SU(3) realization of the rigid asymmetric rotor within the interacting boson model

Yuri F. Smirnov, Nadya A. Smirnova, Piet Van Isacker
2000 Physical Review C  
It is shown that the spectrum of the asymmetric rotor can be realized quantum mechanically in terms of a system of interacting bosons. This is achieved in the SU(3) limit of the interacting boson model by considering higher-order interactions between the bosons. The spectrum corresponds to that of a rigid asymmetric rotor in the limit of infinite boson number.
doi:10.1103/physrevc.61.041302 fatcat:w3wyaau45rdjbdtu42oqgytami