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Hadrons and Nuclei

EPJ A Highlight - Emergence of nuclear rotation from elementary interactions between the nucleons

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Rotational bands in an ab initio calculations for the nuclear excitation spectrum of 11Be.

Nuclei are quantum many-body systems which exhibit emergent degrees of freedom, from shell structure and clustering to collective rotations and vibrations. Such emergent phenomena are traditionally the domain of phenomenological models, yet their description can now be placed on a more fundamental footing in terms of microscopic theory. The nature and emergence of rotational bands are presently investigated in light nuclei through ab initio nuclear many-body calculations. Beyond simply analyzing spectroscopic signatures, the structural insight are investigated in terms of angular momentum coupling schemes and group theoretical correlations as underpinnings for the rotational structure.

Editors-in-Chief
David Blaschke, Thomas Duguet and Maria Jose Garcia Borge
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Dieter Frekers, Institute for Nuclear Physics, University of Muenster, Germany

ISSN (Electronic Edition): 1434-601X

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