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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 technological know-how because the authors are essentially experimentalists and because the therapy of the subjects could be stated to be "experimental." (This is not 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 belief 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 tremendously. the thing "Valence and Doorway Mechanisms in Resonance Neutron trap" is, in contradistinction, an editorial referring to one of many oldest branches of nuclear physics-and it brings again one in all our past authors. The Doppler-shift approach, reviewed by means of Alexander and Forster, is among the vital new experimental strategies that emerged within the earlier decade. This overview is meant, intentionally, to explain completely a vintage approach whose beauty epitomizes a lot of the fascination which nuclear physics recommendations 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 elegance signify that that's top within the first ten volumes. a lot of our readers and such a lot of our authors could be thankful for the excessive criteria which marked his contributions and which frequently elicited additional hard work from the numerous authors of the series.

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M. Lieder and H. -::--::-~-~-~-~-~----. 1! _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

Ryde magnetic field

I 1 was taken from the compilation of Sayer eta!. (SSM 75) and additionally from Flaum eta!. (Fla+ 74, Fla+ 76) for 126 •128 Ba and from Ward et al. (War+ 75a) for 128Ce. The back-bending effect observed for these nuclei is especially pronounced. Here, a word of warning should be added. Backbending plots are appropriate only for deformed nuclei. The irregularities of the level structure in the gsb of vibrational and magic nuclei may be of a completely different origin. 3. Band Crossing in Even-Mass Nuclei In most backbending deformed nuclei, only the yrast band has been identified up to high-spin states, since all other states are populated to a considerably lower extent.

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