2018 Impact factor 2.481
Hadrons and Nuclei
Eur. Phys. J. A 9, 9-12

Short note

Beta decay of neutron-rich \ensuremath{\mathsf{^{118}Rh}} and the lowest excited states in \ensuremath{\mathsf{^{118}Pd}}

A. Jokinen - J.C. Wang - J. Äystö - P. Dendooven - S. Nummela - J. Huikari - V. Kolhinen - A. Nieminen - K. Peräjärvi - S. Rinta-Antila

Department of Physics, University of Jyväskylä, P.O. Box 35 (Y5), FIN-40351 Jyväskylä, Finland

Received: 19 June 2000
Communicated by D. Schwalm

Beta decay of a refractory isotope \ensuremath{\mathsf{^{118}Rh}}produced in symmetric fission and mass separated by the ion guide technique has been applied for the study of low-lying excited states of \ensuremath{\mathsf{^{118}Pd}}. The yrast band in \ensuremath{\mathsf{^{118}Pd}} has been observed up to a 6+ state and the lowest states of the asymmetric $\gamma$-band have been identified. The measured half-life of \ensuremath{\mathsf{^{118}Rh}} is $(300\pm60)$ms. The systematics of the excited states in neutron-rich \ensuremath{\mathsf{Pd}}-isotopes implies the saturation towards an O(6)symmetry at N=70.

27.60.+j $90\leq A\leq 149$ - 23.20.Lv Gamma transitions and level energies - 21.10.Re Collective levels

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