Beta-delayed proton spectroscopy of 24Si

V. Banerjee, T. Kubo, A. Chakrabarti, H. Sakurai, Arup Bandyopadhyay, K. Morita, S. M. Lukyanov, K. Yoneda, H. Ogawa, D. Beaumel

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Recently an experiment has been carried out at RIKEN, Japan, using the projectile fragment separator RIPS to test a new approach of studying β-delayed proton emitters. The approach consists of reduction of contamination from neighbouring isotones and isotopes by using a set of A1 absorbers at the RIPS focal plane and stopping the fragments of interest on a thin foil placed in front of a gas ΔE-Si E detector telescope for delayed proton measurement. These two together have led to a remarkable reduction of β-background in the delayed proton spectrum of 24Si and a number of new levels in 24Al decaying by proton emission to 23Mg have been observed. The details of the technique and the results obtained from the β-delayed proton decay of 24Si will be discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1403-1407
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 1998
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Banerjee, V., Kubo, T., Chakrabarti, A., Sakurai, H., Bandyopadhyay, A., Morita, K., Lukyanov, S. M., Yoneda, K., Ogawa, H., & Beaumel, D. (1998). Beta-delayed proton spectroscopy of 24Si. Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics, 24(8), 1403-1407.