nuclear ground state

nuclear ground state

[′nü·klē·ər ′grau̇nd ‚stāt]
(nuclear physics)
The stationary state of lowest energy of an isotope.
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In the heavy nuclei for which the anapole moment is a well-defined observable, the main contribution to the anapole moment comes from PV admixtures in the nuclear ground state wave function.

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