Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

H-5 hydrogen isotope -> flip ?

  1. Oct 11, 2011 #1
    H-5 hydrogen isotope -> "flip" ?

    As I understand it...H-5 (hydrogen isotope) = one proton and 4 neutrons.

    If this is true:

    ..."disclosed the 1/2+ ground state of 5H
    concealed in the smooth missing mass spectrum"

    http://nrv.jinr.ru/denikin/PhysRevC_72_064612.pdf

    Does 1/2+ spin of H-5 absorb a photon and cause the proton to flip?

    Why do I want to know? I am wondering if THAT superheavy isotope of hydrogen was instrumental in creation...the beginning. If the above is true...it ties in!

    Ancora Imparo (I am still learning!)
     
  2. jcsd
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Can you offer guidance or do you also need help?
Draft saved Draft deleted



Similar Discussions: H-5 hydrogen isotope -> flip ?
  1. Stable isotope (Replies: 3)

  2. Isotope stability (Replies: 4)

  3. Radioactive isotope (Replies: 1)

Loading...