Guided by the formalism developed for studies of single-nucleon transfer reactions in deformed nuclei , we have analyzed spectroscopic factors data in the Islands of Inversion at N=8 and 20, in the rotational strong-coupling limit.
Based on the fact that intruder deformed configurations dominate the low-lying structure of nuclei within the Islands of Inversion, the Nilsson formalism provides an intuitive and simple approach to obtain important structure information from direct reactions, and a complementary view to shell model calculations.
We will present results for 10,11,12Be and 32,33Mg [2,3], showing good agreement with the experimental data, and discuss some predictions for other regions.
- This work is supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Physics, under contract no DE-AC02-05CH11231.
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