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dc.contributor.authorGhosh C.-
dc.contributor.authorMishra G.-
dc.contributor.authorRhine Kumar A.K.-
dc.contributor.authorDokania N.-
dc.contributor.authorNanal V.-
dc.contributor.authorPillay R.G.-
dc.contributor.authorKumar S.-
dc.contributor.authorRout P.C.-
dc.contributor.authorJoshi S.-
dc.contributor.authorArumugam, Paramasivan-
dc.identifier.citationPhysical Review C (2016), 94(1): --
dc.description.abstractTo investigate the dependence of giant dipole resonance (GDR) width on temperature (T) and angular momentum (J), high energy γ-ray spectra were measured in the reaction Si28+Sn124 at ESi28=135 MeV. The J information was deduced from multiplicity of low-energy γ rays. The GDR parameters, namely, the centroid energy and width are extracted using statistical model analysis. The observed variation of the GDR width for T∼1.2-1.37 MeV and J∼20-40 is consistent with the universal scaling given by Kusnezov et al., which is applicable in the liquid-drop regime. The GDR input cross sections extracted from the statistical model best fits are compared with thermal shape fluctuation model (TSFM) calculations and are found to be in good agreement. The TSFM calculations predominantly favor the noncollective oblate shape, while the statistical model fit with both prolate and oblate shapes describes the data. The present data together with earlier measurements indicate a very slow variation of the GDR width for T∼1.2 to 1.5 MeV. The observed trend is well explained by the TSFM calculations, although the calculated values are ∼4%-13% higher than the data. © 2016 American Physical Society.-
dc.publisherAmerican Physical Society-
dc.relation.ispartofPhysical Review C-
dc.titleTemperature dependence of the giant dipole resonance width in Gd 152-
dc.affiliationGhosh, C., Department of Nuclear and Atomic Physics, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, 400005, India-
dc.affiliationMishra, G., Nuclear Physics Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, 400085, India-
dc.affiliationRhine Kumar, A.K., Department of Nuclear and-
dc.description.fundingP.A. acknowledges the financial support from the Science and Engineering Research Board (India), SR/FTP/PS-086/2011 and DST/INT/POL/P-09/2014.-
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