## Abstract

Presents results of microscopic calculations of total muon capture rates ( Lambda _{mu c}) for even isotopes of Ti, Cr and Fe. The ground-state wavefunctions for these nuclei required in the calculation of Lambda _{mu c} are generated from the respective prolate and oblate Hartree-Fock (HF) solutions. The HF calculations in the 2p-1f space are performed with a ^{40}Ca inert core and using the Tabakin (1964) interaction matrix elements (ME) with appropriate core polarisation corrections. The calculated Lambda _{mu c} are found to be similar for all four interactions. The dependence of Lambda _{mu c} with respect to the variation of the oscillator size parameter and the average neutrino momentum is studied. The calculated Lambda _{mu c} for ^{48}Ti, ^{50,52,54,56}Cr and ^{56}Fe compare well with the corresponding experimental results and are consistently better compared with earlier theoretical results.

Original language | English |
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Article number | 009 |

Pages (from-to) | 333-346 |

Number of pages | 14 |

Journal | Journal of Physics G: Nuclear Physics |

Volume | 7 |

Issue number | 3 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - 1981 |

## All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

- Physics and Astronomy(all)
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics