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Captured Electrons Excite Nuclei to Higher Energy States

News   Feb 13, 2018 | Original Story by Savannah Mitchem for Argonne National Laboratory.

 
Captured Electrons Excite Nuclei to Higher Energy States

Argonne scientists and collaborators used the Gammasphere, this powerful gamma ray spectrometer, to help create the right conditions to cause and spot a long-theorized effect called nuclear excitation by electron capture. Credit: Argonne National Laboratory.

 
 
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