Spontaneous emission probability for M1 transition in a dielectric medium: 229mTh(3/2+, 3.5±1.0 eV) decay

  • E. V. Tkalya
Fields, Particles, and Nuclei


The probability of spontaneous magnetic dipole emission in a transparent dielectric medium with refractive index n is shown to be n3 times higher than in vacuum. The decay of a low-lying nuclear 229mTh(3/2+, 3.5±1.0 eV) level in the 229ThO2 dielectric is discussed.

PACS numbers

23.20.Lv 27.90.+b 32.30.Jc 32.70.Fw 42.50.−p 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. V. Tkalya
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  1. 1.Skobeltsyn Research Institute of Nuclear PhysicsMoscow State UniversityVorob’evy gory, MoscowRussia

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