Proton skin of 8B in a microscopic model

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Abstract

The experimentally predicted existence of a proton skin in 8B is confirmed by dynamical microscopic cluster model calculations. The thickness of the proton skin in 8B is 0.5 fm while in 8Li a 0.4 fm thick neutron skin has been found. It is shown that the large quadrupole moment of 8B partly comes from the very distortable 7Be core.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)24-28
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume315
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 30 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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