Nuclear moment studies with polarized radioactive nuclear beams

K. Asahi, H. Ogawa, H. Ueno, Y. Kobayashi, W. Sato, A. Yoshimi, H. Watanabe, D. Kameda, H. Miyoshi, K. Sakai, N. Imai, K. Yoneda, Y. X. Watanabe, N. Fukuda, N. Aoi, A. Yoshida, T. Kubo, M. Ishihara

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Magnetic dipole and electric quadrupole moments of nuclei in the light-mass neutron- rich region have been studied by taking advantage of spin-polarized radioactive nuclear beams that have been obtained from the projectile fragmentation reaction. Analyses of the results reveal a few interesting phenomena characteristic of nuclear structures in this region. In particular, we report in some detail the latest result on the magnetic moment of the C ground state. The distinctly small value of the g-factor obtained, |g(17C)| = 0.5054±0.0025, clearly excludes a Eπ = 1/2+ candidate for the spin-parity assignment of this marginally bound nucleus, providing a reasonable account of the non-halo nature reported in recent breakup reaction experiments. Finally, future plans at the upcoming radioactive beam facility presently under construction at RIKEN are briefly mentioned.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)183-187
Number of pages5
JournalHyperfine Interactions
Issue number3-8
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Externally publishedYes


  • Nuclear moments
  • Spin-polarized radioactive nuclear beams
  • β-NMR

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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