Some characteristics of nuclear densities

Y. K. Gambhir, S. H. Patil

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We propose a simple expression for nuclear densities, which brings out the following important nuclear properties: (i) shell effects in proton and neutron central densities, (ii) approximate global constancy of neutron central densities, (iii) approximate constancy of RN-1/3 and RpZ-1/3 where R is the nuclear half-density radius and Rp is the rms radius of the proton density, (iv) larger surface thickness and rms radius for neutron density as compared to those for proton density.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9-13
Number of pages5
JournalZeitschrift für Physik A Atomic Nuclei
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 03-1986


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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