Hubert Grawe

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The stability and spontaneous decay of naturally occurring atomic nuclei have been much studied ever since Becquerel discovered natural radioactivity in 1896. In 1960, proton-rich nuclei with an odd or an even atomic number Z were predicted to decay through one- and two-proton radioactivity, respectively. The experimental observation of one-proton(More)
The interest in studying nuclei in the 100 Sn region, in particular those " southeast " of this doubly magic shell closure , is partly motivated by the occurrence of a resonance-like β decay related to the Gamow-Teller (GT) transitions of a g 9/2 proton into a g 7/2 neutron. For odd-A tin isotopes , this transformation initiates from the even-even core,(More)
A systematic study of the population probabilities of microsecond isomers produced following the fragmentation of 208 Pb projectiles at 1 GeV/nucleon has been undertaken at the SIS/FRS facility at GSI Darmstadt. Gamma decays from approximately 20 isomeric states, mainly in the rare-earth and transitional nuclei with Aϳ180, were identified and the(More)
Resonant laser ionization and spectroscopy are widely used techniques at radioactive ion beam facilities to produce pure beams of exotic nuclei and measure the shape, size, spin and electromagnetic multipole moments of these nuclei. However, in such measurements it is difficult to combine a high efficiency with a high spectral resolution. Here we(More)
The β decay of five heavy, neutron-rich nuclei, 204,203 Pt and 202−200 Ir, has been investigated following relativistic cold fragmentation reactions of lead projectiles using the FRS+RISING set up at GSI. This paper reports on the study of the low-lying states in the decay daughter nuclei 204,203 Au and 202−200 Pt. The characteristic γ rays for each nucleus(More)
The shell structure of atomic nuclei is associated with 'magic numbers' and originates in the nearly independent motion of neutrons and protons in a mean potential generated by all nucleons. During β(+)-decay, a proton transforms into a neutron in a previously not fully occupied orbital, emitting a positron-neutrino pair with either parallel or antiparallel(More)
Heavy neutron-rich nuclei were populated via the fragmentation of a E/A = 1 GeV P 208 82 b beam. Secondary fragments were separated and identified, and subsequently implanted in a passive stopper. By the detection of delayed gamma rays, isomeric decays associated with these nuclei have been identified. A total of 49 isomers were detected, with the majority(More)
Nuclear structure studies at GSI attracted recently increased interest for the results of present activities as well as for the future project FAIR. A broad range of physics phenomena can be addressed by high-resolution in-beam γ-ray spectroscopy experiments with radioactive beams offered within the Rare Isotopes Spectroscopic INvestigation at GSI (RISING)(More)
Gamma decays from excited states up to Jpi=6+ in the N=Z-2 nucleus 54Ni have been identified for the first time. Level energies are compared with those of the isobars 54Co and 54Fe and of the cross-conjugate nuclei of mass A=42. The good but puzzling f7/ cross-conjugate symmetry in mirror and triplet energy differences is analyzed. Shell model calculations(More)