Nuclei in the A ≃ 56 region are studied with the shell model. Excitation of particles from the f7/2 shell is found to be dominated by a pair mode. In fact, such core excited states provide the most important components of the 56Ni ground state.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics|
|Publication status||Published - Apr 1999|