First application of the Oslo method in inverse kinematics

  title={First application of the Oslo method in inverse kinematics},
  author={V. W. Ingeberg and S. Siem and M. Wiedeking and K. Sieja and D. L. Bleuel and Christiaan Petrus Brits and T. D. Bucher and Tshepo Samuel Dinoko and J. L. Easton and A. G{\"o}rgen and M. Guttormsen and P. Jones and Bonginkosi Vincent Kheswa and N. A. Khumalo and Ann Cecilie Larsen and E. A. Lawrie and J. J. Lawrie and S. N. T. Majola and K. L. Malatji and Lucky Maxwell Makhathini and B. Maqabuka and D. Negi and S. P. Noncolela and Paul Papka and Eda Şahin and Ronald Schwengner and G. M. Tveten and F. Zeiser and B. R. Zikhali},
  journal={The European Physical Journal A},
The $$\gamma $$ γ -ray strength function ( $$\gamma $$ γ SF) and nuclear level density (NLD) have been extracted for the first time from inverse kinematic reactions with the Oslo method. This novel technique allows measurements of these properties across a wide range of previously inaccessible nuclei. Proton– $$\gamma $$ γ coincidence events from the $$\mathrm {d}(^{86}\mathrm {Kr}, \mathrm {p}\gamma )^{87}\mathrm {Kr}$$ d ( 86 Kr , p γ ) 87 Kr reaction were measured at iThemba LABS and the… 
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