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On the β-Transition of 205T1 to 205Pb

  • E. Braun
  • I. Talmi

Abstract

Some first forbidden β-decays in nuclei near 208 Pb have low ft-values. The large matrix elements corresponding to these were interpreted long ago as due to purity of shell model configurations at the closed proton and neutron shells [1]. On the basis of this information it was suggested to build a low energy neutrino detector [2]. A neutrino with energy higher than 62 keV could be absorbed by 205 Tl nucleus in its 1/2+ ground state resulting in a 1/2- state, 2.3 keV above the 205 Pb ground state.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Braun
    • 1
  • I. Talmi
    • 1
  1. 1.The Weizmann Institute of ScienceRehovotIsrael

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