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Liquid-gas phase transition in nuclear matter from realistic many-body approaches

Rios Huguet, A, Polls, A, Ramos, A and Muther, H (2008) Liquid-gas phase transition in nuclear matter from realistic many-body approaches Physical Review C (Nuclear Physics), 78. ISSN 0556-2813

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Abstract

The existence of a liquid-gas phase transition for hot nuclear systems at subsaturation densities is a well-established prediction of finite-temperature nuclear many-body theory. In this paper, we discuss for the first time the properties of such a phase transition for homogeneous nuclear matter within the self-consistent Green's function approach. We find a substantial decrease of the critical temperature with respect to the Brueckner-Hartree-Fock approximation. Even within the same approximation, the use of two different realistic nucleon-nucleon interactions gives rise to large differences in the properties of the critical point.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Physics
Authors :
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Rios Huguet, AUNSPECIFIED
Polls, AUNSPECIFIED
Ramos, AUNSPECIFIED
Muther, HUNSPECIFIED
Date : 20 October 2008
Identification Number : 10.1103/PhysRevC.78.044314
Additional Information : Copyright 2008 American Physical Society.
Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 26 Jan 2012 13:38
Last Modified : 23 Sep 2013 19:01
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/121740

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