Gamma/neutron competition above the neutron separation energy in delayed neutron emitters

E. Valencia, A. Algora, J. L. Tain, S. Rice, J. Agramunt, A. A. Zakari-Issoufou, J. Äystö, M. Bowry, V. M. Bui, R. Caballero-Folch, D. Cano-Ott, V. Eloma, T. Eronen, E. Estevez, G. F. Farrelly, M. Fallot, A. Garcia, W. Gelletly, M. B. Gomez-Hornillos, V. GorlychevJ. Hakala, A. Jokinen, M. D. Jordan, A. Kankainen, F. G. Kondev, T. Martinez, E. Mendoza, F. Molina, I. Moore, A. Perez, Zs Podolyak, H. Penttilä, A. Porta, P. H. Regan, J. Rissanen, B. Rubio, C. Weber

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Abstract

To study the β-decay properties of some well known delayed neutron emitters an experiment was performed in 2009 at the IGISOL facility (University of Jyväskylä in Finland) using Total Absorption -ray Spectroscopy (TAGS) technique. The aim of these measurements is to obtain the full β-strength distribution below the neutron separation energy (Sn) and the γ/neutron competition above. This information is a key parameter in nuclear technology applications as well as in nuclear astrophysics and nuclear structure. Preliminary results of the analysis show a significant γ-branching ratio above Sn. © Owned by the authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2014.
Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Apr 2014
Externally publishedYes
EventEPJ Web of Conferences -
Duration: 14 Apr 2014 → …

Conference

ConferenceEPJ Web of Conferences
Period14/04/14 → …

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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