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Relationship between hyperdeformation, fission resonances and clustering in 233Th

  • N. Nenoff
  • H. Beer
  • P. Bringel
  • S. Chmel
  • M. Csatlós
  • S. Dababneh
  • M. Heil
  • H. Hübel
  • F. Käppeler
  • A. Krasznahorkay
  • E. Mergel
  • R. Plag
  • R. Reifarth
Article

Abstract

The mass distribution of nuclides produced in the reaction 232Th(n,f) with neutron energies below and within the resonance region was investigated using the activation method. The results confirm the theoretical predictions of the existence of hyperdeformed octupole shapes in 233Th.

Keywords

fission resonances hyperdeformation cluster states in nuclei 

PACS

25.85.Ec 24.30.-v 21.10.Gv 21.60.Gx 27.90.+b 

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© Akadémiai Kiadó 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Nenoff
    • 1
  • H. Beer
    • 2
  • P. Bringel
    • 1
  • S. Chmel
    • 1
  • M. Csatlós
    • 3
  • S. Dababneh
    • 2
  • M. Heil
    • 2
  • H. Hübel
    • 3
  • F. Käppeler
    • 2
  • A. Krasznahorkay
    • 3
  • E. Mergel
    • 1
  • R. Plag
    • 2
  • R. Reifarth
    • 2
  1. 1.Helmholtz-Institut für Strahlen- und KernphysikUniv. BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.Forschungszentrum KarlsruheInstitut für KernphysikKarlsruheGermany
  3. 3.Institute of Nuclear Research of the Hungarian Academy of ScienceDebrecenHungary

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