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By R. M. Lieder, H. Ryde (auth.), Michel Baranger, Erich Vogt (eds.)

The current quantity reaffirms nuclear physics as an experimental technology because the authors are essentially experimentalists and because the remedy of the subjects can be stated to be "experimental." (This isn't any mirrored image at the theoretical competence of any of the authors.) the topic of high-spin phenomena in heavy nuclei has grown a lot past the assumption of "backbending" which gave such an impetus to its learn 5 years in the past. it's a wealthy, new box to which Lieder and Ryde have contributed drastically. the thing "Valence and Doorway Mechanisms in Resonance Neutron seize" is, in contradistinction, an editorial relating one of many oldest branches of nuclear physics-and it brings again one among our prior authors. The Doppler-shift technique, reviewed through Alexander and Forster, is among the very important new experimental concepts that emerged within the earlier decade. This overview is meant, intentionally, to explain completely a vintage strategy whose beauty epitomizes a lot of the fascination which nuclear physics strategies have held for a iteration of scientists. This quantity concludes the paintings at the Advances in Nuclear Physics sequence of 1 of the editors (M. Baranger), whose judgment and magnificence represent that that is top within the first ten volumes. lots of our readers and such a lot of our authors should be thankful for the excessive criteria which marked his contributions and which regularly elicited additional hard work from the numerous authors of the series.

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_14. lm) Fig. 18. Decay curves for gsb transitions in 164 Yb and its level scheme. The unshifted fraction of the total transition intensity is plotted against time. To obtain the fitted curves, sidefeeding and cascade-feeding were taken into account and for each state the lifetime T of the level and the lifetime q; of the side-feeding branch into this level were extracted. The resulting lifetimes as well as the experimental intensities of the cascade-feeding I and the side-feeding

9 for the following nuclei: 152Gd (Zol+ 75), 154 Gd (VW 74), 154 Dy (Beu+ 74b), 156Dy (Lie+ 74), 156Er (Sun+ 76, Sun 75), 168Er (Ora+ 73), 160Yb (Dan+ 74), 174 • 176 Yb (Ste 75b, War+ 76), 168 Hf (Hi! 77), 172 Hf (Gon 75), 174 Hf (Jiil 77, Boh+ 74), 174W (Jiil 77), 178W (Sae+ 73), 182 W (Ber+ 76), 1800s (Jiil 77), 1840s (Nes+ 76), 1860s (War+ 73a), 184 Pt (Bes+ 76), 186 Pt (Pii+ 75). Since the most neutron-rich nuclei cannot be reached by (particle, xn) reactions, they have been studied by radioactive decay or multiple Coulomb excitation.

Several attempts have been made to parametrize the yrast band, which displays the backbending effect, within the VMI approach (WG 72, Ora 72). The backbending effect may be explained, however, by the crossing of two bands of different moments of inertia as depicted in Fig. 22. In the left-hand portion of Fig. 22, two crossing bands are shown that mix and repel each other, if an interaction is present. Two new bands result, namely the lower-lying yrast band and a higherlying yrare band. In the right-hand portion of Fig.

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