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Lifetime of the 0.119-Mev state of the N16 nucleus

Zimmermann, W., Jr. (1959) Lifetime of the 0.119-Mev state of the N16 nucleus. Physical Review, 114 (3). pp. 867-869. ISSN 0031-899X. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:ZIMpr59a

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Abstract

The mean life of the 0.119-Mev state of N16 has been measured and is found to be 7.83(1±0.04)×10^-5 second. This state was produced by means of the N15(d, p)N16 reaction with deuterons having a laboratory energy of 1.76 Mev. The experiment involved periodically directing the deuteron beam onto and then away from the target. The lifetime was determined by measuring the decay rate of the 0.119-Mev γ-ray activity during the periods when the beam was off the target.


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Additional Information:©1959 The American Physical Society. Received 1 December 1958. It is a pleasure for the author to acknowledge the kind assistance of the staff of the Kellogg Laboratory. He is particularly indebted to Professor C.A. Barnes, Professor T. Lauritsen, and Professor W. Whaling for their encouragement and advice. He would also like to thank Dr. R.C. Hanna of the Atomic Energy Research Establishment, Harwell, for his interest in this experiment. Finally, the author is indebted to the Eastman Kodak Company for financial support given him during this work. Supported in part by the joint program of the Office of Naval Research and the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
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