Quadrupole decay strength of the M1 scissors mode

T. Beck, J. Beller, V. Derya, U. Gayer, J. Isaak, B. Löher, L. Mertes, N. Pietralla, P. Ries, C. Romig, D. Savran, M. Scheck, W. Tornow, H. R. Weller, V. Werner, M. Zweidinger

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The E2/M1 multipole mixing ratio δ1→2 of the 1+sc→2+11sc+→21+ transition of Gd was determined using results from high-statistics photon scattering. This provides a possibility for a new approach on the search of J+scJsc+ members of the rotational band built on the scissors mode. By application of Alaga’s rule, which is justifiable as 156Gd is a well-deformed rotor with good K quantum number, a transition strength of B(E2;2+sc→0+1)=0.034(13)B(E2;2sc+→01+)=0.034(13) W.u. is estimated.
Original languageEnglish
Article number040007
JournalAIP Conference Proceedings
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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