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A Study of d-He⁴ Elastic Scattering


Senhouse, Lionel S. (1964) A Study of d-He⁴ Elastic Scattering. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/0X0S-8G45.


NOTE: Text or symbols not renderable in plain ASCII are indicated be [...]. Abstract is included in .pdf document. Angular distributions [...] of He[superscript 4](d,d)He[superscript 4] have been obtained, using a gas scattering chamber, for deuteron bombarding energies from 2.935-11.475 MeV at half-MeV intervals. A lithium drafted solid-state detector was used to detect the scattered deuterons and recoil alpha particles. The phase shift and single level analyses performed with the data result in energy levels in Li[superscript 6] at excitation energies of E[subscript x] = 4.57, 4.62 and 7.19 MeV, and have respective J[superscript pi] assignments of 2[superscript +], 1[superscript +] and 1[superscript -]. There is a great degree of confidence in the assignments for the first two levels; however, further analysis is necessary to confirm the assignments to the third level.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Subject Keywords:(Physics)
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
Major Option:Physics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Tombrello, Thomas A.
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1964
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-10042002-075353
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ID Code:3889
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Deposited On:07 Oct 2002
Last Modified:25 Jan 2024 00:50

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