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Title: Is there evidence for a liquid-gas phase transition in nuclear matter?

Abstract

The multifragmentation of gold nuclei at 1 GeV/nucleon has been studied using reverse kinematics. The moments of the resulting charged fragment distribution have been analyzed using methods borrowed from percolation theory. These moments provide clear evidence for critical behavior occurring in a system of about 200 nucleons. The critical exponents extracted from the data are close to those of liquid-gas systems.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN (United States). Dept. of Physics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley Lab., CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10196835
Report Number(s):
LBL-36165; CONF-9409242-2
ON: DE95003418;
DOE Contract Number:  
AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: CORINNE 2: international conference on multiparticles correlation and particle production in nucleus-nucleus collisions,Nantes (France),5-9 Sep 1994; Other Information: PBD: Sep 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; NUCLEAR MATTER; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS; NUCLEAR FRAGMENTATION; MULTIPLICITY; 663110; GENERAL AND AVERAGE PROPERTIES OF NUCLEI AND NUCLEAR ENERGY LEVELS

Citation Formats

Hirsch, A S, and EOS Collaboration. Is there evidence for a liquid-gas phase transition in nuclear matter?. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Hirsch, A S, & EOS Collaboration. Is there evidence for a liquid-gas phase transition in nuclear matter?. United States.
Hirsch, A S, and EOS Collaboration. Thu . "Is there evidence for a liquid-gas phase transition in nuclear matter?". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10196835.
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abstractNote = {The multifragmentation of gold nuclei at 1 GeV/nucleon has been studied using reverse kinematics. The moments of the resulting charged fragment distribution have been analyzed using methods borrowed from percolation theory. These moments provide clear evidence for critical behavior occurring in a system of about 200 nucleons. The critical exponents extracted from the data are close to those of liquid-gas systems.},
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