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The case of the exotic isotopes

With increasing neutron number, the size of a nucleus grows, subject to subtle effects that act as fingerprints of its internal structure. A fresh look at potassium calls for theory to decipher the details.

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Fig. 1: Schematic of the charge radii of potassium isotopes.


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Colò, G. The case of the exotic isotopes. Nat. Phys. 17, 428–429 (2021).

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