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  • Nuclear physics

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The corrections for the pile-up loss and the dead time were performed by applying both source and pulser methods. Half-lives of short-lived nuclei, 51 Ti, 60m Co, 89m Zr, 91g Mo, 91m Mo, 97m Nb, m Rh, Ag and m Pd, were determined experimentally within % by: 2. A new measurement of the half-life of the positron emitter 10C has been made. The 10C decay belongs to the set of superallowed 0 +!0 -decays whose Ft values o er stringent tests of the Conserved Vector Current (CVC) hypothesis and which can be used in calculating . A new analysis method to determine β-decay half-lives in experiments with complex background* T. Kurtukian-Nietoa,†, J. Benlliurea, K.-H. Schmidtb aUniversidad de Santiago de Compostela, E Santiago de Compostela, Spain, bGesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung mbH, D Darmstadt, Germany Abstract This paper reports the first application of a new technique to measure the β-decay .   HALF=LIFE MEASUREMENT OF SHORT-LIVED NUCLEAR ISOMERS TABLE 2 Experimental results and previously published half-lives of the isomers are given. The errors quoted for the values measured in this study are one standard deviation values based upon the spread in values of the runs shown for each nucleus in table 1.

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