It is shown that the model previously used to interpret the data on the lighter argon nuclei can be used to understand the recently observed results in and . The first excited state of is predicted to be a core-excited level arising from the configuration .
[NUCLEAR STRUCTURE shell model, protons neutrons; calculated levels, ; calculated binding energies.]
- Received 14 December 1973
- Published in the issue dated May 1974
© 1974 The American Physical Society