Decay of Br83

M. Pasternak, T. Sonnino

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Abstract

Beta and gamma rays from the decay of Br83 to the Kr83 metastable level were investigated using scintillation spectrometers. An 0.530 MeV gamma-ray following the emission of a beta-ray of maximum energy 0.395±0.030 MeV was observed, as well as a beta-ray of maximum energy 0.925±0.015 MeV. No evidence of other gamma rays was found. The branching ratios of the two beta groups were determined to be 0.014 and 0.986, respectively. The half-life of Br83 was measured and found to be 2.39±0.03 h.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)336-340
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Physics
Volume45
Issue numberC
DOIs
StatePublished - 1963
Externally publishedYes

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