E0 transition strengths in 110 Pd

J. Smallcombe, J. Berean-Dutcher, M. Moukaddam, A. B. Garnsworthy, C. Andreoiu, R. Caballero-Folch, T. E. Drake, L. J. Evitts, G. Hackman, J. Henderson, A. Kurkjian, B. Olaizola, E. E. Peters, D. Southall, P. Ruotsalainen, C. E. Svensson, M. Wiens, S. W. Yates, T. Zidar

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Internal conversion coefficients have been measured for transitions in 110 Pd to allow the determination of electric monopole (E0) transition strengths. Excited states were populated through inelastic alpha scattering and the SPICE+TIGRESS detectors at TRIUMF-ISAC-II were used to detect the emitted gamma rays and internal conversion electrons. The E0 transition strengths are found to be small and are consistent with the expectation for transitions from a K = 2 band to the K = 0 ground-state band in the axial rotor model.

Original languageEnglish
Article number165
JournalEuropean Physical Journal A
Issue number10
StatePublished - 2018

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Funding Information:
We would like to thank the beam delivery and technical staff of the TRIUMF-ISAC facility. The SPICE infrastructure was funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation and the Ontario Ministry of Research and Innovation. TRIUMF receives funding through a contribution agreement through the National Research Council Canada. CES acknowledges support from the Canada Research Chairs program. This work was supported in part by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) and by the U.S. National Science Foundation Grant No. 1606890. The enriched isotope used in this research was supplied by the United States Department of Energy Office of Science by the Isotope Program in the Office of Nuclear Physics.

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© Società Italiana di Fisica/ Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany, part of Springer Nature, 2018.

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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