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Title: Quantification of Uncertainties in Nuclear Density Functional Theory

Abstract

Reliable predictions of nuclear properties are needed as much to answer fundamental science questions as in applications such as reactor physics or data evaluation. Nuclear density functional theory is currently the only microscopic, global approach to nuclear structure that is applicable throughout the nuclear chart. In the past few years, a lot of effort has been devoted to setting up a general methodology to assess theoretical uncertainties in nuclear DFT calculations. Here, we summarize some of the recent progress in this direction. Most of the new material discussed here will be be published in separate articles.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [3];  [3]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States). Physics Division
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States). Mathematics and Computer Science Division
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC)
OSTI Identifier:
1565305
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-06CH11357; AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nuclear Data Sheets
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 123; Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 0090-3752
Publisher:
Elsevier
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; physics

Citation Formats

Schunck, N., McDonnell, J. D., Higdon, D., Sarich, J., and Wild, S.. Quantification of Uncertainties in Nuclear Density Functional Theory. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2014.12.020.
Schunck, N., McDonnell, J. D., Higdon, D., Sarich, J., & Wild, S.. Quantification of Uncertainties in Nuclear Density Functional Theory. United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2014.12.020
Schunck, N., McDonnell, J. D., Higdon, D., Sarich, J., and Wild, S.. Thu . "Quantification of Uncertainties in Nuclear Density Functional Theory". United States. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nds.2014.12.020. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1565305.
@article{osti_1565305,
title = {Quantification of Uncertainties in Nuclear Density Functional Theory},
author = {Schunck, N. and McDonnell, J. D. and Higdon, D. and Sarich, J. and Wild, S.},
abstractNote = {Reliable predictions of nuclear properties are needed as much to answer fundamental science questions as in applications such as reactor physics or data evaluation. Nuclear density functional theory is currently the only microscopic, global approach to nuclear structure that is applicable throughout the nuclear chart. In the past few years, a lot of effort has been devoted to setting up a general methodology to assess theoretical uncertainties in nuclear DFT calculations. Here, we summarize some of the recent progress in this direction. Most of the new material discussed here will be be published in separate articles.},
doi = {10.1016/j.nds.2014.12.020},
journal = {Nuclear Data Sheets},
number = C,
volume = 123,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {1}
}

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