Letter to the Editor
Prolate over oblate dominance in deformed nuclei as a consequence of the SU(3) symmetry and the Pauli principle
Institute of Nuclear and Particle Physics, National Centre for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310, Aghia Paraskevi, Attiki, Greece
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Accepted: 29 June 2017
Published online: 17 July 2017
We show that the dominance of prolate over oblate shapes in even-even deformed nuclei can be derived from the SU(3) symmetry and the Pauli principle.
© The Author(s), 2017