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Nuclear physics

Doubly magic tin

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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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Figure 1: Chart of nuclides.


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Cottle, P. Doubly magic tin. Nature 465, 430–431 (2010).

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