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Nuclear beta spectroscopy using solid state detectors


Trischuk, John Michael (1967) Nuclear beta spectroscopy using solid state detectors. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology.


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The beta decay shape factor of the 4.8 minute isotope Tl[^207] is measured to be (.0423 ? .0006)(1 + (.024 ? .010)W) using solid state detectors. The result is interpreted in terms of the shell model. The properties of the solid state beta spectrometer are described.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
Major Option:Physics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Boehm, Felix H.
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:24 June 1966
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-10042002-162649
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ID Code:3905
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Deposited On:07 Oct 2002
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 03:03

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