Gamma decay of pygmy states in 90,94Zr from inelastic scattering of light ions

F. C.L. Crespi, A. Bracco, A. Tamii, N. Blasi, F. Camera, O. Wieland, N. Aoi, D. Balabanski, S. Bassauer, A. S. Brown, M. P. Carpenter, J. J. Carroll, M. Ciemala, A. Czeszumska, P. J. Davies, L. Donaldson, Y. Fang, H. Fujita, G. Gey, T. H. HoangN. Ichige, E. Ideguchi, A. Inoue, J. Isaak, C. Iwamoto, D. G. Jenkins, O. H. Jin, T. Klaus, N. Kobayashi, T. Koike, M. Krzysiek, M. Kumar Raju, M. Liu, A. Maj, D. Montanari, L. Morris, S. Noji, S. G. Pickstone, D. Savran, M. Spieker, G. Steinhilber, C. Sullivan, B. Wasilewska, V. Werner, T. Yamamoto, Y. Yamamoto, X. Zhou, S. Zhu

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We performed experiments to study the low-energy part of the E1 response (Pygmy Dipole Resonance) in 90,94Zr nuclei, by measuring the (p,p'γ) and (α,α'γ) inelastic scattering reactions at energies Ebeam,p = 80 MeV and Ebeam,α = 130 MeV respectively. The inelastically scattered particles were measured by employing the high-resolution spectrometer Grand Raiden. The gamma-rays emitted following the de-excitation of the Zr target nuclei were detected using both the clover type HPGe detectors of the CAGRA array and the large volume LaBr3:Ce scintillation detectors from the HECTOR+ array. Some preliminary results are presented here.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012002
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2018 May 10
Externally publishedYes
EventInternational Workshop on Nuclear Reactions on Nucleons and Nuclei 2017, NRNN 2017 - Messina, Italy
Duration: 2017 Oct 252017 Oct 26

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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