Precision mass measurements of exotic nuclei
Geissel, Hans GSI, Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung, Darmstadt, Germany.
- Nuclear mass measurements
- Production and separation
- Mass measurement methods
- Measured masses compared with theory
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The study of atomic masses has significantly contributed to understanding the basic properties of matter. The development of new and precise experimental methods in this field has led to an extension of knowledge far into the region of exotic nuclei and toward the limits of nuclear stability. This experimental progress is also reflected by a revolution in precision mass measurements by frequency analysis of stored and cooled exotic nuclei.
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