Is there a formula for determining the total spin of a nucleus?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I know protons and neutrons have 1/2 spin and I know even number A nuclei have 0 spin.

But I don’t know how the spin is determined for values larger than 1/2.

For example:

55Fe spin 3/2

56Co spin 4

57Co spin 7/2

60Co spin 5

I didn’t find anything in the PF library.

Other book reference in Inter-Library queue.

Any online reference would be helpful.

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# How is nuclear spin determined?

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