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Title: Nuclear Data Sheets for A=189

Evaluated experimental data are presented for 13 known mass 189 nuclides (Hf, Ta, W, Re, Os, Ir, Pt, Au, Hg, Tl, Pb, Bi, Po). Since the 2003Wu02 publication, structure and decay data from 25 new and primary publications have been incorporated in the current work, while adding a new 189Hf nuclide. New data have been added for all nuclides except 189Au and 189Hg. Moreover, several previous datasets were modified for β-decay Q values and conversion coefficients even when no new publications appeared since 2003Wu02. In spite of large amounts of data available for A=189 nuclides, several deficiencies remain, which are pointed out below in the hope that further experimental work may improve our knowledge of structure of these nuclides. For 189Hf and 189Ta, ground-state half-lives, and their decay schemes are unknown. An isomer in 189Ta has recently been established but its decay characteristics are unknown, even though several gamma rays were connected with its decay. No excited states are known in 189W and only one in 189Po. The decay scheme of 189W is known poorly with most gamma rays left as unassigned. The decay schemes of 189Au and 189Pb g.s. suffer from incompleteness, while those for the g.s. and isomermore » of 189Tl are almost absent. The decay schemes of g.s. and isomer of 189Hg are very complex as apparent from the study by 1996Wo04. Evaluators feel that these two decay schemes could be improved with modern gamma-ray detector arrays. While several isomers are known in many of the A=189 nuclides, there is in general lack of information of level half-lives, thus limiting the knowledge of transition probabilities. High-spin structures, including SD bands in 189Hg and 189Tl, are known in 189Re, 189Ir, 189Pt, 189Au, 189Hg, 189Tl, 189Pb and 189Bi. Single-particle transfer data are available for 189Re, 189Os, and 189Pt; and two-neutron transfer data for 189Ir.« less
 [1] ;  [2]
  1. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). National Nuclear Data Center
  2. McMaster Univ., Hamilton, ON (Canada). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
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Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 0090-3752; TRN: US1702165
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Data Sheets
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 142; Journal ID: ISSN 0090-3752
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); McMaster Univ., Hamilton, ON (Canada)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Country of Publication:
United States
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