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Title: Nuclear matter compressibility from isoscalar giant monopole resonance

Abstract

We examine the status of the nuclear matter compressibility [ital K][sub nm] obtained from experimental data of the strength distribution of the giant monopole resonance in nuclei and employing a least-squares fit to a semiempirical expansion of the nucleus compressibility [ital K][sub [ital A]] in [ital A][sup [minus]1/3]. We present arguments indicating that all the coefficients of this expansion must be determined by a fit to the data. In our analysis we have used the entire data set, correcting for systematic energy differences between data sets measured in different laboratories, and applying the same criteria to all sets in extracting the uncertainties. Contrary to recent statements by Sharma and collaborators, we find that the present complete data set is not adequate to limit the range of [ital K][sub nm] to better than about a factor of 1.7 (200 to 350 MeV).

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Cyclotron Institute, Texas A M University, College Station, Texas 77843 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6818602
DOE Contract Number:  
FG05-86ER40256
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review, C (Nuclear Physics); (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 47:2; Journal ID: ISSN 0556-2813
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; NUCLEAR MATTER; GIANT RESONANCE; NUCLEI; COMPRESSIBILITY; DATA ANALYSIS; LIQUID DROP MODEL; NUCLEAR RADII; MATHEMATICAL MODELS; MATTER; MECHANICAL PROPERTIES; NUCLEAR MODELS; NUCLEAR PROPERTIES; RESONANCE; 663110* - General & Average Properties of Nuclei & Nuclear Energy Levels- (1992-)

Citation Formats

Shlomo, S, and Youngblood, D H. Nuclear matter compressibility from isoscalar giant monopole resonance. United States: N. p., 1993. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.47.529.
Shlomo, S, & Youngblood, D H. Nuclear matter compressibility from isoscalar giant monopole resonance. United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.47.529
Shlomo, S, and Youngblood, D H. Mon . "Nuclear matter compressibility from isoscalar giant monopole resonance". United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.47.529.
@article{osti_6818602,
title = {Nuclear matter compressibility from isoscalar giant monopole resonance},
author = {Shlomo, S and Youngblood, D H},
abstractNote = {We examine the status of the nuclear matter compressibility [ital K][sub nm] obtained from experimental data of the strength distribution of the giant monopole resonance in nuclei and employing a least-squares fit to a semiempirical expansion of the nucleus compressibility [ital K][sub [ital A]] in [ital A][sup [minus]1/3]. We present arguments indicating that all the coefficients of this expansion must be determined by a fit to the data. In our analysis we have used the entire data set, correcting for systematic energy differences between data sets measured in different laboratories, and applying the same criteria to all sets in extracting the uncertainties. Contrary to recent statements by Sharma and collaborators, we find that the present complete data set is not adequate to limit the range of [ital K][sub nm] to better than about a factor of 1.7 (200 to 350 MeV).},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevC.47.529},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/6818602}, journal = {Physical Review, C (Nuclear Physics); (United States)},
issn = {0556-2813},
number = ,
volume = 47:2,
place = {United States},
year = {1993},
month = {2}
}