Strickland is the first female physics laureate for 55 years, and only the third female physics laureate in history; the other two being Maria Goeppert Mayer in 1963, for work on the nuclear shell
structure, and Marie Curie in 1903 for her research on radiation.
Strickland, a laser physicist at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, becomes the first woman to win the physics Nobel since Maria Goeppert Mayer was honored in 1963 for her work on the nuclear shell
For the coherent scattering we use the quasiparticle random-phase approximation (QRPA) framework and the nuclear shell
model to model the nuclear structure and we compare the results between the two models.
Based on presentations at the 15th National Conference on Nuclear Structure in China (NSC2014), held in October 2014 in Guilin, China, the 45 papers in this volume (contributed by an international group of physicists) address topics related to nuclear spectroscopy of high-spin states, nuclear mass and half-life, nuclear astrophysics, super-heavy nuclei, unstable nuclei, mean field theory, neutron star and symmetry energy, nuclear matter, nuclear shell
model, and other topics related to nuclear structure.
In the nuclear shell
model, successive levels alternate in parity, and so parity eigenstates are linear combinations of either even (|nh[omega]>, n even) or odd (|nh[omega]>, n odd) shell states.
Canadian Strickland is the first woman in 55 years to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics, following Maria Goeppert Mayer in 1963, who was recognised for her work on the nuclear shell
For many years, the impact of nuclear shell
structure on the astrophysical nucleosynthesis processes has been recognized by observing the so-called equilibrium-, s-, and r-process peaks in the galactic abundance distribution curves .
The magnetic shell density is narrower and weaker than the nuclear shell
We had planned specific locations where we would set up our guns to blast the Soviet tanks with nuclear shells
as they came through the gap.
The German-born American physicist Maria Goeppert-Mayer (1906-1972) tried to work out the nature of the nuclear shells
from the nuclear properties that had been observed for different atoms.