β-decay studies of neutron-rich nuclei
NSCL and Department of Chemistry, Michigan State University, 48824, East Lansing, MI, USA
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Accepted: 19 March 2005
Published online: 27 June 2005
Recent results of β-decay studies performed along the expected neutron shell closures at N = 20, 28, 50 and 82 are reviewed and discussed in view of the potentially dynamic nature of neutron single-particle states in nuclei having extreme neutron-to-proton ratios.
PACS: 23.40.-s β decay; double β decay; electron and muon capture – / 21.10.-k Properties of nuclei; nuclear energy levels –
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