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The 198Au βhalf-life in the metal Au

  • T. Spillane
  • F. Raiola
  • F. Zeng
  • H. W. Becker
  • L. Gialanella
  • K. U. Kettner
  • R. Kunze
  • C. RolfsEmail author
  • M. Romano
  • D. Schürmann
  • F. Strieder
Regular Article - Nuclear Structure and Reactions

Abstract.

For the β--decay of 198Au in a Au metallic environment the half-life was observed to be longer by 0.4±0.7% at room temperature (T = 293K) and by 4.0±0.7% when the metal was cooled to T = 12K, both compared to the literature value of T 1/2 = 2.6943±0.0008d.

PACS.

26.20.+f Hydrostatic stellar nucleosynthesis 27.30.+t 20 ⩽ A ⩽ 38 21.10.Tg Lifetimes 

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© Società Italiana di Fisica and Springer-Verlag 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Spillane
    • 1
    • 2
  • F. Raiola
    • 2
  • F. Zeng
    • 3
  • H. W. Becker
    • 4
  • L. Gialanella
    • 5
  • K. U. Kettner
    • 6
  • R. Kunze
    • 2
  • C. Rolfs
    • 2
    Email author
  • M. Romano
    • 5
  • D. Schürmann
    • 2
  • F. Strieder
    • 2
  1. 1.University of ConnecticutStorrsUSA
  2. 2.Experimentalphysik IIIRuhr-Universität BochumBochumGermany
  3. 3.Chinese Institute of Atomic EnergyBeijingChina
  4. 4.Dynamitron-Tandem-LaboratoriumRuhr-Universität BochumBochumGermany
  5. 5.Dipartimento di Scienze FisicheUniversità Federico II and INFNNapoliItaly
  6. 6.Fachhochschule BielefeldBielefeldGermany

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