Spectroscopy of neutron rich nuclei using cold neutron induced fission of actinide targets at the ILL: The EXILL campaign
1 Institut Laue-Langevin, 156X, 38042 Grenoble Cedex 9, France
2 Grand Accélérateur National d'Ions Lourds (GANIL), CEA/DSM – CNRS/IN2P3, BP. 55027, 14076 Caen Cedex 5, France
3 Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie, CNRS/IN2P3, UJF, INPG, France
4 Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon CNRS/IN2P3, Université Claude Bernard, 4 rue Enrico Fermi, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
5 Institut für Kernphysik der Universität zu Köln, Zülpicher Str. 77, 50937 Köln, Germany
6 INFN Legnaro, 35020, Legnaro (Pd), Italy
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Published online: 13 December 2013
One way to explore exotic nuclei is to study their structure by performing γ-ray spectroscopy. At the ILL, we exploit a high neutron flux reactor to induce the cold fission of actinide targets. In this process, fission products that cannot be accessed using standard spontaneous fission sources are produced with a yield allowing their detailed study using high resolution γ-ray spectroscopy. This is what was pursued at the ILL with the EXILL (for EXOGAM at the ILL) campaign. In the present work, the EXILL setup and performance will be presented.
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