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Symmetrical tin


The tin isotope 100Sn is the heaviest 'doubly magic nucleus' that has an equal number of protons and neutrons. It is now finally starting to give up its secrets, thanks to the persistent efforts of nuclear physicists. See Article p.341

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Bazin, D. Symmetrical tin. Nature 486, 330–331 (2012).

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