Cluster rotational bands in 11B
1 National Research Center ‘Kurchatov Institute’, Moscow, 123182, Russia
2 Universidad Autonoma del Estado de Mexico, Toluca, 50000, Mexico
3 Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, 119991, Russia
4 JYFL, Jyväskylä, FIN-40500, Finland
Published online: 11 May 2016
Differential cross-sections of 11B+α inelastic scattering at E(α) =65 MeV leading to most of the known 11B states at excitation energies up to 14 MeV were measured . The data analysis was done using Modified diffraction model (MDM)  allowing determining radii of excited states. Radii of the states with excitation energies less than ∼ 7 MeV coincide with the radius of the ground state with an accuracy not less than 0.1 - 0.15 fm. This result is consistent with traditional view on shell structure of low-lying states in 11B. Most of the observed high-energy excited states are distributed among four rotational bands. Moments of inertia of band states are close to the moment of inertia of the Hoyle state of 12C. The calculated radii, related to these bands, are 0.7 - 1.0 fm larger than the radius of the ground state, and are close to the Hoyle state radius. These results are in agreement with existing predictions about various cluster structure of 11B at high excitation energies.
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