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Electromagnetic Transition Strengths for Light Nuclei in the Skyrme model

Haberichter, Mareike, Lau, Chris, Manton, Nicholas S. (2016) Electromagnetic Transition Strengths for Light Nuclei in the Skyrme model. Physical Review C, 93 . ISSN 2469-9985. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.93.034304) (KAR id:51288)

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Abstract

We calculate reduced B(E2) electromagnetic transition strengths for light nuclei of mass numbers B=8,12,16,20,24 and 32 within the Skyrme model. We find that the predicted transition strengths are of the correct order of magnitude and the computed intrinsic quadrupole moments match the experimentally observed effective nuclear shapes. For the Hoyle state we predict a large B(E2)? value of 0.0521e2b2. For Oxygen-16, we can obtain a quantitative understanding of the ground state rotational band and the rotational excitations of the second spin-0 state, $0^+_2$.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1103/PhysRevC.93.034304
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC20 Mathematical Physics
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science
Faculties > Sciences > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science > Applied Mathematics
Depositing User: Mareike Haberichter
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2015 11:14 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 16:13 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/51288 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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