• Effective decoupling in some odd-A odd-Z rotational bands

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      Nuclear structure; Odd-A odd-Z rotational bands; particle-rotor model; effective decoupling; Coriolis effects; B(E2) and B(M1) values

    • Abstract


      A systematic analysis of the results of single quasiparticle-plus-rotor bandmixing calculations is presented wherein the empirically noticed characteristic effective decoupling patterns and their systematics in certain odd-A odd-Z rotational bands based onh9/2, d1/2, h11/2 andg7/2 orbitals are reproduced. The strategy adopted allows us to obtain an almost unique set of parameter values for a given decoupling pattern. The composition of wavefunctions in terms of core rotational angular momentum supports the idea of effective decoupling. These wavefunctions are then used to analyse the extent and nature of Coriolis coupling in these bands. It is found that either one or both parts of the Coriolis energies, diagonal and non-diagonal, are significant in most of the cases and the non-diagonal part is mainly responsible for the effective decoupling. These Coriolis effects prominently affect the intrabandB(M1) andB(E2) values and their variation with spin is discussed. An unusual feature in theB(M1) value of theh9/2 orbital based band is pointed out.

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      Kiran Jain1 2 A K Jain1 2 R K Sheline1

      1. Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida - 32306-3006, USA
      2. Department of Physics, University of Roorkee, Roorkee - 247667, India
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