Quantal effects on spinodal instabilities in charge asymmetric nuclear matter

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Ayik S., Er N., YILMAZ TÜZÜN Ö., Gokalp A.

NUCLEAR PHYSICS A, cilt.812, ss.44-57, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 812
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.nuclphysa.2008.08.007
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.44-57


Quantal effects on growth of spinodal instabilities in charge asymmetric nuclear matter are investigated in the framework of a stochastic mean field approach. Due to quantal effects, in both symmetric and asymmetric matter, dominant unstable modes shift towards longer wavelengths and modes with wave numbers larger than the Fermi momentum are strongly suppressed. As a result of quantum statistical effects, in particular at lower temperatures, magnitude of density fluctuations grows larger than those calculated in semi-classical approximation. (c) 2008 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.