Low-lying excitations in 124Te have been investigated using the 122Sn(α, 2n) reaction at beam energies of 21 and 23 MeV. Standard in-beam spectroscopy techniques of excitation function, γγ-coincidence and γ-ray angular distribution measurements were used. A level scheme up to 3410 keV was constructed. Nine new γ-rays have been placed and definite spin-parity assignments were made to a number of new levels. Among the new states identified were possible 10+ and 8+ members of the ground-state quasiband. To test proposed collective properties, non-yrast states populated in this work are examined through their relative B(E2) values and mixing ratios. No evidence supporting the existence of strong intruder components has been found.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics
- Nuclear reactions
- Nuclear structure