Direct reactions for nuclear structure required for fundamental symmetry tests
1 Department of Physics, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G2W1 Canada
2 TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T2A3 Canada
3 Physik Department, Technische Universität München, D-85748 Garching, Germany
4 Fakultät für Physik, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, D-85748 Garching, Germany
5 Department of Physics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden CO, 80401 USA
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Published online: 5 September 2016
A program of nuclear structure studies to support fundamental symmetry tests has been initiated. Motivated by the search for an electric dipole moment in 199Hg, the structure in the vicinity has been explored via direct reaction studies. To date, these have included the 198,200Hg(d, d′) inelastic scattering reactions, with the aim to obtain information on the E2 and E3 strength distributions, and the 198Hg(d, p) and 200Hg(d, t) reactions to obtain information on the single-particle states in 199Hg. The studies using the 200Hg targets have been fully analyzed using the FRESCO reaction code yielding the E2 and E3 strength distribution to 4 MeV in excitation energy, and the (d, t) single- particle strength to over 3 MeV in excitation energy.
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