Exotic Nuclear Excitations

  • S.C.┬áPancholi

Part of the Springer Tracts in Modern Physics book series (STMP, volume 242)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-1
  2. S. C. Pancholi
    Pages 1-22
  3. S. C. Pancholi
    Pages 23-54
  4. S. C. Pancholi
    Pages 81-111
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 112-112

About this book


By providing the reader with a foundational background in high spin nuclear structure physics and exploring exciting current discoveries in the field, this book presents new phenomena in a clear and compelling way. The quest for achieving the highest spin states has resulted in some remarkable successes which this monograph will address in comprehensive detail.

The text covers an array of pertinent subject matter, including the rotational alignment and bandcrossings, magnetic rotation, triaxial strong deformation and wobbling motion and chirality in nuclei.

Dr. Pancholi offers his readers a clearly-written and up-to-date treatment of the topics covered. The prerequisites for a proper appreciation are courses in nuclear physics and nuclear models and measurement techniques of observables like gamma-ray energies, intensities, multi-fold coincidences, angular correlations or distributions, linear polarization, internal conversion coefficients, short lifetime (pico-second range) of excited states etc. and instrumentation and data analysis methods.


Rotational alignments and bandcrossings back bending in nuclei high spin nuclear physics high spin nuclear spectroscopy magnetic rotational bands nuclear chirality shears mechanism triaxial strong deformation wobbling motion

Authors and affiliations

  • S.C.┬áPancholi
    • 1
  1. 1.Inter University Accelerator CentreNew DelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-8037-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-8038-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0081-3869
  • Series Online ISSN 1615-0430
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