Bremsstrahlung technique for measuring the end point of tritium decay

B. Budick, Jiansheng Chen, Hong Lin

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    Abstract

    Bremsstrahlung from tritiumrare-gas mixtures enclosed in low-permeability glass bulbs has been observed with a Si(Li) detector. The end point of the x-ray spectrum, 18 556(6) eV, implies a -33He atomic-mass difference of 18 595(6) eV.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)2626-2629
    Number of pages4
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Volume67
    Issue number19
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1991

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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