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Title: Lifetimes in Te 124 : Examining critical-point symmetry in the Te nuclei

The Doppler-shift attenuation method following inelastic neutron scattering was used to determine the lifetimes of nuclear levels to 3.3-MeV excitation in 124Te. Level energies and spins, γ -ray energies and branching ratios, and multipole-mixing ratios were deduced from measured γ-ray angular distributions at incident neutron energies of 2.40 and 3.30 MeV, γ-ray excitation functions, and γγ coincidence measurements. The newly obtained reduced transition probabilities and level energies for 124Te were compared to critical-point symmetry model predictions. The E(5) and β 4 potential critical-point symmetries were also investigated in 122Te and 126Te.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [2] ;  [1] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5]
  1. Univ. of Dallas, Irving, TX (United States). Dept. of Physics
  2. US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (United States). Dept. of Physics
  3. Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy; Univ. of Guelph, ON (Canada). Dept. of Physics
  4. Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy; Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
  5. Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry; Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Dept. of Chemistry
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
BNL-114360-2017-JA
Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9985; PRVCAN
Grant/Contract Number:
NA0002931; PHY-9600431; PHY-9626846; PHY-1606890
Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review C
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 95; Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9985
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Research Org:
Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY (United States); Univ. of Dallas, Irving, TX (United States); US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), Fuel Cycle Technologies (NE-5); USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); National Science Foundation (NSF)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; electromagnetic transition; Lifetimes; nuclear spin
OSTI Identifier:
1373078
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1348961; OSTI ID: 1395942