Discrete linking transitions for a superdeformed band in the A ≈ 80 region

C. J. Chiara, D. G. Sarantites, M. Montero, J. O'Brien, O. L. Pechenaya, W. Reviol, R. M. Clark, P. Fallon, A. Görgen, A. O. MacChiavelli, D. Ward, W. Satuła

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The yrast superdeformed (SD) band in 84Zr has been linked to states of normal deformation (ND) by three single-step γ decays. The spins and parity of the SD band were determined through angular distributions of two of these links. The properties of this band and its decay to ND states are compared with linked SD bands in other mass regions. SD intensity profiles, calculated SD-ND potential barriers, and results of a statistical-decay analysis suggest there is significant SD-ND mixing involved.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNUCLEI AT THE LIMITS
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Apr 5 2005
EventNuclei at the Limits - Argonne, IL, United States
Duration: Jul 26 2004Jul 30 2004

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616


ConferenceNuclei at the Limits
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityArgonne, IL


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