Atomic effects on the tritium ft value

B. Budick

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    Atomic effects on the tritium ft value including bound-state decay, imperfect wave-function overlap, screening, and electron exchange are considered for each of the species T+, T, T2, and T-. Corrections to the f value are tabulated and can be combined to extract an improved estimate for the axial-vector matrix element in tritium β decay.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)1034-1037
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Issue number12
    StatePublished - 1983

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Physics and Astronomy


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