Exciting Isomers from the First Stopped-beam RISING Campaign

Dirk Rudolph, S. Pietri, Zs. Podolyak, P. H. Regan, A. B. Garnsworthy, Robert Hoischen, S. J. Steer, F. Becker, P. Bednarczyk, L. Caceres, P. Doornenbal, H. Geissel, J. Gerl, M. Gorska, J. Grebosz, A. Kelic, I. Kojouharov, N. Kurz, F. Montes, W. ProkopowiczT. Saito, H. Schaffner, S. Tashenov, E. Werner-Malento, H. J. Wollersheim, Lise-Lotte Andersson, L. Atanasova, D. L. Balabanski, M. A. Bentley, G. Benzoni, B. Blank, A. Blazhev, C. Brandau, J. R. Brown, A. M. Bruce, F. Camera, W. N. Catford, I. J. Cullen, Zs. Dombradi, E. Estevez, Claes Fahlander, W. Gelletly, A. Heinz, Margareta Hellström, G. Ilie, Emma Johansson, J. Jolie, G. A. Jones, A. Jungclaus, M. Kmiecik, F. G. Kondev, T. Kurtukian-Nieto, S. Lalkovski, Z. Liu, A. Maj, S. Myalski, M. Pfutzner, T. Shizuma, A. J. Simons, S. Schwertel, P. M. Walker, O. Wieland

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Abstract

First results are reported from a major new initiative of experiments, which focus on nuclear structure studies at extreme isospin values by means of isomer spectroscopy. The experiments represent the first part of the so-called stopped-beam campaign within the Rare ISotope INvestigations at GSI (RISING) project. Time-correlated gamma decays from individually identified nuclear species have been measured, allowing the clean identification of isomeric decays in a wide range of exotic nuclei both at the proton drip-line and in heavy, neutron-rich systems. An overview of the experimental technique will be given, together with the performance of the new germanium detector array and future research plans for the collaboration.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-176
JournalThe European Physical Journal. Special Topics
Volume150
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Subatomic Physics

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