The decay of the doubly magic nucleus Ni56 to the lowest 1+ state of Co56 proceeds about a hundred times slower than the shell model predicts. The explanation is that the lowest 1+ state of Co56 is mostly a two-particle, two-hole state. The giant spin-isospin resonance lies at a higher energy.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Physical Review Letters|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1969|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Physics and Astronomy(all)