Disentangling the nuclear shape coexistence in even-even Hg isotopes using the interacting boson model
1 Departamento de Física Aplicada, Universidad de Huelva, 21071 Huelva, Spain
2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Ghent University, Proeftuinstraat, 86 B-9000 Gent, Belgium
Published online: 28 May 2015
We intend to provide a consistent description of the even-even Hg isotopes, 172–200Hg, using the interacting boson model including configuration mixing. We pay special attention to the description of the shape of the nuclei and to its connection with the shape coexistence phenomenon.
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