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Decay studies of the long-lived states in Tl186 (2020)

Stryjczyk, M., Andel, B., Andreyev, A. N., Cubiss, J., Pakarinen, J., Rezynkina, K., Van Duppen, P., Antalic, S., Berry, T., Borge, M. J. G., Clisu, C., Cox, D. M., De Witte, H., Fraile, L. M., Fynbo, H. O. U., Gaffney, L. P., Harkness-Brennan, L. J., Huyse, M., Illana, A., . . . Wrzosek-Lipska, K. (2020). Decay studies of the long-lived states in Tl186. Physical Review C, 102(2), Article 024322. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.102.024322

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All authors or editors: Stryjczyk, M.; Andel, B.; Andreyev, A. N.; Cubiss, J.; Pakarinen, J.; Rezynkina, K.; Van Duppen, P.; Antalic, S.; Berry, T.; Borge, M. J. G.; et al.

Journal or series: Physical Review C

ISSN: 2469-9985

eISSN: 2469-9993

Publication year: 2020

Volume: 102

Issue number: 2

Article number: 024322

Publisher: American Physical Society (APS)

Publication country: United States

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.102.024322

Publication open access: Openly available

Publication channel open access: Partially open access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/71512

Publication is parallel published: https://arxiv.org/abs/2006.02161


Decay spectroscopy of the long-lived states in 186Tl has been performed at the ISOLDE Decay Station at ISOLDE, CERN. The α decay from the low-spin (2−) state in 186Tl was observed for the first time and a half-life of 3.4+0.5−0.4 s was determined. Based on the α-decay energy, the relative positions of the long-lived states were fixed, with the (2−) state as the ground state, the 7(+) state at 77(56) keV, and the 10(−) state at 451(56) keV. The level scheme of the internal decay of the 186Tl(10(−)) state [T1/2=3.40(9) s], which was known to decay solely through emission of 374-keV γ-ray transition, was extended and a lower limit for the β-decay branching bβ>5.9(3)% was determined. The extracted retardation factors for the γ decay of the 10(−) state were compared to the available data in neighboring odd-odd thallium isotopes indicating the importance of the πd3/2 shell in the isomeric decay and significant structure differences between 184Tl and 186Tl.

Keywords: nuclear physics

Free keywords: alpha decay; electromagnetic transitions; isomer decays; lifetimes and widths; nuclear structure and decays

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Reporting Year: 2020

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