EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 123, 2016Heavy Ion Accelerator Symposium 2015: International Nuclear Structure Conference in Remembrance of George Dracoulis
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Perspectives on Nuclear Structure|
|Published online||05 September 2016|
Probes of shape transitions from mass and charge radii of nuclear ground states
School of Physics and Nuclear Energy Engineering, Beihang University, Beijing 100191, China
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Published online: 5 September 2016
The masses and sizes of nuclear ground states constitute two of the most precise and extensive arrays of experimental information. These data make a model-independent view of microscopic nuclear structure possible. Relevant differential observables of nuclear mass and charge radius can be highly sensitive to nuclear shape transitions. In this contribution, we examine the correlation of these two bulk properties to nuclear shape transitions. By combining different observables, it is even possible to isolate shape transitions from nuclear shell closures.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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