2022 Impact factor 2.7
Hadrons and Nuclei
Eur. Phys. J. A 4, 1-3

Short note

Half-life measurements for the 50 keV and 162 keV states in 132I

S.K. Das - R. Guin - S.K. Saha

Radiochemistry Laboratory, Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre B. A. R. C. , I/AF Bidhan Nagar, Calcutta 700 064, India

Received: 28 July 1998 / Revised version: 23 September 1998 Communicated by D. Schwalm

132Te was produced via the 232Th ($\alpha$, fission ) reaction at the Variable Energy Cyclotron , Calcutta. 132Te was separated in carrier-free form from the fission products by radiochemical separation and the half-lives for the 50 keV and 162 keV states of 132I were determined to be 2.94$\pm$0.11 ns and 0.55$\pm$0.04 ns respectively. The present results differ significantly from the previously reported half-lives of 7.14 ns and 3.57 ns for the 50 keV and 162 keV states respectively.

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