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Title: Symmetry Energy in the Equation of State of Asymmetric Nuclear Matter

Abstract

The symmetry energy is an important quantity in the equation of state of isospin asymmetric nuclear matter. This currently unknown quantity is key to understanding the structure of systems as diverse as the neutron-rich nuclei and neutron stars. At TAMU, we have carried out studies, aimed at understanding the symmetry energy, in a variety of reactions such as, the multifragmentation of 40Ar, 40Ca + 58Fe, 58Ni and 58Ni, 58Fe + 58Ni, 58Fe reactions at 25 - 53 AMeV, and deep-inelastic reactions of 86Kr + 124,112Sn, 64,58Ni (25 AMeV), 64Ni + 64,58Ni, 112,124Sn, 232Th, 208Pb (25 AMeV) and 136Xe + 64,58Ni, 112,124Sn, 232Th, 197Au (20 AMeV). Here we present an overview of some of the results obtained from these studies. The results are analyzed within the framework of statistical and dynamical models, and have important implications for future experiments using beams of neutron-rich nuclei.

Authors:
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  1. Cyclotron Institute, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21054840
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 884; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 6. Latin American symposium on nuclear physics and applications, Iguazu (Argentina), 3-7 Oct 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2710604; (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; ARGON 40; ASYMMETRY; CALCIUM 40; DEEP INELASTIC HEAVY ION REACTIONS; EQUATIONS OF STATE; GOLD 197; IRON 58; ISOSPIN; KRYPTON 86; LEAD 208; NEUTRON STARS; NEUTRON-RICH ISOTOPES; NICKEL 58; NICKEL 64; NUCLEAR FRAGMENTATION; NUCLEAR MATTER; STATISTICAL MODELS; SYMMETRY; THORIUM 232; XENON 136

Citation Formats

Yennello, S. J., Shetty, D. V., and Souliotis, G. A. Symmetry Energy in the Equation of State of Asymmetric Nuclear Matter. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2710604.
Yennello, S. J., Shetty, D. V., & Souliotis, G. A. Symmetry Energy in the Equation of State of Asymmetric Nuclear Matter. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2710604.
Yennello, S. J., Shetty, D. V., and Souliotis, G. A. Mon . "Symmetry Energy in the Equation of State of Asymmetric Nuclear Matter". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2710604.
@article{osti_21054840,
title = {Symmetry Energy in the Equation of State of Asymmetric Nuclear Matter},
author = {Yennello, S. J. and Shetty, D. V. and Souliotis, G. A.},
abstractNote = {The symmetry energy is an important quantity in the equation of state of isospin asymmetric nuclear matter. This currently unknown quantity is key to understanding the structure of systems as diverse as the neutron-rich nuclei and neutron stars. At TAMU, we have carried out studies, aimed at understanding the symmetry energy, in a variety of reactions such as, the multifragmentation of 40Ar, 40Ca + 58Fe, 58Ni and 58Ni, 58Fe + 58Ni, 58Fe reactions at 25 - 53 AMeV, and deep-inelastic reactions of 86Kr + 124,112Sn, 64,58Ni (25 AMeV), 64Ni + 64,58Ni, 112,124Sn, 232Th, 208Pb (25 AMeV) and 136Xe + 64,58Ni, 112,124Sn, 232Th, 197Au (20 AMeV). Here we present an overview of some of the results obtained from these studies. The results are analyzed within the framework of statistical and dynamical models, and have important implications for future experiments using beams of neutron-rich nuclei.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2710604},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 884,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Feb 12 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Feb 12 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}