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Title: Application of nuclear density functionals to lepton number violating weak processes

Abstract

We present an application of energy density functional methods with the Gogny interaction to the calculation of nuclear matrix elements (NME) for neutrinoless double beta decay and double electron capture. Beyond mean field effects have been included by particle number and angular momentum restoration and shape mixing within the generator coordinate method (GCM) framework. We analyze in detail the NME for {sup 116}Cd nucleus which is one of the most promising candidates to detect neutrinoless double beta decay.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Technische Universitaet Darmstadt, Magdalenenstr. 12, D-64289, Darmstadt (Germany) and GSI Helmholtzzentrum fuer Schwerionenforschung, Plankstr. 1, D-64291 Darmstadt (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22075623
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; ANGULAR MOMENTUM; CADMIUM 116; DENSITY FUNCTIONAL METHOD; DOUBLE BETA DECAY; ELECTRON CAPTURE; ENERGY DENSITY; ENERGY LEVELS; GENERATOR-COORDINATE METHOD; LEPTON NUMBER; MATRIX ELEMENTS; MEAN-FIELD THEORY; NUCLEAR MATRIX; NUCLEAR MATTER; NUCLEAR STRUCTURE

Citation Formats

Rodriguez, Tomas R., and Martinez-Pinedo, Gabriel. Application of nuclear density functionals to lepton number violating weak processes. United States: N. p., 2012. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4764256.
Rodriguez, Tomas R., & Martinez-Pinedo, Gabriel. Application of nuclear density functionals to lepton number violating weak processes. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4764256.
Rodriguez, Tomas R., and Martinez-Pinedo, Gabriel. Sat . "Application of nuclear density functionals to lepton number violating weak processes". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4764256.
@article{osti_22075623,
title = {Application of nuclear density functionals to lepton number violating weak processes},
author = {Rodriguez, Tomas R. and Martinez-Pinedo, Gabriel},
abstractNote = {We present an application of energy density functional methods with the Gogny interaction to the calculation of nuclear matrix elements (NME) for neutrinoless double beta decay and double electron capture. Beyond mean field effects have been included by particle number and angular momentum restoration and shape mixing within the generator coordinate method (GCM) framework. We analyze in detail the NME for {sup 116}Cd nucleus which is one of the most promising candidates to detect neutrinoless double beta decay.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4764256},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1491,
place = {United States},
year = {2012},
month = {10}
}