C15(d,p)C16 reaction and exotic behavior in C16
We have studied the C15(d,p)C16 reaction in inverse kinematics using the Helical Orbit Spectrometer at Argonne National Laboratory. Prior studies of electromagnetic-transition rates in C16 suggested an exotic decoupling of the valence neutrons from the core in that nucleus. Neutron-adding spectroscopic factors give a different probe of the wave functions of the relevant states in C16. Shell-model calculations reproduce both the present transfer data and the previously measured transition rates, suggesting that C16 may be described without invoking very exotic phenomena. © 2010 The American Physical Society.
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Physical Review Letters
Wuosmaa, A., Back, B., Baker, S., Brown, B., Deibel, C., Fallon, P., Hoffman, C., Kay, B., Lee, H., Lighthall, J., MacChiavelli, A., Marley, S., Pardo, R., Rehm, K., Schiffer, J., Shetty, D., & Wiedeking, M. (2010). C15(d,p)C16 reaction and exotic behavior in C16. Physical Review Letters, 105 (13) https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.105.132501