Isotones


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Isotones

 

atoms of different chemical elements with the same number of neutrons in their nuclei. The following are examples of isotones: the atoms Isotones and img0280, whose nuclei contain three neutrons each. Among these isotones, 5He decays almost instantaneously, 6Li is stable, and 7Be and 8B are radioactive—they have half-lives of 43 days and 0.8 sec, respectively.

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gamma]] between transition in the two pairs of N=86 isotones (excited 151Tb (SD-2), yrast [sup.
2)] values for the excited SD bands are very similar to the yrast SD bands in their Z+1, N=86 isotones.