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By R. M. Steffen (auth.), Hans van Krugten, Bob van Nooijen (eds.)

In 1969 we feit that the topic of angular correlations in nuclear disintegrat­ ion had got little particular cognizance at overseas meetings. it's real that perturbed angular correlations have been mentioned at a smalI, hugely - specialized assembly at Uppsala in 1963 and that during 1967 sure facets of perturbed angular correlations were thought of at a convention on hyperfine constitution at Asilomar. even if, either meetings have been very restricted in scope from the perspective of a low - strength nuclear physicist. in addition to, considering those meetings have been being held, the sphere of perturbed ?ngular correlations had acquired new impetus from the nonetheless ex­ panding program of the implantation of radioactive isotopes in appropriate environ­ ments, from the development of enormous superconductive magnets, and so on. in the meantime, the means of measuring correlations among beta debris and circularly polarized gamma rays were constructed to this kind of measure that they lent themselves to the in­ vestigation of beta decay, nuclear constitution and cost dependence of nuclear forces. The systematic examine of heavy components had elevated the import an ce of alpha-gamma angular correlations which current their very own particular difficulties. Theoretical inner conversion info had develop into to be had to such an volume that electron -gamma direct­ ional correlations grew to become an incredible device within the research of nuclear constitution: in lots of circumstances it truly is enhanced to review electron -gamma corre­ lations rather than the generally measured gamma -gamma directional correlations.

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K. Alder, Helv. Phys. Acta 25 (1952) 235. F. M. Jauch, Helv. Phys. Acta 26 (1953) 3. C. E. Rose, Rev. Mod. Phys. 25 (1953) 729. In this work the term 'angular distributions and correlations' includes the consideration of polarization phenomena. If only the directions of radiations are observed the term 'directional distribution' or 'directional correlation' is used. A. V. Pound, Phys. Rev. 92 (1953) 943. K. Alder, H. Albers-Schönberg, E. B. Novey, Helv. Phys. Acta 26 (1953) 761. M. Steffen and H.

69) and (70) t <12m2IH(X)lllml>O = L p,LMTr apO(-l) 12- m 2 (I2 LI) I -m 2 -M m l X (_l)L+M+n <1211~i:)lIll> (71) and the angular distribution and orientation coefficients are easily constructed from eqs. g. L m 2 ,m } ,m} ',p, L ,M ,p ',L ",M (73) and similarly for the angular orientation coefficients (nb). The summation over m}, ~ can be performedusing the methods of Racah algebra (see eq. 8) in Edmonds2 6) ). m'} and A~ (X)o = L < LM1T1 kp >0 ap a;, ~ LM n ,L'M 'n' x (-1) L+M'+I} +1 2 +L' x < 12 11 H~)II I} > (2A+1) 1/ 2 (L' LA) , -M +M-q < 12 11 H(()II I}>* (74) (75) where the radiation effideney tensor eA (L'L) for the detection of radiation of multipole character L', L has been introduc~ 27).

For'Y - rays above a few MeV the double escape peak (DEP) is the dominant peak in a Ge(Li) spectrum. It has been shown by Ingebrektsen 8 ) that Q2 and Q4 are substantially higher when this peak is selected (fig. 6). The increase of DEP over AI factors is due to the fact that a double escape event is most likely to occur near the symmetry axis of the detector. 2 Decentering The effects of a slight decentering of a point source on angular correlation coefficients can be computed accurately if the exact geometry of the detectors is known.

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