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Partial Conservation of Seniority in Nuclei

Abstract : A review is given of the relation between pairing, quasi-spin algebras and seniority. The former two concepts are closely connected, the relation being that the quasi-spin formalism allows an efficient solution of the pairing problem. Seniority is of much wider applicability than either pairing or quasi-spin and applications can even be extended to encompass the notion of partial symmetry. A recent application of partial conservation of seniority and its importance for nuclear isomers is discussed.
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P. van Isacker. Partial Conservation of Seniority in Nuclei. 17th Workshop on Nuclear Physics "Marie and Pierre Curie", Sep 2010, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland. pp.191-198, ⟨10.1142/S021830131101751X⟩. ⟨in2p3-00581637⟩



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