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High-K states as a Probe of Nuclear Structure

Dracoulis, George


High-K states played a key part in the discovery and understanding of deformed nuclei. An example is given of the recent use of high-K states as a signature of axially-symmetric prolate deformation in a nucleus which is predicted to show co-existence between spherical, oblate and prolate shapes. When associated bands can be identified, high-K states can also be used as a probe of pairing, and its modifiication of rotational motion. New results in 178W imply that the underlying rigid...[Show more]

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Physica Scripta Topical Issues


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