E0 transitions in 106Pd: Implications for shape coexistence

E. E. Peters, F. M. Prados-Estévez, A. Chakraborty, M. G. Mynk, D. Bandyopadhyay, S. N. Choudry, B. P. Crider, P. E. Garrett, S. F. Hicks, A. Kumar, S. R. Lesher, C. J. McKay, J. N. Orce, M. Scheck, J. R. Vanhoy, J. L. Wood, S. W. Yates

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Abstract

Level lifetimes in 106Pd were measured with the Doppler-shift attenuation method following inelastic neutron scattering, and electric monopole transition strengths between low-lying 2+ states were deduced. The large (Formula presented.) (E0) values obtained provide evidence for shape coexistence, extending observation of such structures in the N = 60 isotones. Included in these results is the first determination of the E0 transition strength in the Pd nuclei between levels with K = 2.

Original languageEnglish
Article number96
JournalEuropean Physical Journal A
Volume52
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2016

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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