Spectroscopy of Kr 70 and isospin symmetry in the T=1 fpg shell nuclei SPECTROSCOPY of Kr 70 and ISOSPIN SYMMETRY ... D. M. DEBENHAM et al.

D. M. Debenham, M. A. Bentley, P. J. Davies, T. Haylett, D. G. Jenkins, P. Joshi, L. F. Sinclair, R. Wadsworth, P. Ruotsalainen, J. Henderson, K. Kaneko, K. Auranen, H. Badran, T. Grahn, P. Greenlees, A. Herzaáň, U. Jakobsson, J. Konki, R. Julin, S. JuutinenM. Leino, J. Sorri, J. Pakarinen, P. Papadakis, P. Peura, J. Partanen, P. Rahkila, M. Sandzelius, J. Sarén, C. Scholey, S. Stolze, J. Uusitalo, H. M. David, G. De Angelis, W. Korten, G. Lotay, M. Mallaburn, E. Sahin

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    Abstract

    The recoil-β tagging technique has been used in conjunction with the Ca40(S32,2n) reaction at a beam energy of 88 MeV to identify transitions associated with the decay of the 2+ and, tentatively, 4+ states in the nucleus Kr70. These data are used, along with previously published data, to examine the triplet energy differences (TED) for the mass 70 isobars. The experimental TED values are compared with shell model calculations, performed with the JUN45 interaction in the fpg model space, that include a J=0 isospin nonconserving (INC) interaction with an isotensor strength of 100 keV. The agreement is found to be very good up to spin 4 and supports the expectation for analog states that all three nuclei have the same oblate shape at low-spin. The A=70 results are compared with the experimental and shell model predicted TED and mirror energy differences (MED) for the mass 66 and 74 systems. The comparisons clearly demonstrate the importance of the isotensor INC interaction in replicating the TED data in this region. Issues related to the observed MED values and their interpretation within the shell model are discussed.

    Original languageEnglish
    Article number054311
    JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
    Volume94
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 14 Nov 2016

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