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Keywords:

  • mass and binding energy;
  • Penning trap;
  • electroweak theory;
  • nuclear structure

Abstract

Superallowed β-decay strengths or corrected inline image values provide some of the most stringent limits for physics beyond the standard three-quark model. For this reason, the inline image-value 10C has been measured and found to be 3468.31(51) keV with the TITAN Penning trap mass spectrometer. The facility is unique in coupling such an online spectrometer to a charge breeder, permitting a mass measurement of another superallowed β-emitter, 74Rb, in the 8+ charge state. An overview of the TITAN facility and recent highlights are presented alongside the new inline image-value determination of 10C.