Superhalo of C 22 reexamined
Journal article, 2018
An unusually large value of the C22 matter radius, extracted by Tanaka et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 104, 062701 (2010)PRLTAO0031-900710.1103/PhysRevLett.104.062701] from measured reaction cross sections, attracted great attention of scientific community. Since that time, several experimental works related to the C22 nucleus have appeared in the literature. Some of the experimental data, measured with high accuracy, allow us to fix C22 structure more reliably. Two limiting models reproducing C22 nuclear structure within the three-body cluster approach, that allow us to describe all existing experimental data, are presented. The C22 ground state, continuum structure, and geometry are obtained. With fixed C22 wave function, the prediction for the soft dipole mode in C22, which is studied in the process of Coulomb fragmentation, is performed.