Accession Number:

AD0646749

Title:

GAMOW-TELLER BETA DECAY IN HEAVY SPHERICAL NUCLEI AND UNLIKE PARTICLE-HOLE RANDOM PHASE APPROXIMATION.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

CARNEGIE INST OF TECH PITTSBURGH PA DEPT OF PHYSICS

Report Date:

1967-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

80.0

Abstract:

Allowed Gamow-Teller beta decay rates are calculated for medium and heavy spherical nuclei with the use of the pairing plus quadrupole model with additional n-p forces. A schematic force of the form chi tau. tau sigma. sigma is found to be particularly important. A random phase approximation treatment of this force is developed and shown to be correct in the weak and strong coupling limits. The relation between the retarded beta decay rates and a supermultiplet structure is discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Radioactivity, Radioactive Wastes and Fission Products
  • Nuclear Physics and Elementary Particle Physics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE