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Physical Review C, Nuclear Physics

Publication date: 2009-01
Volume: 80
ISSN: 2469-9985, 0556-2813
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevC.80.034314
Publisher: Published for the American Physical Society by the American Institute of Physics


Ionescu-Bujor, M
Iordachescu, A ; Lenzi, SM ; Napoli, DR ; Marginean, N ; Medina, NH ; Bazzacco, D ; Bucurescu, D ; de Angelis, G ; Della Vedova, F ; Farnea, E ; Gadea, A ; Menegazzo, R ; Lunardi, S ; Ur, CA ; Zilio, S ; Otsuka, Taka ; Utsuno, Y


Science & Technology, Physical Sciences, Physics, Nuclear, Physics, MODEL, NUCLEI


The structure of the N = 20 nucleus 37 Cl has been investigated in the 24 Mg( 16 O , 3 p ) reaction with a 70 MeV 16 O beam. A complex level scheme extended up to an excitation energy of 17 MeV and spins (29 / 2 + )and (27 / 2 − ) on positive and negative parity, respectively, has been established. Lifetimes for the new states have been investigated by the Doppler shift attenuation method. Large-scale shell-model calculations have been performed in a valence space involving orbitals in the sd and fp shells using the sdfp and SDPF-M effective interactions. The comparison with the experimental data indicates the need for slight changes of the sd - fp energy gaps produced by these interactions.