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Alpha-decay angular momentum

  1. Jun 2, 2015 #1
    Hi, im reading about alpha-decay. I read that the decay 2- --> 2x requires lα = 1, 2, 3 or 4. Why does it have to be one of these numbers?
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  3. Jun 7, 2015 #2
    Thanks for the post! This is an automated courtesy bump. Sorry you aren't generating responses at the moment. Do you have any further information, come to any new conclusions or is it possible to reword the post?
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