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Seniority isomers in nuclei

P. van Isacker 1
1 Théorie
GANIL - Grand Accélérateur National d'Ions Lourds
Abstract : Seniority isomers are nuclear states with an electromagnetic decay that is hindered by selection rules related to the seniority quantum number. A simple analysis is presented of their possible formation with reference to the nickel isotopes 70−76Ni and the N = 50 isotones from molybdenum to cadmium. It is shown that the existence of seniority isomers in a j = 9/2 shell is predominantly governed by the quadrupole pairing matrix element of the nucleon-nucleon interaction. The analysis is generalized to shells with larger j.
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P. van Isacker. Seniority isomers in nuclei. XXXIV Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Jan 2011, Morelos, Mexico. pp.012003, ⟨10.1088/1742-6596/322/1/012003⟩. ⟨in2p3-00684418⟩



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