Spectrum generating algebra of the symmetric top

R. Bijker*, A. Leviatan

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We consider an algebraic treatment of a three-body system. We develop the formalism for a system of three identical objects and show that it provides a simultaneous description of the vibrational and rotational excitations of an oblate symmetric top.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)727-731
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Physics A
StatePublished - 2 Mar 1998

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Funding Information:
This work is supported in part by DGAPA-UNAM under project IN101997, and by grant No. 94-00059 from the United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation.


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