Prealignment B(E2)-anomaly in 124Xe

H. Hanewinkel, W. Gast, U. Kaup, H. Harter, A. Dewald, A. Gelberg, R. Reinhardt, P. von Brentano, A. Zemel, C. E. Alonso, J. M. Arias

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Lifetimes of 17 levels of 124Xe were measured using the Recoil Distance Doppler Shift method. An anomalous E2-reduction was observed, starting at Iπ = 8+ and Iπ = 5+ in the groundstate and in the quasi-gamma band respectively. This anomaly is discussed in terms of the Interacting Boson Model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-12
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - 8 Dec 1983
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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