Identification of Er145 and Ho145

K. S. Vierinen, J. M. Nitschke, P. A. Wilmarth, R. M. Chasteler, A. A. Shihab-Eldin, R. B. Firestone, K. S. Toth, Y. A. Akovali

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On-line mass separation and K x-ray coincidences were used to identify the decays of Er145 and Ho145. Only -delayed proton emission was observed for Er145 (T1/2=0.9±0.3 s), and a total of 16 -ray transitions were assigned to the decay of Ho145 (T1/2=2.4±0.1 s). A Ho145 decay scheme was constructed which incorporates 13 -ray transitions and 10 excited levels in Dy145 and establishes the h11/2 isomeric level at Ex=118.2 keV. The low-lying neutron-hole structure in Dy145 is compared to level systematics in even-Z nuclei with N=77, 79, and 81.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1972-1975
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review C
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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    Vierinen, K. S., Nitschke, J. M., Wilmarth, P. A., Chasteler, R. M., Shihab-Eldin, A. A., Firestone, R. B., Toth, K. S., & Akovali, Y. A. (1989). Identification of Er145 and Ho145. Physical Review C, 39(5), 1972-1975.