Physicists discover molecule-like structure of nuclear ground state

Physicists discover molecule-like structure of nuclear ground state

Energy Daily

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Hangzhou, China (SPX) Nov 29, 2023

Scientists from the Institute of Modern Physics (IMP) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), along with their collaborators, have recently discovered a molecular-type structure in the ground state of atomic nuclei. The study was published in Physical Review Letters and highlighted as a "Featured in Physics" article. The atomic nucleus, a quantum many-body system composed of protons and

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