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Title: Shell-model states with seniority ν = 3 , 5, and 7 in odd- A neutron-rich Sn isotopes

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1234282
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AC02-06CH11357; FG02-94ER40834
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Journal Article: Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review C
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 93; Journal Issue: 1; Related Information: CHORUS Timestamp: 2016-12-23 10:35:41; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9985
Publisher:
American Physical Society
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

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Iskra, Ł. W., Broda, R., Janssens, R. V. F., Chiara, C. J., Carpenter, M. P., Fornal, B., Hoteling, N., Kondev, F. G., Królas, W., Lauritsen, T., Pawłat, T., Seweryniak, D., Stefanescu, I., Walters, W. B., Wrzesiński, J., and Zhu, S. Shell-model states with seniority ν = 3 , 5, and 7 in odd- A neutron-rich Sn isotopes. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.93.014303.
Iskra, Ł. W., Broda, R., Janssens, R. V. F., Chiara, C. J., Carpenter, M. P., Fornal, B., Hoteling, N., Kondev, F. G., Królas, W., Lauritsen, T., Pawłat, T., Seweryniak, D., Stefanescu, I., Walters, W. B., Wrzesiński, J., & Zhu, S. Shell-model states with seniority ν = 3 , 5, and 7 in odd- A neutron-rich Sn isotopes. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.93.014303.
Iskra, Ł. W., Broda, R., Janssens, R. V. F., Chiara, C. J., Carpenter, M. P., Fornal, B., Hoteling, N., Kondev, F. G., Królas, W., Lauritsen, T., Pawłat, T., Seweryniak, D., Stefanescu, I., Walters, W. B., Wrzesiński, J., and Zhu, S. Thu . "Shell-model states with seniority ν = 3 , 5, and 7 in odd- A neutron-rich Sn isotopes". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.93.014303.
@article{osti_1234282,
title = {Shell-model states with seniority ν = 3 , 5, and 7 in odd- A neutron-rich Sn isotopes},
author = {Iskra, Ł. W. and Broda, R. and Janssens, R. V. F. and Chiara, C. J. and Carpenter, M. P. and Fornal, B. and Hoteling, N. and Kondev, F. G. and Królas, W. and Lauritsen, T. and Pawłat, T. and Seweryniak, D. and Stefanescu, I. and Walters, W. B. and Wrzesiński, J. and Zhu, S.},
abstractNote = {},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevC.93.014303},
journal = {Physical Review C},
number = 1,
volume = 93,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 07 00:00:00 EST 2016},
month = {Thu Jan 07 00:00:00 EST 2016}
}

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