Development of a new recoil filter detector for gamma-detector arrays

J. Heese, K.H. Maier, H. Grawe, H. Kluge, M. Schramm, R. Schubart, K.M. Spohr, W. Meczynski, M. Janicki, J. Styczen, J. Grebosz

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A new device for the detection of evaporation residues in coincidence with y rays in heavy-ion induced reactions is presented. This new detector mainly discriminates against fission and allows Doppler corrections of the y spectra. As a first application, the level schemes of the neutron deficient lead isotopes 188Pb and 186Pb have been studied for the first time at the VICKSI accelerator. Both nuclei exhibit a structure different from heavier even-even Pb isotopes and show low-lying rotational bands.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)61-69
Number of pages9
JournalActa Physica Polonica B
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes


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