Nuclear lifetime measurements from data with independently varying observation times
1 Department of Nuclear Physics, Research School of Physics and Engineering, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT 2601 Australia
2 Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik, Saupfercheckweg 1, 69117 Heidelberg, Germany
3 GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung, Planckstraße 1, 64291 Darmstadt, Germany
4 Department of Physics, University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey GU2 7XH, United Kingdom
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Published online: 5 September 2016
A method is presented for obtaining ground-state and isomeric lifetimes from storage-ring data. The method published by Schmidt et al. is extended to the problems and solutions associated with applying their method to storage-ring data. These developed procedures are applied to real experimental data for 193Re, and a mean-lifetime value of 37-7+9 s is obtained. This is consistent with a previous measurement.
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