Electroweak Decay Studies of Highly Charged Radioactive Ions with TITAN at TRIUMF
AbstractSeveral modes of electroweak radioactive decay require an interaction between the nucleus and bound electrons within the constituent atom. Thus, the probabilities of the respective decays are not only influenced by the structure of the initial and final states in the nucleus, but can also depend strongly on the atomic charge. Conditions suitable for the partial or complete ionization of these rare isotopes occur naturally in hot, dense astrophysical environments, but can also be artificially generated in the laboratory to selectively block certain radioactive decay modes. Direct experimental studies on such scenarios are extremely difficult due to the laboratory conditions required to generate and store radioactive ions at high charge states. A new electron-beam ion trap (EBIT) decay setup with the TITAN experiment at TRIUMF has successfully demonstrated such techniques for performing spectroscopy on the radioactive decay of highly charged ions. View Full-Text
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Leach, K.G.; Dillmann, I.; Klawitter, R.; Leistenschneider, E.; Lennarz, A.; Brunner, T.; Frekers, D.; Andreoiu, C.; Kwiatkowski, A.A.; Dilling, J. Electroweak Decay Studies of Highly Charged Radioactive Ions with TITAN at TRIUMF
. Atoms 2017, 5, 14.
Leach KG, Dillmann I, Klawitter R, Leistenschneider E, Lennarz A, Brunner T, Frekers D, Andreoiu C, Kwiatkowski AA, Dilling J. Electroweak Decay Studies of Highly Charged Radioactive Ions with TITAN at TRIUMF
. Atoms. 2017; 5(1):14.
Leach, Kyle G.; Dillmann, Iris; Klawitter, Renee; Leistenschneider, Erich; Lennarz, Annika; Brunner, Thomas; Frekers, Dieter; Andreoiu, Corina; Kwiatkowski, Anna A.; Dilling, Jens. 2017. "Electroweak Decay Studies of Highly Charged Radioactive Ions with TITAN at TRIUMF
." Atoms 5, no. 1: 14.
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