Journal article

Constraints on the spectra of C-17,C-19

S Karataglidis, K Amos, P Fraser, L Canton, JP Svenne

NUCLEAR PHYSICS A | ELSEVIER | Published : 2008

Abstract

Diverse means are used to investigate the spectra of the radioactive, exotic ions, 17,19C. First, estimates have been made using a shell model for the systems. Information from those shell model studies were then used in evaluating cross sections of the scattering of 70 A MeV 17,19C ions from hydrogen. Complementing those studies, a multichannel algebraic scattering (MCAS) theory for n+16,18C coupled-channel problems has been used to identify structures of the compound systems. The results show that the shell model structure assumed for these ions is reasonable with little need of effective charges. The conditions that two excited states exist within a few hundred keV of the ground state pla..

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This research was supported by the Italian MIUR-PRIN Project "Fisica Teorica del Nucleo e dei Sistemi a Piu Corpi", by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Canada, by the National Research Foundation of South Africa, and by support from the International Exchange Program of the Australian Academy of Science.