High-spin states in 232U investigated with the 232Th(α, 4nγ) reaction

RVF Janssens, JFW Jansen, GT Emery, DCJM Hageman, J Lukasiak

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    Abstract

    The ground-state rotational band of 232U is established up to Iπ = 16+ (tentatively 18+) through a study of the 232Th(α, 4nγ) reaction. Conversion electron spectroscopy is found to be especially useful in circumventing the difficulties caused by strong fission competition.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)209-213
    Number of pages5
    JournalPhysics Letters B
    Volume90
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 25-Feb-1980

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