Beta-decay and exotic nucleiK. Riisager
Institut for Fysik og Astronomi, Aarhus Universitet, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark email@example.com
(Received: 21 March 2002 / Published online: 31 October 2002)
Selected examples are given of how beta-decay can provide information on nuclei far from the line of beta-stability. Emphasis is put on beta-delayed particle emission, in particular processes with emission of several particles. The physics questions addressed include halo nuclei and multi-particle emission mechanisms. Muon capture on radioactive nuclei is discussed as an alternative way of accessing the region of high excitation energy.
23.40.Hc - Relation with nuclear matrix elements and nuclear structure .
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