Identification and measurement of the mass of 26Ne(g.s.) by the 26Mg(π-, π+)26Ne reaction

H. Nann*, Kamal K Seth, S. G. Iversen, M. O. Kaletka, D. B. Barlow, D. Smith

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The pion double charge exchange reaction 26Mg(π-, π+)26Ne has been used to make the first observation of 26Ne(g.s.) and to measure its mass. The reaction 12C(π-, π+)12B, with known Q0 = -26.100(15)MeV was used for calibration to obtain 26Ne(g.s.) mass excess of 0.44(7) MeV.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)261-264
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number3-4
StatePublished - Nov 3 1980


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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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