Study of the Giant Gamow-Teller Resonance in Nuclear Beta-Decay - the Case of Ar-32
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 1985

Delayed proton and gamma emissions following the β-decay of 32Ar have been studied. The half-life of 32Ar is 98 ± 2 ms, and the T = 2 analogue state in 32Cl lies at the excitation energy 5036 ± 12 keV. From the intensity of the feeding to this state the proton intensities can be converted to an absolute scale leading to a total proton branching ratio of (43 ± 3)%. From proton-gamma coincidence measurements it emerges that (1.9 ± 0.2)% of the protons lead to the first-excited state in 31S. A level scheme up to 8.75 MeV excitation in 32Cl has been constructed and the Gamow-Teller strength function has been deduced. The result is a renormalization of the axial-vector strength to (49 ± 5)% of the free-nucleon value.


T. Bjornstad

M. J. G. Borge

P. Dessagne

R. D. Vondincklage

G. T. Ewan

P. G. Hansen

A. Huck

Björn Jonson

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G. Klotz

A. Knipper

P. O. Larsson

Göran Hugo Nyman

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H. L. Ravn

C. Richardserre

K. Riisager

D. Schardt

G. Walter

Nuclear Physics A

0375-9474 (ISSN)

Vol. 443 2 283-301


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