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Physics | Excited Nuclear States - Nuclei with Z = 61-73.

Excited Nuclear States - Nuclei with Z = 61-73.

Soroko, Zoya N

Schopper, Herwig (Ed.)

2013, X, 574 p. 9 illus. in color.


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  • Provides systematic compilation of the properties of excited nuclear statesProvides recent data from all types of nuclear reactions, including reactions with neutrons and γ-rays
  • Covers all nuclei, including unstable nuclei far from the stability line
  • Describes nuclear resonance fluorescence
  • Describes cluster models in nuclear astrophysics.
  • Written by competent experts in the field

Volume I/25D is the fourth one in a series of volumes on the properties of the excited states of all nuclei. The data presented are collected from all kinds of nuclear reactions, including measurements of reactions with neutrons and γ-rays not yet fully considered in previous compilations. The nuclei considered also comprise nuclei far from the stability line.


The properties of excited nuclear states are of importance for scientific and practical applications. No systematic compilation of such data has been performed so far. The present compilation has been prepared by eminent experts in the field. One of the characteristics of Landolt-Börnstein is that data are evaluated before they are accepted for compilation. The idea is to present ‘best values’ which can be used with confidence by non-experts.


The present Volume I/25D is providing new data (energy levels, branching ratios, cross-sections, spectroscopic factors, etc.) for nuclei with atomic numbers Z ranging from 61 (Pm) to 73 (Ta)published in 2005-2011, thus supplementing previous compilations. Additionally, a section of the Introduction is devoted to photon scattering by nuclei.


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Table of contents 

Photon Scattering by Nuclei.- Photon Scattering.- Kinematics.- Compton Scattering.- Photon Beams.- Nuclear Gamma Ray Beams.- Photon Beams from Compton Backscattering.- Bremsstrahlung Beams.- Positron Annihilatiion.- Photon Detection.- Scintilators.- Semiconductor Detectors.- Experimental Procedures.- Calibrations and Simulations.- Data Analysis.- Underlying Formalism.- Self-absorption and Doppler Effects.- Unresolved Resonances and Spectral Strength.- Electric Dipole Scattering through Coupled Phonon Modes.- Magnetic Dipoe Strength in Nuclear Photon Scattering.- Electric Quadrupole Excitation by Photons.- E1 Strength in 'Isoscalar Pygmy' Peak.- Photon Scattering up to Particle Emission Thresholds.- Photon Scattering in the Range of the IVGDR.- 61-Promethium.- 62-Samarium.- 63-Europium.- 64-Gadolinium.- 65-Terbium.- 66-Dysprosium.- 67-Holmium.- 68-Erbium.- 69-Thulium.- 70-Ytterbium.- 71-Lutetium.- 72-Hafnium.- 73-Tantalum.-

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