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deinonychus commented on the word island of inversion
"An island of inversion is a region of the chart of nuclides that contains isotopes with a non-standard ordering of single particle levels in the nuclear shell model.""Because there are 5 known islands of inversion, physicists have suggested renaming the phenomenon as an 'archipelago of islands of shell breaking'."(Wikipedia)
January 16, 2012