# Connecting the proxy-SU(3) symmetry to the shell model

@article{Bonatsos2021ConnectingTP, title={Connecting the proxy-SU(3) symmetry to the shell model}, author={Dennis Bonatsos and Andriana Martinou and I. E. Assimakis and S. K. Peroulis and S. Sarantopoulou and Nikolay Minkov}, journal={EPJ Web of Conferences}, year={2021} }

Proxy-SU(3) symmetry is an approximation scheme extending the Elliott SU(3) algebra of the sd shell to heavier shells. When introduced in 2017, the approximation had been justified by calculations carried out within the Nilsson model. Recently our group managed to map the cartesian basis of the Elliott SU(3) model onto the spherical shell model basis, proving that the proxy-SU(3) approximation corresponds to the replacement of the intruder orbitals by their de Shalit-Goldhaber partners, paving…

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