An Introduction to Nuclear Supersymmetry: A Unification Scheme for Nuclei

  • A. Frank
  • J. Barea
  • R. Bijker
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 652)


The main ideas behind nuclear supersymmetry are presented, starting from the basic concepts of symmetry and the methods of group theory in physics. We propose new, more stringent experimental tests that probe the supersymmetry classification in nuclei and point out that specific correlations should exist for particle transfer intensities among supersymmetric partners. We also discuss possible ways to generalize these ideas to cases where no dynamical symmetries are present. The combination of these theoretical and experimental studies may play a unifying role in nuclear phenomena.


Symmetry Algebra Casimir Operator Dynamical Symmetry Spectroscopic Factor Interact Boson Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Frank
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Barea
    • 1
  • R. Bijker
    • 1
  1. 1.ICN-UNAM, AP 70-543, 04510 México, DFMéxico
  2. 2.CCF-UNAM, AP 139-B, 62251 Cuernavaca, MorelosMéxico

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