# Fine structure in the [Formula Presented] decay of [Formula Presented]Bi

## Document Type

Article

## Publication Date

1-1-1997

## Abstract

A detailed [Formula Presented]-decay study was performed for [Formula Presented]Bi produced in the reaction of [Formula Presented]Mo on [Formula Presented]Mo at 418 MeV. Evaporation residues were selected in-flight using the Argonne fragment mass analyzer and implanted into a double sided silicon strip detector. The correlation technique between implants and subsequent decays was used to observe new weak [Formula Presented] branches of [Formula Presented]Bi to excited states in [Formula Presented]Tl. A more precise value of 182(8) keV for the excitation energy of the [Formula Presented][Formula Presented] intruder state in [Formula Presented]Bi was determined. The [Formula Presented] decay of the [Formula Presented]Bi (9/2[Formula Presented] ground state to the [Formula Presented] level at 284 keV was observed for the first time. In addition, the [Formula Presented] decay of [Formula Presented]Bi was remeasured. Reduced widths for the [Formula Presented] decays of odd-[Formula Presented]Bi nuclei to states in their Tl daughters are discussed. © 1997 The American Physical Society.

## Publication Source (Journal or Book title)

Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics

## First Page

1192

## Last Page

1196

## Recommended Citation

Wauters, J., Batchelder, J., Bingham, C., Blumenthal, D., Brown, L., Conticchio, L., Davids, C., Davinson, T., Irvine, R., Seweryniak, D., Toth, K., Walters, W., Woods, P., & Zganjar, E.
(1997). Fine structure in the [Formula Presented] decay of [Formula Presented]Bi.* Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics**, 55* (3), 1192-1196.
https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.55.1192