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Title: Nuclear condensation

Abstract

This work draws an analogy between a heated nucleus breaking up into clusters and a liquid undergoing a phase transition to a gas in which droplets appear. The critical temperature and density in the nucleus are investigated using a Skyrme effective interaction and finite temperature Hartree-Fock theory. The energy and pressure as a function of density are calculated. The effects of compressibility, effective mass, and binding energy per particle on the critical temperature and critical density of nuclear systems is developed. In some cases, analytic expressions for these quantities can be obtained.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854
OSTI Identifier:
5819725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Phys. Rev. C; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 27:6
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; NUCLEAR MATTER; HARTREE-FOCK METHOD; SKYRME POTENTIAL; BINDING ENERGY; CLUSTER MODEL; EVAPORATION MODEL; FRAGMENTATION; MASS; PHASE TRANSFORMATIONS; VAPOR CONDENSATION; ENERGY; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; MATTER; NUCLEAR MODELS; NUCLEON-NUCLEON POTENTIAL; POTENTIALS; 653003* - Nuclear Theory- Nuclear Reactions & Scattering; 653007 - Nuclear Theory- Nuclear Models- (-1987)

Citation Formats

Jaqaman, H., Mekjian, A.Z., and Zamick, L.. Nuclear condensation. United States: N. p., 1983. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.27.2782.
Jaqaman, H., Mekjian, A.Z., & Zamick, L.. Nuclear condensation. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.27.2782.
Jaqaman, H., Mekjian, A.Z., and Zamick, L.. Wed . "Nuclear condensation". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.27.2782.
@article{osti_5819725,
title = {Nuclear condensation},
author = {Jaqaman, H. and Mekjian, A.Z. and Zamick, L.},
abstractNote = {This work draws an analogy between a heated nucleus breaking up into clusters and a liquid undergoing a phase transition to a gas in which droplets appear. The critical temperature and density in the nucleus are investigated using a Skyrme effective interaction and finite temperature Hartree-Fock theory. The energy and pressure as a function of density are calculated. The effects of compressibility, effective mass, and binding energy per particle on the critical temperature and critical density of nuclear systems is developed. In some cases, analytic expressions for these quantities can be obtained.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevC.27.2782},
journal = {Phys. Rev. C; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 27:6,
place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {6}
}