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2024GU06      Phys.Rev.Lett. 132, 092501 (2024)

R.J.Guo, S.Y.Wang, C.Liu, R.A.Bark, J.Meng, S.Q.Zhang, B.Qi, A.Rohilla, Z.H.Li, H.Hua, Q.B.Chen, H.Jia, X.Lu, S.Wang, D.P.Sun, X.C.Han, W.Z.Xu, E.H.Wang, H.F.Bai, M.Li, P.Jones, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, M.Wiedeking, O.Shirinda, C.P.Brits, K.L.Malatji, T.Dinoko, J.Ndayishimye, S.Mthembu, S.Jongile, K.Sowazi, S.Kutlwano, T.D.Bucher, D.G.Roux, A.A.Netshiya, L.Mdletshe, S.Noncolela, W.Mtshali

Evidence for Chiral Wobbler in Nuclei

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 58Ni(19F, n2p)74Br, E=62 MeV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ, γ-γ-coin.; deduced γ-ray energies, the angular distribution from oriented state (ADO) ratios and linear polarization values for the representative linking transitions between bands, level T1/2, partial level scheme, J, π, B(E2), bands, one-phonon wobbling excitation built on the yrast band. Doppler-shift-attenuation method, the detector array AFRODITE.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.132.092501
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2023RA04      Nucl.Phys. A1032, 122622 (2023)

Y.Rahma, S.Ouichaoui, J.Kiener, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, V.Tatischeff, A.Belhout, D.Moussa, W.Yahia-Cherif, H.Benhabiles-Mezhoud, T.D.Bucher, T.R.S.Dinoko, A.Chafa, J.L.Conradie, S.Damache, M.Debabi, I.Deloncle, J.L.Easton, M.Fouka, C.Hamadache, F.Hammache, P.Jones, B.V.Kheswa, N.A.Khumalo, T.Lamula, S.N.T.Majola, J.Ndayishimye, D.Negi, S.P.Noncolela, S.Ouziane, P.Papka, S.Peterson, M.Kumar Raju, V.Ramanathan, B.M.Rebeiro, N.de Sereville, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, O.Shirinda, M.Wiedeking, S.Wyngaardt

γ-ray emission in proton-induced nuclear reactions on natC and Mylar targets over the incident energy range, Ep = 30 - 200 MeV. Astrophysical implications

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 12C, 16O, 24Mg, 28Si, 56Fe(p, X), E=30-200 MeV; measured reaction products; deduced γ-ray production σ. The K = 200 separated sector cyclotron of iThemba LABS using a high-energy resolution, high-efficiency detection array composed of 8 Compton-suppressed clover detectors comprising 32 HP-Ge crystals for recording the γ-ray energy spectra.

doi: 10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2023.122622
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2022IN01      Phys.Rev. C 106, 054315 (2022)

V.W.Ingeberg, P.Jones, L.Msebi, S.Siem, M.Wiedeking, A.A.Avaa, M.V.Chisapi, E.A.Lawrie, K.L.Malatji, L.Makhathini, S.P.Noncolela, O.Shirinda

Nuclear level density and γ-ray strength function of 63Ni

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 64Ni(p, d), E=27.4 MeV; measured deuteron spectrum, Eγ, Iγ, (deuteron)γ-coin, angular distributions. 63Ni; deduced nuclear level density (NLD) and γ-strength function. Oslo method type of analysis. Comparison with experimental results of other Ni isotopes and large-scale shell model calculations for 63Ni. S2 silicon ΔE-E telescopes for charged particles and AFRODITE γ-detector array (8 HPGe CLOVER+2 LaBr3:Ce(3.5x8")+6 LaBr3:Ce(2x2")) at Separated Sector Cyclotron (iThemba LABS).

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.106.054315
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2022MU09      Phys.Lett. B 827, 137006 (2022)

L.Mu, S.Y.Wang, C.Liu, B.Qi, R.A.Bark, J.Meng, S.Q.Zhang, P.Jones, S.M.Wyngaardt, H.Jia, Q.B.Chen, Z.Q.Li, S.Wang, D.P.Sun, R.J.Guo, X.C.Han, W.Z.Xu, X.Xiao, P.Y.Zhu, H.W.Li, H.Hua, X.Q.Li, C.G.Li, R.Han, B.H.Sun, L.H.Zhu, T.D.Bucher, B.V.Kheswa, N.Khumalo, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, K.L.Malatji, L.Msebi, J.Ndayishimye, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, O.Shirinda, M.Wiedeking, T.Dinoko, S.S.Ntshangase

First observation of the coexistence of multiple chiral doublet bands and pseudospin doublet bands in the A ≈ 80 mass region

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 82Se(α, X)81Kr, E=65, 68 MeV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced γ-ray energies, J, π, two nearly degenerate positive-parity bands. Comparison with the constrained covariant density functional theory and the multiparticle plus rotor model calculations.

doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2022.137006
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2022WA21      Phys.Rev. C 106, L011303 (2022)

C.G.Wang, R.Han, C.Xu, H.Hua, R.A.Bark, S.Q.Zhang, S.Y.Wang, T.M.Shneidman, S.G.Zhou, J.Meng, S.M.Wyngaardt, A.C.Dai, F.R.Xu, X.Q.Li, Z.H.Li, Y.L.Ye, D.X.Jiang, C.G.Li, C.Y.Niu, Z.Q.Chen, H.Y.Wu, D.W.Luo, S.Wang, D.P.Sun, C.Liu, Z.Q.Li, N.B.Zhang, R.J.Guo, P.Jones, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, M.Wiedeking, S.N.T.Majola, T.D.Bucher, T.Dinoko, B.Maqabuka, L.Makhathini, L.Mdletshe, O.Shirinda, K.Sowazi

First evidence of an octupole rotational band in Ge isotopes

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 74Ge(α, 3nα)71Ge, E=58.6, 62.6 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(ADO), γγ(linear polarization) using AFRODITE array for γ detection at the Separated Sector Cyclotron facility of iThemba LABS. 71Ge; deduced levels, J, π, multipolarities, alignments, rotational bands, octupole rotational band. Comparison with semi-microscopic cluster model calculations. Systematics of energies of 15/2- states in 67,69,71Ge, and those of 2+ and 3- states in 66,68,70,72,74Ge. Systematics of B(E1)/B(E2) ratios for 19/2- states in 67,71Ge in comparison to the ratio for octupole-deformed 220Ra nucleus. 71Ge, 74Se; calculated levels, J, π, B(E2) using two-center shell model (TCSM), and compared with experimental data.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.106.L011303
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2022XI09      Phys.Rev. C 106, 064302 (2022)

X.Xiao, S.Y.Wang, C.Liu, R.A.Bark, J.Meng, S.Q.Zhang, B.Qi, H.Hua, P.Jones, S.M.Wyngaardt, S.Wang, D.P.Sun, Z.Q.Li, N.B.Zhang, H.Jia, R.J.Guo, X.C.Han, L.Mu, X.Lu, W.Z.Xu, C.Y.Niu, C.G.Wang, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, M.Wiedeking, S.N.T.Majola, T.D.Bucher, T.Dinoko, B.Maqabuka, L.Makhathini, L.Mdletshe, N.A.Khumalo, O.Shirinda, K.Sowazi

Chirality and octupole correlations in 74As

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 74Ge(α, 3np), E=58.6, 62.6 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ). 74As; deduced levels, J, π, angular distributions from the oriented states (ADO) ratio, polarization asymmetry, bands structure, high-spin states, configurations, energy staggering parameter, B(M1)/B(E2) and B(E2)/B(E1) ratios, energy displacement between bands. Systematics of the excitation energies for the yrast states above I=7 in 70,72,74As. Positive-parity bands are interpreted as chiral doublet bands. Found experimental evidence of octupole correlations existence in 74As, similar to 73Br. Comparison to triaxial particle rotor model (TPRM) calculations. AFRODITE array consisting of 8 Compton suppressed clover detectors and 2 low-energy photon spectrometer (LEPS) detectors at separated Sector Cyclotron of iThemba LABS.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.106.064302
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2021OR05      Phys.Rev. C 104, L061305 (2021)

J.N.Orce, E.J.Martin Montes, K.J.Abrahams, C.Ngwetsheni, B.A.Brown, M.Kumar Raju, C.V.Mehl, M.J.Mokgolobotho, E.H.Akakpo, D.L.Mavela, P.Adsley, R.A.Bark, N.Bernier, T.D.Bucher, N.R.Erasmus, T.S.Dinoko, P.M.Jones, N.Y.Kheswa, N.A.Khumalo, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, B.L.Lesch, S.N.T.Majola, S.S.Ntshangase, P.Papka, V.Pesudo, B.Rebeiro, O.Shirinda, M.Wiedeking, W.Yahia-Cherif

Reorientation-effect measurement of the < 2+1 Ε2 2+1 > matrix element in 36Ar

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 194Pt(36Ar, 36Ar), E=134.2 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γ(θ), (particle)γ-coin using AFRODITE array of eight HPGe clover detectors coupled to an annular, double-sided silicon detector at iThemba LABS; analyzed Coulomb excitation yields using semiclassical coupled-channel Coulomb-excitation least-squares code GOSIA. 36Ar; deduced E2 matrix element and B(E2) for the first 2+ state, diagonal E2 matrix element and spectroscopic quadrupole moment for the first 2+ state.Systematics of Q(for first 2+)/B(E2) for first 2+ in 20Ne, 24Mg, 28Si, 32S, 36Ar.

NUCLEAR MOMENTS 36Ar; measured spectroscopic quadrupole moment of the first excited 2+ state by reorientation-effect in Coulomb excitation using 194Pt(36Ar, 36Ar), E=134.2 MeV, and analyzing Coulomb excitation yields using GOSIA code. Comparison with beyond mean-field and large-scale shell-model calculations, and with experimental spectroscopic quadrupole moments for the first 2+ states in 20Ne, 24Mg, 28Si, 32S, 36Ar.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.104.L061305
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2021SI05      Phys.Rev. C 103, 024325 (2021)

M.A.Sithole, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, E.A.Lawrie, S.N.T.Majola, A.Kardan, T.D.Bucher, J.J.Lawrie, L.Mdletshe, S.S.Ntshangase, A.A.Netshiya, P.Jones, L.Makhathini, K.L.Malatji, P.L.Masiteng, I.Ragnarsson, B.Maqabuka, J.Ndayishimye, O.Shirinda, B.R.Zikhali, S.Jongile, G.O'Neill, L.Msebi, P.M.Someketa, D.Kenfack, S.H.Mthembu, T.C.Khumalo, M.V.Chisapi

Low- and medium-spin negative-parity bands in the 187Os nucleus

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 186W(α, 3n)187Os, E=37 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(ADO), γγ(linear polarization) using AFRODITE array of 11 Compton-suppressed HPGe clover detectors at the K=200 cyclotron facility of iThemba Labs. 187Os; deduced high-spin levels, J, π, multipolarities, bands, alignment plots, experimental Routhians, Nilsson configurations; calculated total energy surfaces contours in (ϵ2cos(γ+30°), ϵ2sin(γ+30°)) plane using the cranked Nilsson-Strutinsky-Bogoliubov (CNSB) models. Bands interpreted within the cranked shell model (CSM) and CNSB formalism.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.103.024325
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2021SI30      Phys.Rev. C 104, 044326 (2021)

M.A.Sithole, E.A.Lawrie, L.Mdletshe, S.N.T.Majola, A.Kardan, T.D.Bucher, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, J.J.Lawrie, S.S.Ntshangase, A.A.Avaa, R.A.Bark, M.V.Chisapi, P.Jones, S.Jongile, D.Kenfack, T.C.Khumalo, L.Makhathini, K.L.Malatji, B.Maqabuka, S.H.Mthembu, L.Msebi, A.A.Netshiya, G.O'Neill, O.Shirinda, P.M.Someketa, B.R.Zikhali

Structure of collective states built on the 11/2+ isomer in 187Os: Quasiparticle-plus-triaxial-rotor model and interpretation as tilted-precession bands

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 186W(α, 3n)187Os, E=37.0 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(angular anisotropy), γγ(linear polarization) using AFRODITE array for γ detection at k=200 Separated Sector Cyclotron of iThemba LABS. 187Os; deduced high-spin levels, J, π, multipolarities, rotational bands, tilted precession (TiP) bands, Nilsson configurations, alignment and Routhian plots, three-dimensional triaxially-deformed nucleus. Comparison with quasiparticle-plus-triaxial-rotor model calculations. Systematics of band structures of 183,185,187Os and those of positive-parity bands in 182,184,186,188,190,192Os.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.104.044326
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2020LA05      Phys.Rev. C 101, 034306 (2020)

E.A.Lawrie, O.Shirinda, C.M.Petrache

Tilted precession and wobbling in triaxial nuclei

NUCLEAR STRUCTURE 105Pd, 135Pr, 163Lu; calculated levels, J, π, B(M1), B(E2), tilted precession (TiP), wobbling bands and triaxial superdeformed bands (TSD) for transverse and longitudinal angular momentum coupling, distinguishing between TiP and wobbling for triaxial nuclei. Quasiparticle-plus-triaxial-rotor (QTR) model calculations with harmonic phonon approximation.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.101.034306
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2020MA16      Phys.Rev. C 101, 044312 (2020)

S.N.T.Majola, M.A.Sithole, L.Mdletshe, D.Hartley, J.Timar, B.M.Nyako, J.M.Allmond, R.A.Bark, C.Beausang, L.Bianco, T.D.Bucher, S.P.Bvumbi, M.P.Carpenter, C.J.Chiara, N.Cooper, D.M.Cullen, D.Curien, T.S.Dinoko, B.J.P.Gall, P.E.Garrett, P.T.Greenlees, J.Hirvonen, U.Jakobsson, P.M.Jones, R.Julin, S.Juutinen, S.Ketelhut, B.V.Kheswa, F.G.Kondev, A.Korichi, W.D.Kulp, T.Lauritsen, E.A.Lawrie, L.Makhathini, P.L.Masiteng, B.Maqabuka, E.A.McCutchan, D.Miller, S.Miller, A.Minkova, L.Msebi, S.H.Mthembu, J.Ndayishimye, P.Nieminen, P.Z.Ngcobo, S.S.Ntshangase, J.N.Orce, P.Peura, P.Rahkila, N.Redon, L.L.Riedinger, M.A.Riley, D.G.Roux, P.Ruotsalainen, J.Piot, J.Saren, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, C.Scholey, O.Shirinda, J.Simpson, J.Sorri, I.Stefanescu, S.Stolze, J.Uusitalo, X.Wang, V.Werner, J.L.Wood, C.-H.Yu, S.Zhu, G.Zimba

First candidates for γ vibrational bands built on the [505] 11/2- neutron orbital in odd-A Dy isotopes

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 155Gd(α, 2n)157Dy, E=25 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(DCO), γγ(linear polarization) using the JUROGAM II array at the University of Jyvaskyla. 148Nd(12C, 5n)155Dy, E=65 MeV; 124Sn(36S, 5n)155Dy, E=165 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin using GAMMASPHERE array at Argonne National Laboratory. 155,157Dy; deduced high-spin levels, J, π, multipolarities, Kπ=0+ bands, Kπ=2+ γ-vibrational bands, configurations, alignments, B(M1)/B(E2) ratios. 157Dy; calculated neutron quasiparticle Routhians using cranked shell model (CSM). 154,156Dy; discussed first excited 0+ states in the core nuclei. Systematics of level energies versus spin for γ bands in 154,155,156,157,158Dy and 152,153,154,155,156Gd.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.101.044312
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2020YA21      Phys.Rev. C 102, 025802 (2020)

W.Yahia-Cherif, S.Ouichaoui, J.Kiener, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, V.Tatischeff, A.Belhout, D.Moussa, P.Papka, H.Benhabiles-Mezhoud, T.D.Bucher, A.Chafa, J.L.Conradie, S.Damache, M.Debabi, I.Deloncle, J.L.Easton, C.Hamadache, F.Hammache, P.Jones, B.V.Kheswa, N.A.Khumalo, T.Lamula, S.N.T.Majola, J.Ndayishimye, D.Negi, S.P.Noncolela, N.de Sereville, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, O.Shirinda, M.Wiedeking, S.Wyngaardt

Measurement and analysis of nuclear γ-ray production cross sections in proton interactions with Mg, Si, and Fe nuclei abundant in astrophysical sites over the incident energy range E=30-66 MeV

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 24Mg(p, n), (p, 3He), (p, p'), (p, d), (p, 2p), (p, α), (p, p3He), 25Mg(p, 2n), (p, p'), (p, d), (p, α), (p, t), (p, 2p), (p, 3He), (p, nα), (p, pα), 26Mg(p, 3n), (p, p'), (p, d), (p, nα), (p, t), (p, nt), (p, α), (p, nα), (p, 3He), (p, 2nα), (p, dα), 28Si(p, p'), (p, d), (p, 2p), (p, 3He), (p, p3He), (p, 2pα), (p, pα), (p, dα), (p, 2α), (p, pα3He), 29Si(p, p'), (p, d), (p, t), (p, pd), (p, α), (p, pα), (p, α3He), (p, dα), (p, tα), (p, n2α), (p, p2α), 30Si(p, d), (p, t), (p, nt), (p, α), (p, nα), (p, npα), (p, 2α), (p, tα), (p, 2α), (p, ntα), (p, 2n2α), (p, d2α), 56Fe(p, p'), (p, t), (p, d), (p, 3He), (p, α), (p, pα), E=30, 42, 54, 66 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γ(θ), integrated γ-ray cross sections using natural and enriched targets and AFRODITE array with eight Compton-suppressed HPGe clover detectors at the Separated Sector Cyclotron (SSC) of iThemba LABS; deduced angular distribution coefficients and multipolarities of γ-ray transitions, branching ratios and assignments to levels in product nuclei. Comparison to theoretical predictions using the code TALYS, with modified optical model potential (OMP) parameters deformation parameters, and level density parameters. 24Mg(p, p'), E=49.5 MeV; 28Si(p, p'), E=65 MeV; 56Fe(p, p'), E=30, 65 MeV; analyzed σ(θ) data in literature using OPTMAN code; deduced optical potential model parameters, deformation parameters β2, β4 and γ. Comparison with γ-ray cross section data in literature. Discussed astrophysical implications of results of present experiment through TALYS calculation of γ-ray line emission spectra over the photon energy range of 0.1-10 MeV, expected to be generated in interactions of the low-energy cosmic rays (LECRs) in the inner Galaxy.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.102.025802
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2019LI45      Phys.Rev. C 100, 044318 (2019)

C.G.Li, Q.B.Chen, S.Q.Zhang, C.Xu, H.Hua, S.Y.Wang, R.A.Bark, S.M.Wyngaardt, Z.Shi, A.C.Dai, C.G.Wang, X.Q.Li, Z.H.Li, J.Meng, F.R.Xu, Y.L.Ye, D.X.Jiang, R.Han, C.Y.Niu, Z.Q.Chen, H.Y.Wu, X.Wang, D.W.Luo, C.G.Wu, S.Wang, D.P.Sun, C.Liu, Z.Q.Li, B.H.Sun, P.Jones, L.Msebi, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, T.Dinoko, E.A.Lawrie, S.S.Ntshangase, B.V.Kheswa, O.Shirinda, N.Khumalo, T.D.Bucher, K.L.Malatji

"Stapler" mechanism for a dipole band in 79Se

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 82Se(α, 3nα)79Se, E=65, 68 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(DCO) using AFRODITE array of eight Compton-suppressed clover detectors at the iThemba LABS accelerator facility. 79Se; deduced levels, J, π, multipolarities, negative-parity dipole band interpreted as a stapler band, B(M1)/B(E2), configuration. Comparison with calculations using the self-consistent tilted axis cranking covariant density functional theory (TAC-CDFT).

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.100.044318
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2019LI49      Phys.Rev. C 100, 054309 (2019)

C.Liu, S.Y.Wang, B.Qi, S.Wang, D.P.Sun, Z.Q.Li, R.A.Bark, P.Jones, J.J.Lawrie, L.Masebi, M.Wiedeking, J.Meng, S.Q.Zhang, H.Hua, X.Q.Li, C.G.Li, R.Han, S.M.Wyngaardt, B.H.Sun, L.H.Zhu, T.D.Bucher, B.V.Kheswa, K.L.Malatji, J.Ndayishimye, O.Shirinda, T.Dinoko, N.Khumalo, E.A.Lawrie, S.S.Ntshangase

New candidate chiral nucleus in the A ≈ 80 mass region: 8235Br47

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 82Se(α, 3np)82Br, E=65, 68 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(ADO), γγ(linear polarization) using the AFRODITE array at the separated-sector cyclotron (SSC) of iThemba LABS. 82Br; deduced levels, J, π, multipolarities, band structures, configurations, B(M1)/B(E2) ratios, energy staggering parameter, degenerate positive-parity chiral doublet bands; calculated valence proton and valence neutron angular momenta as functions of spin for 78,80,82Br, probability distributions for projection of total angular momentum for the chiral doublet bands in 82Br using triaxial particle rotor model (TPRM).

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.100.054309
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2019MA64      Phys.Rev. C 100, 034322 (2019)

S.N.T.Majola, R.A.Bark, L.Bianco, T.D.Bucher, S.P.Bvumbi, D.M.Cullen, P.E.Garrett, P.T.Greenlees, D.Hartley, J.Hirvonen, U.Jakobsson, P.M.Jones, R.Julin, S.Juutinen, S.Ketelhut, B.V.Kheswa, A.Korichi, E.A.Lawrie, P.L.Masiteng, B.Maqabuka, L.Mdletshe, A.Minkova, J.Ndayishimye, P.Nieminen, R.Newman, B.M.Nyako, S.S.Ntshangase, P.Peura, P.Rahkila, L.L.Riedinger, M.Riley, D.Roux, P.Ruotsalainen, J.Saren, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, C.Scholey, O.Shirinda, A.Sithole, J.Sorri, S.Stolze, J.Timar, J.Uusitalo, G.Zimba

Spectroscopy of low-spin states in 157Dy: Search for evidence of enhanced octupole correlations

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 155Gd(α, 2n), E=25 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(DCO), γγ(linear polarization) using enriched target and JUROGAM II array at Jyvaskyla. 157Dy; deduced levels, J, π, multipolarities, rotational bands, interlacing band structures, B(E1)/B(E2) ratios, reflection asymmetric structures with simplex quantum number, octupole correlations, alignments, configurations; calculated neutron quasiparticle Routhians.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.100.034322
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2019MA70      Phys.Rev. C 100, 044324 (2019)

S.N.T.Majola, Z.Shi, B.Y.Song, Z.P.Li, S.Q.Zhang, R.A.Bark, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, D.G.Aschman, S.P.Bvumbi, T.D.Bucher, D.M.Cullen, T.S.Dinoko, J.E.Easton, N.Erasmus, P.T.Greenlees, D.J.Hartley, J.Hirvonen, A.Korichi, U.Jakobsson, P.Jones, S.Jongile, R.Julin, S.Juutinen, S.Ketelhut, B.V.Kheswa, N.A.Khumalo, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, R.Lindsay, T.E.Madiba, L.Makhathini, S.M.Maliage, B.Maqabuka, K.L.Malatji, P.L.Masiteng, P.I.Mashita, L.Mdletshe, A.Minkova, L.Msebi, S.M.Mullins, J.Ndayishimye, D.Negi, A.Netshiya, R.Newman, S.S.Ntshangase, R.Ntshodu, B.M.Nyako, P.Papka, P.Peura, P.Rahkila, L.L.Riedinger, M.A.Riley, D.G.Roux, P.Ruotsalainen, J.J.Saren, C.Scholey, O.Shirinda, M.A.Sithole, J.Sorri, M.Stankiewicz, S.Stolze, J.Timar, J.Uusitalo, P.A.Vymers, M.Wiedeking, G.L.Zimba

β and γ bands in N=88, 90, and 92 isotones investigated with a five-dimensional collective Hamiltonian based on covariant density functional theory: Vibrations, shape coexistence, and superdeformation

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 136Xe(18O, 4n)150Sm, E=75 MeV; 148Nd(α, 2n)150Sm, E=25 MeV; 152Sm(α, 4n)152Gd, E=45 MeV; 152Sm(α, 2n)154Gd, E=25 MeV; 155Gd(3He, 4n)154Dy, E=37.5 MeV; 147Sm(12C, 3n)156Er, E=65 MeV; 155Gd(α, 3n)156Dy, E=25 MeV; 144Sm(18O, 4n)158Yb, E=78 MeV; 150Sm(12C, 4n)158Er, E=65 MeV; 156Gd(α, 2n)158Dy, E=27 MeV; 147Sm(16O, 3n)160Yb, E=73 MeV; 152Sm(12C, 4n)160Er, E=64 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(DCO), γγ(linear polarization) using the AFRODITE array at the cyclotron facility of the iThemba Labs for 11 reactions, and JUROGAM II array at Jyvaskyla for 148Nd(α, 2n)150Sm and 155Gd(α, 3n)156Dy reactions. 150Sm, 152,154Gd, 154,156,158Dy, 156,160Er, 158,160Yb; deduced levels, J, π, multipolarities, β, γ and 0+ bands, B(E2) ratios. 150,152,154Sm, 152,154,156Gd, 154,156,158Dy, 156,158,160Er, 158,160,162Yb; calculated potential energy surfaces (PES) and probability density distribution contours in (β, γ) plane; deduced staggering parameters, in-band B(E2) values, absolute transition strengths of E0 transitions, X(E0/E2) values from present and previous experimental data. Comparison with 5DCH-CDFT calculations with PC-PK1 density functional.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.100.044324
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2019ND01      Phys.Rev. C 100, 014313 (2019)

J.Ndayishimye, E.A.Lawrie, O.Shirinda, J.L.Easton, J.J.Lawrie, S.M.Wyngaardt, R.A.Bark, T.D.Bucher, S.P.Bvumbi, T.R.S.Dinoko, P.Jones, N.Y.Kheswa, S.N.T.Majola, P.L.Masiteng, D.Negi, J.N.Orce, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, M.Wiedeking

Competition of rotation around the intermediate and long axes in 193Tl

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 160Gd(37Cl, 4n), E=167 MeV; 181Ta(18O, 6n), E=105 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(ADO), γγ(lin pol) using AFRODITE array at iThemba LABS. 193Tl; deduced high-spin levels, J, π, alignments, rotational bands, configurations; calculated potential energy surfaces, and positive-parity quasineutron Routhians using cranked shell model calculations. Comparison with previous experimental data, and with band structures in 194Tl.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.100.014313
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2019SH46      Acta Phys.Pol. B50, 597 (2019)

O.Shirinda, E.A.Lawrie, T.D.Bucher, S.H.Mthembu, T.R.S.Dinoko, J.L.Easton, W.X.Mtshali, S.P.Noncolela, D.Duprez, J.J.Lawrie

Angular Correlation Measurement with the iThemba LABS Segmented Clover Detector

NUCLEAR REACTIONS Cd(n, γ), E=0-66 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γ(θ), γγ-coin;111Cd; deduced levels, J, π, δ, transition strengths.

doi: 10.5506/aphyspolb.50.597
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2019SI41      Eur.Phys.J. A 55, 178 (2019)

M.A.Sithole, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, S.N.T.Majola, T.D.Bucher, T.R.S.Dinoko, S.S.Ntshangase, E.A.Lawrie, N.A.Khumalo, S.Jongile, L.Mdletshe, R.A.Bark, N.Erasmus, P.Jones, B.V.Kheswa, J.J.Lawrie, L.Makhathini, K.L.Malatji, B.Maqabuka, S.P.Noncolela, J.Ndayishimye, O.Shirinda, B.R.Zikhali, P.L.Masiteng

New collective structures in the 163Yb nucleus

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 152Sm(16O, 5n)163Yb, E=93 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ using AFRODITE γ-ray spectrometer at iThemba Labs; deduced 163Yb new levels and new rotational bands, the gs based band has been extended to 43/2- spin, high-K band based on neutron [505]11/2- Nilsson orbital observed and reported for the first time, observed additional new states which all decay to the yrast band, discussed band structure with reference to Cranked Shell Model (CSM) and systematically compared with neighboring nuclei; presented table of RAD ratios, γ-ray intensities, polarization asymmetries, initial and final energies, γ-muliplicities; deduced level schemes and transitions, bands 1 to 8, coincidenced (gated) γ-ray spectra, aligned angular momenta deduced for bands in 163Yb vs rotational energy.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2019-12866-3
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2018LI19      Phys.Rev. C 97, 044306 (2018)

L.Liu, S.Y.Wang, S.Wang, H.Hua, S.Q.Zhang, J.Meng, R.A.Bark, S.M.Wyngaardt, B.Qi, D.P.Sun, C.Liu, Z.Q.Li, H.Jia, X.Q.Li, C.Xu, Z.H.Li, J.J.Sun, L.H.Zhu, P.Jones, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, M.Wiedeking, T.D.Bucher, T.Dinoko, L.Makhathini, S.N.T.Majola, S.P.Noncolela, O.Shirinda, J.Gal, G.Kalinka, J.Molnar, B.M.Nyako, J.Timar, K.Juhasz, M.Arogunjo

Evolution from quasivibrational to quasirotational structure in 155Tm and yrast 27/2- to 25/2- energy anomaly in the A ≈ 150 mass region

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 144Sm(16O, 4np), E=118 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(ADO) using the AFRODITE array for γ detection at iThemba LABS-SSC. 155Tm; deduced high-spin levels, J, π, Eγ/spin ratio (E-GOS curves), side band, configuration, quasivibrational to quasirotational structure for the ground-state band; calculated potential energy surface (PES) in (ϵ2, γ) plane. Systematics of E-GOS curves for 153,155,157,159Tm, 153Ho, 157Lu, 159Ta. Systematics of ground and side bands in 155,157,159,161Tm, and energy differences between 25/2- and 27/2- yrast states in 151,153Ho, 153,155Tm, and 155,157Lu.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.97.044306
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2018MD01      Eur.Phys.J. A 54, 176 (2018)

L.Mdletshe, S.S.Ntshangase, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, S.N.T.Majola, T.R.S.Dinoko, N.A.Khumalo, E.A.Lawrie, R.A.Bark, T.D.Bucher, N.Erasmus, P.Jones, S.Jongile, B.V.Kheswa, J.J.Lawrie, L.Makhathini, K.L.Malatji, B.Maqabuka, J.Ndayishimye, S.P.Noncolela, O.Shirinda, M.A.Sithole

Low-lying positive parity bands in 162Yb

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 150Sm(16O, 4n)162Yb, E=85 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(DCO), γγ(linear polarization) using the AFRODITE array at the cyclotron facility of the iThemba Labs; deduced levels, J, π, multipolarities, γ and second 0+ bands, and staggering parameters.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2018-12613-4
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2018NI04      Phys.Rev. C 97, 034322 (2018)

C.Y.Niu, A.C.Dai, C.Xu, H.Hua, S.Q.Zhang, S.Y.Wang, R.A.Bark, J.Meng, C.G.Wang, X.G.Wu, X.Q.Li, Z.H.Li, S.M.Wyngaardt, H.L.Zang, Z.Q.Chen, H.Y.Wu, F.R.Xu, Y.L.Ye, D.X.Jiang, R.Han, C.G.Li, X.C.Chen, Q.Liu, J.Feng, B.Yang, Z.H.Li, S.Wang, D.P.Sun, C.Liu, Z.Q.Li, N.B.Zhang, R.J.Guo, G.S.Li, C.Y.He, Y.Zheng, C.B.Li, Q.M.Chen, J.Zhong, W.K.Zhou, B.J.Zhu, L.T.Deng, M.L.Liu, J.G.Wang, P.Jones, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, M.Wiedeking, S.N.T.Majola, T.D.Bucher, T.Dinoko, B.Magabuka, L.Makhathini, L.Mdletshe, N.A.Khumalo, O.Shirinda, K.Sowazi

Spectroscopic study of the possibly triaxial transitional nucleus 75Ge

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 74Ge(α, n2p), E=58.6, 62.6 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(ADO ratios) using AFRODITE array at the Separated Sector Cyclotron of iThemba LABS, South Africa. 75Ge; deduced high-spin levels, J, π, collective bands, configurations. Systematics of level structures in N=43 isotones 75Ge, 77Se and 79Kr; calculated configuration-constrained potential energy surfaces (PES). Comparison of levels with triaxial particle rotor model calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.97.034322
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2018ZI02      Eur.Phys.J. A 54, 59 (2018)

G.L.Zimba, S.P.Bvumbi, L.P.Masiteng, P.Jones, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, S.N.T.Majola, T.S.Dinoko, O.Shirinda, J.J.Lawrie, J.E.Easton, N.A.Khumalo, L.Msebi, P.I.Mashita, P.Papka, D.G.Roux, D.Negi

Yrare low-spin positive-parity states in N = 88 66154Dy

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 155Gd(3He, 4n), E=37.5 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ(θ_), γγ-coin, DCO ratios, polarization asymmetries using AFRODITE spectrometer array (9 HPGe clover detectors in BGO shields). 154Dy; deduced levels, J, π, γ-transitions, γ band, Kπ=2+ band, staggering parameter, γ-transitions multipolarity, kinematical moment of inertia vs rotational frequency for yrast band and for non-yrast positive-parity bands, rotational bands states energy relative to liquid-drop reference of the low spin bands. 150Sm, 152Gd, 154Dy, 156Er, 158Yb; deduced staggering parameters vs spin.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2018-12496-3
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2017ND01      Acta Phys.Pol. B48, 343 (2017)

J.Ndayishimye, E.A.Lawrie, O.Shirinda, J.L.Easton, S.M.Wyngaardt, R.A.Bark, S.P.Bvumbi, T.R.S.Dinoko, P.Jones, N.Y.Kheswa, J.J.Lawrie, S.N.T.Majola, P.L.Masiteng, D.Negi, J.N.Orce, P.Papka, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, M.Stankiewicz, M.Wiedeking

Chiral Bands in 193Tl

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 160Gd(37Cl, 4n), E=167 MeV;181Ta(18O, 6n), E=105 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin using 9 clovers at different angles. 193Tl; deduced level, J, π, high-spin, γ transitions, B(M1), B(E2), formed one or two chiral systems.

doi: 10.5506/APhysPolB.48.343
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2017NO02      Acta Phys.Pol. B48, 347 (2017)

S.P.Noncolela, T.D.Bucher, E.A.Lawrie, T.R.S.Dinoko, J.L.Easton, N.Erasmus, J.J.Lawrie, S.H.Mthembu, W.X.Mtshali, O.Shirinda, J.N.Orce

Proportional Crosstalk for the iThemba LABS Clover Detector

doi: 10.5506/APhysPolB.48.347
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2016LI12      Phys.Rev.Lett. 116, 112501 (2016)

C.Liu, S.Y.Wang, R.A.Bark, S.Q.Zhang, J.Meng, B.Qi, P.Jones, S.M.Wyngaardt, J.Zhao, C.Xu, S.-G.Zhou, S.Wang, D.P.Sun, L.Liu, Z.Q.Li, N.B.Zhang, H.Jia, X.Q.Li, H.Hua, Q.B.Chen, Z.G.Xiao, H.J.Li, L.H.Zhu, T.D.Bucher, T.Dinoko, J.Easton, K.Juhasz, A.Kamblawe, E.Khaleel, N.Khumalo, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, S.N.T.Majola, S.M.Mullins, S.Murray, J.Ndayishimye, D.Negi, S.P.Noncolela, S.S.Ntshangase, B.M.Nyako, J.N.Orce, P.Papka, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, O.Shirinda, P.Sithole, M.A.Stankiewicz, M.Wiedeking

Evidence for Octupole Correlations in Multiple Chiral Doublet Bands

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 70Zn(12C, 3np), E=60, 65 MeV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ, γ-γ-coin.; deduced energy levels, J, π, medium- amd high-spin states, yrast positive- and negative-parity bands. Comparison with microscopic multidimensionally-constrained covariant density functional theory and triaxial particle rotor model calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.116.112501
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2016LI41      Phys.Rev. C 94, 024337 (2016)

X.Q.Li, C.Xu, S.Q.Zhang, H.Hua, J.Meng, R.A.Bark, Q.B.Chen, C.Y.Niu, R.Han, S.M.Wyngaardt, S.Y.Wang, S.Wang, B.Qi, L.Liu, L.H.Zhu, Z.Shi, G.L.Zhang, B.H.Sun, X.Y.Le, C.Y.Song, Y.L.Ye, D.X.Jiang, F.R.Xu, Z.H.Li, J.J.Sun, Y.Shi, P.W.Zhao, W.Y.Liang, C.G.Li, C.G.Wang, X.C.Chen, Z.H.Li, D.P.Sun, C.Liu, Z.Q.Li, P.Jones, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, M.Wiedeking, T.D.Bucher, T.Dinoko, B.V.Kheswa, L.Makhathini, S.N.T.Majola, J.Ndayishimye, S.P.Noncolela, O.Shirinda, J.Gal, G.Kalinka, J.Molnar, B.M.Nyako, J.Timar, K.Juhasz, M.Arogunjo

Spectroscopy of 155Yb: Structure evolution in the N=85 isotones

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 144Sm(16O, 5n), E=118 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin, γγ(θ)(ADO ratios) at cyclotron facility of iThemba LABS. 155Yb; deduced high-spin levels, J, π, multipolarity, bands, configurations; calculated potential energy contour in (β, γ) plane. Comparison with semiempirical shell-model (SESM) calculations. Predicted coexistence of prolate and oblate shapes from adiabatic and configuration-fixed constrained triaxial covariant density functional theory (CDFT) calculations. Systematics of low-lying levels in N=84-87 isotones: 148,149,150,151Gd, 150,151,152,153Dy, 152,153,154,155Er, 154,155,156,157Yb, 156,157,158,159Hf.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.94.024337
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2016MA13      Eur.Phys.J. A 52, 28 (2016)

P.L.Masiteng, A.A.Pasternak, E.A.Lawrie, O.Shirinda, J.J.Lawrie, R.A.Bark, S.P.Bvumbi, N.Y.Kheswa, R.Lindsay, E.O.Lieder, R.M.Lieder, T.E.Madiba, S.M.Mullins, S.H.T.Murray, J.Ndayishimye, S.S.Ntshangase, P.Papka, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer

DSAM lifetime measurements for the chiral pair in 194Tl

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 181Ta(18O, 5n), E=91 MeV; calculated high-spin states, J, π, B(M1), B(E2) vs spin, energy vs spin for different rotational bands using recent data measured by the same group with Doppler Shift Attenuation Method (DSAM); deduced T1/2 of de-excitation of high-spin states belonging to different rotational bands. B(E2), B(M1) compared to data.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2016-16028-y
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2016NE08      Phys.Rev. C 94, 024332 (2016)

D.Negi, M.Wiedeking, E.G.Lanza, E.Litvinova, A.Vitturi, R.A.Bark, L.A.Bernstein, D.L.Bleuel, S.Bvumbi, T.D.Bucher, B.H.Daub, T.S.Dinoko, J.L.Easton, A.Gorgen, M.Guttormsen, P.Jones, B.V.Kheswa, N.A.Khumalo, A.C.Larsen, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, S.N.T.Majola, L.P.Masiteng, M.R.Nchodu, J.Ndayishimye, R.T.Newman, S.P.Noncolela, J.N.Orce, P.Papka, L.Pellegri, T.Renstrom, D.G.Roux, R.Schwengner, O.Shirinda, S.Siem

Nature of low-lying electric dipole resonance excitations in 74Ge

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 74Ge(α, α'), E=48 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, Eα, αγ-coin, γ(θ), σ(θ) for scattered α particles, relative cross sections of E1 transitions using AFRODITE array for γ detection and silicon detectors for α particles at iThemba Labs cyclotron facility. 74Ge; deduced levels, J, π, B(E1), suppression in relative cross section for the excitation of pygmy-dipole resonances (PDR) as compared to those in (γ, γ') data for excitations above 6 MeV. Comparison of B(E1) with relativistic quasiparticle time blocking approximation (RQTBA) calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.94.024332
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2016OR06      Eur.Phys.J. A 52, 166 (2016)

J.N.Orce, M.Kumar Raju, N.A.Khumalo, T.S.Dinoko, P.Jones, R.A.Bark, E.A.Lawrie, S.N.T.Majola, L.M.Robledo, B.Rubio, M.Wiedeking, J.Easton, E.A.Khaleel, B.V.Kheswa, N.Kheswa, M.S.Herbert, J.J.Lawrie, P.L.Masiteng, M.R.Nchodu, J.Ndayishimye, D.Negi, S.P.Noncolela, S.S.Ntshangase, P.Papka, D.G.Roux, O.Shirinda, P.S.Sithole, S.W.Yates

Search for two-phonon octupole excitations in 146Gd

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 144Sm(α, 2n), E=26.1-26.8 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ(θ), γγ-coin. 148Gd deduced γ-ray energy spectra gated by specified γ transitions, relative γ intensities in depopulating the 6+ (3484.5 keV) state, linear polarization, B(E3) for one-photon and two-photon excitations; calculated B(E3) using GCM with Gogny D1S force.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2016-16166-2
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2016SH40      Eur.Phys.J. A 52, 344 (2016)

O.Shirinda, E.A.Lawrie

Multiple many-particle chiral systems described within the particle-rotor model

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2016-16344-2
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2016ZI04      Phys.Rev. C 94, 054303 (2016)

G.L.Zimba, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, P.Jones, S.P.Bvumbi, L.P.Masiteng, S.N.T.Majola, T.S.Dinoko, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, D.Negi, P.Papka, D.Roux, O.Shirinda, J.E.Easton, N.A.Khumalo

Octupole correlations in N = 88 154Dy: Octupole vibration versus stable deformation

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 155Gd(3He, 4n), E=37.5 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin using AFRODITE array at the Cyclotron facility of the iThemba Laboratory. 154Dy; deduced levels, J, π, bands, B(E1)/B(E2) ratios, E1 transitions, level energy differences between the positive- and negative-parity bands, octupole deformation. Comparison with level-energy differences and B(E1)/B(E2) ratios in 150Sm, 152Gd, 224Ra.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.94.054303
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2015SH14      Acta Phys.Pol. B46, 683 (2015)

O.Shirinda, E.A.Lawrie

Multiple Chiral Bands Associated with the Same Strongly Asymmetric Many-particle Nucleon Configuration

NUCLEAR STRUCTURE A=190; calculated excitation energies for the four lowest-lying bands. Multi-particle-plus-triaxial-rotor (MPR) model.

doi: 10.5506/APhysPolB.46.683
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2015XU09      Phys.Rev. C 91, 061303 (2015)

C.Xu, X.Q.Li, J.Meng, S.Q.Zhang, H.Hua, S.Y.Wang, B.Qi, C.Liu, Z.G.Xiao, H.J.Li, L.H.Zhu, Z.Shi, Z.H.Li, Y.L.Ye, D.X.Jiang, J.J.Sun, Z.H.Zhang, Y.Shi, P.W.Zhao, Q.B.Chen, W.Y.Liang, R.Han, C.Y.Niu, C.G.Li, C.G.Wang, Z.H.Li, S.M.Wyngaardt, R.A.Bark, P.Papka, T.D.Bucher, A.Kamblawe, E.Khaleel, N.Khumalo, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, P.Jones, S.M.Mullins, S.Murray, M.Wiedeking, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, S.N.T.Majola, J.Ndayishimye, D.Negi, S.P.Noncolela, S.S.Ntshangase, O.Shirinda, P.Sithole, M.A.Stankiewicz, J.N.Orce, T.Dinoko, J.Easton, B.M.Nyako, K.Juhasz

Spectroscopy of 76Se: Prolate-to-oblate shape transition

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 70Zn(12C, 2nα), E=60, 65 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-, (particle)γγ-coin using AFRODITE array for γ rays and DIAMANT array for charged particles at iThemba LABS. 76Se; deduced high-spin levels, J, π, bands, configuration, kinematic and dynamic moments of inertia, band crossing frequency, shape transition. Comparison with cranked shell-model calculations. systematics of band crossings in 70,72,74,76,78,80Se, 72,74,76,78,80,82Kr.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.91.061303
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2014BA29      Int.J.Mod.Phys. E23, 1461001 (2014)

R.A.Bark, E.O.Lieder, R.M.Lieder, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, S.P.Bvumbi, N.Y.Kheswa, S.S.Ntshangase, T.E.Madiba, P.L.Masiteng, S.M.Mullins, S.Murray, P.Papka, O.Shirinda, Q.B.Chen, S.Q.Zhang, Z.H.Zhang, P.W.Zhao, C.Xu, J.Meng, D.G.Roux, Z.P.Li, J.Peng, B.Qi, S.Y.Wang, Z.G.Xiao

Studies of chirality in the mass 80, 100 and 190 regions

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 96Zr(14N, 4n)106Ag, E not given; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced levels, J, π, T1/2, chiral bands, B(M1), B(E2). Comparison with particle-rotor calculations.

doi: 10.1142/S0218301314610011
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2014LI19      Phys.Rev.Lett. 112, 202502 (2014)

E.O.Lieder, R.M.Lieder, R.A.Bark, Q.B.Chen, S.Q.Zhang, J.Meng, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, S.P.Bvumbi, N.Y.Kheswa, S.S.Ntshangase, T.E.Madiba, P.L.Masiteng, S.M.Mullins, S.Murray, P.Papka, D.G.Roux, O.Shirinda, Z.H.Zhang, P.W.Zhao, Z.P.Li, J.Peng, B.Qi, S.Y.Wang, Z.G.Xiao, C.Xu

Resolution of Chiral Conundrum in 106Ag: Doppler-Shift Lifetime Investigation

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 96Zr(14N, 4n), E=71 MeV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ, γ-γ-coin.; deduced level scheme, J, π, high spin negative parity bands, B(M1), B(E2). Particle-rotor model calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.112.202502
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2014MA55      Eur.Phys.J. A 50, 119 (2014)

P.L.Masiteng, E.A.Lawrie, T.M.Ramashidzha, J.J.Lawrie, R.A.Bark, R.Lindsay, F.Komati, J.Kau, P.Maine, S.M.Maliage, I.Matamba, S.M.Mullins, S.H.T.Murray, K.P.Mutshena, A.A.Pasternak, D.G.Roux, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, O.Shirinda, P.A.Vymers

Rotational bands and chirality in 194Tl

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 181Ta(18O, 5n), E=91, 93 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ(θ), γγ-coin using γ-ray AFRODITE; deduced γ transitions, angular distribution, polarization anisotropy, transition multipolarity, levels, J, π, rotational bands, B(M1), B(E2).

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2014-14119-5
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2014PA50      Eur.Phys.J. A 50, 158 (2014)

P.Papka, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, B.A.Brown, T.S.Dinoko, E.A.M.A.Khaleel, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, K.C.W.Li, S.N.T.Majola, W.A.Richter, O.Shirinda, M.A.Stankiewicz, P.Vymers, M.Wiedeking

High-resolution two-proton stripping to 2p-1h 7/2- states via the 59Co(3He, n γ)61Cu reaction

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 59Co(3He, nγ), E=22.5 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, nγ-coin using AFRODITE escape-suppressed spectrometer, HPGe Clover detectors in BGO shields, neutrons using NE102A plastic scintillators; deduced γ-ray spectra, coincidence n-γ spectra, gated γ spectra, population strengths, branching ratio, levels, J, π, γ transitions, single-proton states outside 60Ni.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2014-14158-x
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2013MA03      Phys.Lett. B 719, 83 (2013)

P.L.Masiteng, E.A.Lawrie, T.M.Ramashidzha, R.A.Bark, B.G.Carlsson, J.J.Lawrie, R.Lindsay, F.Komati, J.Kau, P.Maine, S.M.Maliage, I.Matamba, S.M.Mullins, S.H.T.Murray, K.P.Mutshena, A.A.Pasternak, I.Ragnarsson, D.G.Roux, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, O.Shirinda, P.A.Vymers

Close near-degeneracy in a pair of four-quasiparticle bands in 194Tl

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 181Ta(18O, X)194Tl, E=91, 93 MeV; measured reaction products, Eγ, Iγ; deduced energy levels, J, π, rotational bands, high-spin states, B(M1)/B(E2) ratios. Comparison with available data.

COMPILATION 194Tl, 135Nd, 128Cs, 104Rh; compiled difference in excitation energies, alignments, B(M1)/B(E2) ratios.

doi: 10.1016/j.physletb.2013.01.006
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2013SH15      Acta Phys.Pol. B44, 341 (2013)

O.Shirinda, E.A.Lawrie, B.G.Carlsson

Can a Chiral System Be Built on a Strongly Asymmetric Nucleon Configuration?

NUCLEAR STRUCTURE 198Tl. calculated relative excitation energy, probability distributions for the projections of the total angular momentum. Multi-particle-plus-triaxial rotor (MPR) model.

doi: 10.5506/APhysPolB.44.341
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2012RO21      Eur.Phys.J. A 48, 99 (2012)

D.G.Roux, K.R.Henninger, R.A.Bark, S.Bvumbi, E.A.Gueorguieva-Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, S.M.Mullins, S.H.T.Murray, S.S.Ntshangase, L.P.Masiteng, O.Shirinda

In-beam spectroscopy of 72Ge

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 70Zn(α, 2n), E=30 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-coin using AFRODITE spectrometer. 72Ge deduced levels, J, π, γ decay scheme, mixing ratio, positive parity yrast band, aligned angular momenta, quadrupole moment; calculated quasiparticle routhians.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2012-12099-0
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2012SH31      Eur.Phys.J. A 48, 118 (2012)

O.Shirinda, E.A.Lawrie

Identifying chiral bands in real nuclei

NUCLEAR STRUCTURE 126,128,130Cs, 132La, 134Pr; calculated yrast band, side band energies, inertia moment, staggering parameter, B(M1), angle between proton, neutron and collective rotation using particle-rotor model with deformation. Only 128Cs shown in the paper; compared with data.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2012-12118-2
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2011PA15      Int.J.Mod.Phys. E20, 1034 (2011)

P.Papka, F.Nemulodi, R.A.Bark, N.Y.Kheswa, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, E.O.Lieder, R.M.Lieder, T.E.Madiba, S.M.Mullins, R.T.Newman, T.T.Ibrahim, O.Shirinda, T.D.Singo, R.Alvarez-Rodriguez, J.Gal, G.Kalinka, J.Molnar, B.M.Nyako, J.Timar, S.P.Fox

Experimental investigation of 6Be cluster decay

RADIOACTIVITY 6Be(α) [from 6Li(3He, t)6Be, E=50 MeV]; measured proton spectrum, Eα, Iα; deduced two-body decay from resonant state.

doi: 10.1142/S0218301311019210
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2011SH12      Int.J.Mod.Phys. E20, 358 (2011)

O.Shirinda, E.Lawrie

Characteristics of two-quasiparticle chiral bands

doi: 10.1142/S0218301311017727
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2010LA15      Eur.Phys.J. A 45, 39 (2010)

E.A.Lawrie, P.A.Vymers, Ch.Vieu, J.J.Lawrie, C.Schuck, R.A.Bark, R.Lindsay, G.K.Mabala, S.M.Maliage, P.L.Masiteng, S.M.Mullins, S.H.T.Murray, I.Ragnarsson, T.M.Ramashidzha, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, O.Shirinda

Candidate chiral bands in 198Tl

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 197Au(α, 3n), E=40 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ(θ), E(ce), I(ce), (ce)γ-coin, γγ-coin, polarization anisotropy. 198Tl; deduced γ transitions, multipolarities, internal-conversion X-rays, levels, J, π, B(M1), B(E2) for yrast and side bands; calculated levels, J, π, B(M1), B(E2) for yrast and side bands, rotation-angular momentum angle.

doi: 10.1140/epja/i2010-10994-x
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2010NT01      Phys.Rev. C 82, 041305 (2010); Publisher's Note Phys.Rev. C 82, 059904 (2010)

S.S.Ntshangase, R.A.Bark, D.G.Aschman, S.Bvumbi, P.Datta, P.M.Davidson, T.S.Dinoko, M.E.A.Elbasher, K.Juhasz, E.M.A.Khaleel, A.Krasznahorkay, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, R.M.Lieder, S.N.T.Majola, P.L.Masiteng, H.Mohammed, S.M.Mullins, P.Nieminen, B.M.Nyako, P.Papka, D.G.Roux, J.F.Sharpey-Shafer, O.Shirinda, M.A.Stankiewicz, J.Timar, A.N.Wilson

Electric dipole moments in 230, 232U and implications for tetrahedral shapes

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 232Th(α, 4n), E=42 MeV; 232Th(α, 6n), E=61 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, γγ-, γγ(recoil)-coin. 230,232U; deduced levels, J, π, rotational bands, octupole bands, B(E1)/B(E2) ratios, electric dipole moments. Systematics of ground state and octupole bands in 226,228Ra, 228,230Th, 230,232U. Systematics of electric dipole moment in Ra, Th and U isotopes with N=130, 134, 138, 142 and 146; and comparison with Skyrme Hartree-Fock calculations in the literature.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.82.041305
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2010PA11      Phys.Rev. C 81, 054308 (2010)

P.Papka, R.Alvarez-Rodriguez, F.Nemulodi, R.A.Bark, S.P.Fox, J.Gal, T.T.Ibrahim, G.Kalinka, N.Y.Kheswa, E.A.Lawrie, J.J.Lawrie, E.O.Lieder, R.M.Lieder, T.E.Madiba, J.Molnar, S.M.Mullins, R.T.Newman, B.M.Nyako, O.Shirinda, T.D.Singo, J.Timar

Decay of 6Be populated in the 6Li(3He, 3H) charge-exchange reaction

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 6Li(3He, t)6Be, E=50 MeV; measured particle spectra, (particle)(particle)-coin, angular distributions; deduced particle-particle correlations and Dalitz plots for the α-p-p breakup particles from 6Be. Comparison with sequential and 3-body resonance calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.81.054308
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2008LA11      Phys.Rev. C 78, 021305 (2008)

E.A.Lawrie, P.A.Vymers, J.J.Lawrie, Ch.Vieu, R.A.Bark, R.Lindsay, G.K.Mabala, S.M.Maliage, P.L.Masiteng, S.M.Mullins, S.H.T.Murray, I.Ragnarsson, T.M.Ramashidzha, C.Schuck, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, O.Shirinda

Possible chirality in the doubly-odd 198Tl nucleus: Residual interaction at play

NUCLEAR REACTIONS 197Au(α, 3n), E=40 MeV; measured Eγ, Iγ, E(CE), I(CE), γγ-, (ce)γ-coin. 198Tl; deduced levels, J, π, quasiparticle alignments, band configurations, B(E2), B(M1), chiral behaviour. Comparison with 2-quasiparticle plus triaxial rotor model calculations.

doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.78.021305
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2006MU17      Phys.Scr. T125, 208 (2006)

S.M.Mullins, R.A.Bark, J.Gal, E.Gueorguieva, T.Hlatshwayo, K.Juhasz, G.Kalinka, F.S.Komati, A.Krasznahorkay, J.J.Lawrie, M.Lipoglavsek, S.M.Maliage, T.Malwela, J.Molnar, S.H.T.Murray, S.Ntshangase, B.A.Nyako, M.Ramashidza, J.F.Sharpey-Schafer, J.N.Scheurer, O.Shirinda, J.Timar, P.Vymers, L.Zolnai

From Cape to Hortobagy: the marriage of DIAMANT with AFRODITE

doi: 10.1088/0031-8949/2006/T125/054
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