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Nuclear vortical current and vorticity

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The nuclear current is divided into the sum of an irrotational and a vortical current. This vortical current is a transverse current whose source is the vorticity. We investigate how to determine experimentally the transition vorticity and vortical current densities, using data on inelastic electron scattering from 0954-3899/25/3/006/img5, leading to the 0954-3899/25/3/006/img6 state at 16.11 MeV. We also discuss how to calculate these quantities theoretically.

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