Collective-coupling analysis of spectra of mass-7 isobars: He7, Li7, Be7, and B7

L. Canton, G. Pisent, K. Amos, S. Karataglidis, J. P. Svenne, D. Van Der Knijff

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A nucleon-nucleus interaction model has been applied to ascertain the underlying character of the negative-parity spectra of four isobars of mass-7, from neutron- to proton-emitter drip lines. With a single nuclear potential defined by a simple coupled-channel model, a multichannel algebraic scattering approach (MCAS) has been used to determine the bound and resonant spectra of the four nuclides, of which He7 and B7 are particle unstable. Incorporation of Pauli blocking into the model enables a description of all known spin-parity states of the mass-7 isobars. We have also obtained spectra of similar quality by using a large space no-core shell model. Additionally, we have studied Li7 and Be7 using a dicluster model. We have found a dicluster-model potential that can reproduce the lowest four states of the two nuclei, as well as the relevant low-energy elastic scattering cross sections. But, with this model, the rest of the energy spectra cannot be obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Article number064605
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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