Constructing the phase diagram of finite neutral nuclear matter

J. B. Elliott, L. G. Moretto, L. Phair, G. J. Wozniak, S. Albergo, F. Bieser, F. P. Brady, Z. Caccia, D. A. Cebra, A. D. Chacon, J. L. Chance, Y. Choi, S. Costa, M. L. Gilkes, J. A. Hauger, A. S. Hirsch, E. L. Hjort, A. Insolia, M. Justice, D. KeaneJ. C. Kintner, V. Lindenstruth, M. A. Lisa, H. S. Matis, M. McMahan, C. McParland, W. F J Müller, D. L. Olson, M. D. Partlan, N. T. Porile, R. Potenza, G. Rai, J. Rasmussen, H. G. Ritter, J. Romanski, J. L. Romero, G. V. Russo, H. Sann, R. P. Scharenberg, A. Scott, Y. Shao, B. K. Srivastava, T. J M Symons, M. Tincknell, C. Tuvé, S. Wang, P. Warren, H. H. Wieman, T. Wienold, K. Wolf

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The fragment yields from the multifragmentation of gold, lanthanum, and krypton nuclei obtained by the EOS Collaboration are examined in terms of Fisher's droplet formalism modified to account for Coulomb energy. The critical exponents σ and τ and the surface energy coefficient c0 are obtained. Estimates are made of the pressure-temperature and temperature-density coexistence curve of finite neutral nuclear matter as well as the location of the critical point.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number024609
Pages (from-to)246091-2460914
Number of pages1
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 28 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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