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Ultrahigh-spin spectroscopy of Er-159,Er-160: Observation of triaxial strongly deformed structures

Ollier, J.; Simpson, J.; Wang, X.; Riley, M. A.; Aguilar, A.; Teal, C.; Paul, E. S.; Nolan, P. J.; Petri, M. and Rigby, S. V., et al. (2009) In Physical Review C (Nuclear Physics) 80(6).
Abstract
Three weakly populated high-spin rotational bands associated with the gamma decay of Er-159 and Er-160 were observed in fusion-evaporation reactions involving a beam of Ca-48 at an energy of 215 MeV incident on a Cd-116 target. The gamma decays were detected using the highly efficient Gammasphere spectrometer. The discovery of these bands, which extend discrete-line spectroscopy in these nuclei to ultrahigh spin of similar to 60h, is consistent with recent observations of high-spin collective structures in isotopes of Er, Yb, and Tm around N=90. Cranked Nilsson-Strutinsky calculations suggest that these bands may arise from well-deformed triaxial configurations with either positive or negative gamma deformation.
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  abstract     = {Three weakly populated high-spin rotational bands associated with the gamma decay of Er-159 and Er-160 were observed in fusion-evaporation reactions involving a beam of Ca-48 at an energy of 215 MeV incident on a Cd-116 target. The gamma decays were detected using the highly efficient Gammasphere spectrometer. The discovery of these bands, which extend discrete-line spectroscopy in these nuclei to ultrahigh spin of similar to 60h, is consistent with recent observations of high-spin collective structures in isotopes of Er, Yb, and Tm around N=90. Cranked Nilsson-Strutinsky calculations suggest that these bands may arise from well-deformed triaxial configurations with either positive or negative gamma deformation.},
  author       = {Ollier, J. and Simpson, J. and Wang, X. and Riley, M. A. and Aguilar, A. and Teal, C. and Paul, E. S. and Nolan, P. J. and Petri, M. and Rigby, S. V. and Thomson, J. and Unsworth, C. and Carpenter, M. P. and Janssens, R. V. F. and Kondev, F. G. and Lauritsen, T. and Zhu, S. and Hartley, D. J. and Darby, I. G. and Ragnarsson, Ingemar},
  issn         = {0556-2813},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {6},
  publisher    = {American Physical Society},
  series       = {Physical Review C (Nuclear Physics)},
  title        = {Ultrahigh-spin spectroscopy of Er-159,Er-160: Observation of triaxial strongly deformed structures},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.80.064322},
  volume       = {80},
  year         = {2009},
}