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Title: Skyrmions

Abstract

The Skyrme model provides a soliton description of atomic nuclei. In the past, it has been used to describe the properties of nucleons as well as the rotational spectra of some small nuclei. More recently, {alpha}-particle clustering has been observed in the Skyrme model, and it predicts interesting structures for nuclei of baryon number B divisible by four. A promising approach to find some Skyrmions with intermediate baryon numbers is to remove single nucleons from Skyrmions made from {alpha}-particles. More insight into the interactions of two {alpha}-particles has been gained recently, and it seems now possible to find vibrational spectra.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. DAMTP, Centre for Mathematical Sciences, Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, CB3 0WA (United Kingdom)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22075596
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1491; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: Conference on nuclear structure and dynamics 2012, Opatija (Croatia), 9-13 Jul 2012; Other Information: (c) 2012 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; 72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ALPHA PARTICLES; BARYON NUMBER; CLUSTER MODEL; NUCLEAR STRUCTURE; NUCLEI; NUCLEONS; ROTATIONAL STATES; SKYRME POTENTIAL; SOLITONS; VIBRATIONAL STATES

Citation Formats

Feist, Dankrad T. J., and Lau, Chris P. H. Skyrmions. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4764225.
Feist, Dankrad T. J., & Lau, Chris P. H. Skyrmions. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4764225.
Feist, Dankrad T. J., and Lau, Chris P. H. Sat . "Skyrmions". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4764225.
@article{osti_22075596,
title = {Skyrmions},
author = {Feist, Dankrad T. J. and Lau, Chris P. H.},
abstractNote = {The Skyrme model provides a soliton description of atomic nuclei. In the past, it has been used to describe the properties of nucleons as well as the rotational spectra of some small nuclei. More recently, {alpha}-particle clustering has been observed in the Skyrme model, and it predicts interesting structures for nuclei of baryon number B divisible by four. A promising approach to find some Skyrmions with intermediate baryon numbers is to remove single nucleons from Skyrmions made from {alpha}-particles. More insight into the interactions of two {alpha}-particles has been gained recently, and it seems now possible to find vibrational spectra.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4764225},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1491,
place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {10}
}