Pion inelastic scattering to the low-lying broad 2+ in 20Ne

M. Burlein, H. T. Fortune, W. M. Amos, T. L. Ekenberg, A. Kotwal, P. H. Kutt, J. M. Odonnell, J. D. Silk, B. Boyer, A. Fuentes, K. Johnson, C. F. Moore, S. H. Yoo, S. Mordechai, C. L. Morris, J. D. Zumbro, D. L. Watson, K. S. Dhuga

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We have observed the broad 2+ member of the K=04+ band of Ne20 with the 20Ne(π-π-,) reaction at Tπ=120 and 180 MeV and with 20Ne(π-π-,) at T=180 MeV. We find an excitation energy of 9.00±0.18 MeV and a width of 0.8 MeV. The B(E2↑) is determined to be approximately 25 to 35 e2fm4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)785-789
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1989

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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