2018 Impact factor 2.481
Hadrons and Nuclei
Eur. Phys. J. A 16, 177-180 (2003)
DOI: 10.1140/epja/i2002-10086-8

Measurement of $\mth{{2^+_1}}$ level lifetimes in $\chem{^{162}Yb}$ and $\chem{^{162}Er}$ by fast electronic scintillation timing

M.A. Caprio1, N.V. Zamfir1, 2, 3, E.A. McCutchan1, R.F. Casten1, Z. Berant1, 2, 4, H. Amro1, C.J. Barton1, 5, C.W. Beausang1, D.S. Brenner1, 2, J.R. Cooper1, 6, R.L. Gill7, G. Gürdal1, 2, 8, A.A. Hecht1, C. Hutter1, 9, R. Krücken1, 10, D.A. Meyer1, J.R. Novak1, N. Pietralla1, 11, P.H. Regan1, 12 and J.J. Ressler1

1  Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
2  Clark University, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
3  Institutul National de Fizica si Inginerie Nucleara, RO-76900 Bucuresti-Magurele, Romania
4  Nuclear Research Center Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
5  CLRC Daresbury Laboratory, Daresbury, Warrington WA4 4AD, United Kingdom
6  Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551, USA
7  Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, NY 11973, USA
8  Istanbul University, 34459 Vezneciler-Istanbul, Turkey
9  Institut für Kernphysik, Technische Universität Darmstadt, D-64289 Darmstadt, Germany
10  Physik Department E12, Technische Universität München, D-85748 Garching, Germany
11  Institut für Kernphysik, Universität zu Köln, D-50937 Köln, Germany
12  University of Surrey, Guilford, Surrey GU2 7XH, United Kingdom

mark.caprio@yale.edu

(Received: 2 September 2002 / Published online: 4 February 2003)

Abstract
Lifetime measurements for the 2+1 levels of 162Er and 162Yb were obtained in $\beta^+/\varepsilon$ decay at the Yale Moving Tape Collector by fast electronic scintillation timing of $\beta^+\gamma$ coincidences.

PACS
21.10.Re - Collective levels.
21.10.Tg - Lifetimes.
27.70.+q - $150\leq A \leq 189$ .

© Società Italiana di Fisica, Springer-Verlag 2003