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Doubly magic tin

Nature volume 465, pages 430431 (27 May 2010) | Download Citation

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By swapping the roles of the target and beam in an experiment that is otherwise impossible to implement, researchers have confirmed the doubly magic nature of the neutron-rich radioactive tin isotope 132Sn.

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  1. Paul Cottle is in the Department of Physics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida 32306, USA.

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