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Volume 66, 2014INPC 2013 – International Nuclear Physics Conference
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Fundamental Symmetries and Interactions in Nuclei|
|Published online||20 March 2014|
High-precision half-life and branching-ratio measurements for superallowed Fermi β+ emitters at TRIUMF – ISAC
1 Department of Physics, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada
2 GANIL, CEA/DSM-CNRS/IN2P3, Bvd Henri Becquerel, 14076 Caen, France
3 Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
4 Department of Astronomy & Physics, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3, Canada
5 TRIUMF, 4004 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 2A3, Canada
6 Centre d’Etudes Nucléaires de Bordeaux Gradignan-Université Bordeaux 1-UMR 5797 CNRS/IN2P3, Chemin du Solarium, BP 120, F-33175 Gradignan Cedex, France
7 Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
8 Department of Physics, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6, Canada
9 Cyclotron Institute, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
10 Department of Physics, University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007, India
11 University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0055, USA
12 Department of Physics&Astronomy, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803-4001, USA
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Published online: 20 March 2014
A program of high-precision half-life and branching-ratio measurements for superallowed Fermi β emitters is being carried out at TRIUMF’s Isotope Separator and Accelerator (ISAC) radioactive ion beam facility. Recent half-life measurements for the superallowed decays of 14O, 18Ne, and 26Alm, as well as branching-ratio measurements for 26Alm and 74Rb are reported. These results provide demanding tests of the Standard Model and the theoretical isospin symmetry breaking (ISB) corrections in superallowed Fermi β decays.
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