Measurement of the Pb-208(Cr-52,n)(259)Sg excitation function Academic Article uri icon


  • The excitation function for the Pb208(Cr52,n)Sg259 reaction has been measured using the Berkeley Gas-filled Separator at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 88-Inch Cyclotron. The maximum cross section of 320-100+110 pb is observed at a center-of-target laboratory-frame energy of 253.0 MeV. In total, 25 decay chains originating from Sg259 were observed and the measured decay properties are in good agreement with previous reports. In addition, a partial excitation function for the Pb208(Cr52,2n)Sg258 reaction was obtained, and an improved Sg258 half-life of 2.6-0.4+0.6 ms was calculated by combining all available experimental data. 2009 The American Physical Society.

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author list (cited authors)

  • Folden, C. M., Dragojevic, I., Duellmann, C. E., Eichler, R., Garcia, M. A., Gates, J. M., ... Nitsche, H.

citation count

  • 29

complete list of authors

  • Folden, CM||Dragojevic, I||Duellmann, Ch E||Eichler, R||Garcia, MA||Gates, JM||Nelson, SL||Sudowe, R||Gregorich, KE||Hoffman, DC||Nitsche, H

publication date

  • February 2009