Search for hyperdeformation in U isotopes

D. Hawcroft*, R. D. Herzberg, D. E. Appelbe, P. A. Butler, A. J. Chewter, G. D. Jones, D. P. Rea, D. G. Aschman, B. R.S. Babu, R. Bark, R. Beetge, M. Benatar, G. D. Dracoulis, R. Fearick, S. V. Fortsch, S. Juutinen, H. Kankaanpää, J. J. Lawrie, G. K. Mabala, N. MhlahloS. Murray, S. Naguleswaran, C. Rigollet, J. F. Sharpey-Schafer, B. Simpson, R. Smit, D. Steyn, V. M. Tshivhase, W. Whittaker

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    The 232U nucleus was studied in order to search for a hyperdeformed band built upon the third minimum of the fission barrier. Upper limits for the percentage population of a hypothetical hyperdeformed band relative to the ground state band are given.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)789-792
    Number of pages4
    JournalActa Physica Polonica B
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1999


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