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Coulomb Excitation of 104Sn and the Strength of the 100Sn Shell Closure

Guastalla, G. ; DiJulio, Douglas LU ; Gorska, M. ; Cederkäll, Joakim LU ; Boutachkov, P. ; Golubev, Pavel LU ; Pietri, S. ; Grawe, H. ; Nowacki, F. and Sieja, K. , et al. (2013) In Physical Review Letters 110(17).
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A measurement of the reduced transition probability for the excitation of the ground state to the first 2(+) state in Sn-104 has been performed using relativistic Coulomb excitation at GSI. Sn-104 is the lightest isotope in the Sn chain for which this quantity has been measured. The result is a key point in the discussion of the evolution of nuclear structure in the proximity of the doubly magic nucleus Sn-100. The value B(E2; 0(+) -> 2(+)) = 0.10(4) e(2)b(2) is significantly lower than earlier results for Sn-106 and heavier isotopes. The result is well reproduced by shell model predictions and therefore indicates a robust N = Z = 50 shell closure. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.172501
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  abstract     = {A measurement of the reduced transition probability for the excitation of the ground state to the first 2(+) state in Sn-104 has been performed using relativistic Coulomb excitation at GSI. Sn-104 is the lightest isotope in the Sn chain for which this quantity has been measured. The result is a key point in the discussion of the evolution of nuclear structure in the proximity of the doubly magic nucleus Sn-100. The value B(E2; 0(+) -> 2(+)) = 0.10(4) e(2)b(2) is significantly lower than earlier results for Sn-106 and heavier isotopes. The result is well reproduced by shell model predictions and therefore indicates a robust N = Z = 50 shell closure. DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.172501},
  author       = {Guastalla, G. and DiJulio, Douglas and Gorska, M. and Cederkäll, Joakim and Boutachkov, P. and Golubev, Pavel and Pietri, S. and Grawe, H. and Nowacki, F. and Sieja, K. and Algora, A. and Ameil, F. and Arici, T. and Atac, A. and Bentley, M. A. and Blazhev, A. and Bloor, D. and Brambilla, S. and Braun, N. and Camera, F. and Dombradi, Zs. and Domingo Pardo, C. and Estrade, A. and Farinon, F. and Gerl, J. and Goel, N. and Grebosz, J. and Habermann, T. and Hoischen, Robert and Jansson, Kaj and Jolie, J. and Jungclaus, A. and Kojouharov, I. and Knoebel, R. and Kumar, R. and Kurcewicz, J. and Kurz, N. and Lalovic, Natasa and Merchan, E. and Moschner, K. and Naqvi, F. and Singh, B. S. Nara and Nyberg, J. and Nociforo, C. and Obertelli, A. and Pfuetzner, M. and Pietralla, N. and Podolyak, Z. and Prochazka, A. and Ralet, D. and Reiter, P. and Rudolph, Dirk and Schaffner, H. and Schirru, F. and Scruton, L. and Sohler, D. and Swaleh, T. and Taprogge, J. and Vajta, Zs. and Wadsworth, R. and Warr, N. and Weick, H. and Wendt, A. and Wieland, O. and Winfield, J. S. and Wollersheim, H. J.},
  issn         = {1079-7114},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {17},
  publisher    = {American Physical Society},
  series       = {Physical Review Letters},
  title        = {Coulomb Excitation of 104Sn and the Strength of the 100Sn Shell Closure},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.172501},
  doi          = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.110.172501},
  volume       = {110},
  year         = {2013},
}