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Lifetime measurement of excited states in 46Ti


The level lifetimes of the yrast 21+, 41+ and 61+ states and an upper limit of the lifetime of the 81+ state in 46Ti have been measured with high accuracy exploiting the recoil distance Doppler-shift method (RDDS) and using \(\gamma\gamma\) coincidences. The nuclei were populated by the fusion evaporation reaction 40Ca(9Be, 2p1n)46Ti at a beam energy of \(E=33\) MeV at the FN tandem accelerator of the University of Cologne, Germany. Lifetimes were extracted using the established differential decay curve method (DDCM).

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Goldkuhle, A., Fransen, C., Dewald, A. et al. Lifetime measurement of excited states in 46Ti. Eur. Phys. J. A 55, 53 (2019).

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