Constraints on the symmetry energy and neutron skins from experiments and theory

@article{Tsang2012ConstraintsOT,
  title={Constraints on the symmetry energy and neutron skins from experiments and theory},
  author={M. B. Tsang and Jirina Rikovska Stone and F. Camera and Paweł Danielewicz and Stefano Gandolfi and K. Hebeler and C. J. Horowitz and Jenny Lee and William G. Lynch and Zach Kohley and R. C. Lemmon and Peter Moller and Tetsuya Murakami and S Riordan and Xavier Roca-Maza and Francesca Sammarruca and Andrew W. Steiner and Isaac Vida{\~n}a and Sherry J Yennello},
  journal={Physical Review C},
  year={2012},
  volume={86},
  pages={015803}
}
The symmetry energy contribution to the nuclear equation of state impacts various phenomena in nuclear astrophysics, nuclear structure, and nuclear reactions. Its determination is a key objective of contemporary nuclear physics, with consequences for the understanding of dense matter within neutron stars. We examine the results of laboratory experiments that have provided initial constraints on the nuclear symmetry energy and on its density dependence at and somewhat below normal nuclear matter… Expand

Figures from this paper

Recent Advances in Microscopic Approaches to Nuclear Matter and Symmetry Energy
TLDR
This article will review phenomenological facts about the symmetry energy and recent experimental efforts to constrain its density dependence and present and discuss predictions based on chiral perturbation theory, where it is shown that consistent two- and three-body chiral interactions are employed. Expand
Constraints on the symmetry energy from neutron star observations
The modeling of many neutron star observables incorporates the microphysics of both the stellar crust and core, which is tied intimately to the properties of the nuclear matter equation of stateExpand
Progress in Constraining Nuclear Symmetry Energy Using Neutron Star Observables Since GW170817
The density dependence of nuclear symmetry energy is among the most uncertain parts of the Equation of State (EOS) of dense neutron-rich nuclear matter. It is currently poorly known especially atExpand
The Nuclear Symmetry Energy
The nuclear symmetry energy characterizes the variation of the binding energy as the neutron to proton ratio of a nuclear system is varied. This is one of the most important features of nuclearExpand
Towards understanding astrophysical effects of nuclear symmetry energy
Abstract.Determining the Equation of State (EOS) of dense neutron-rich nuclear matter is a shared goal of both nuclear physics and astrophysics. Except possible phase transitions, the densityExpand
New relativistic effective interaction for finite nuclei, infinite nuclear matter, and neutron stars
We carry out the study for finite nuclei, infinite nuclear matter and neutron star properties with the newly developed relativistic force named as the Institute Of Physics Bhubaneswar-I(IOPB-I). Expand
Experimental effects of dynamics and thermodynamics in nuclear reactions on the symmetry energy as seen by the CHIMERA 4$ \pi$ detector
Abstract.Heavy-ion collisions have been widely used in the last decade to constrain the parameterizations of the symmetry energy term of the nuclear equation of state (EOS) for asymmetric nuclearExpand
Measurement of the Nuclear Symmetry Energy Parameters from Gravitational-wave Events
The nuclear symmetry energy plays a role in determining both the nuclear properties of terrestrial matter as well as the astrophysical properties of neutron stars. The first measurement of theExpand
Probing the nuclear symmetry energy with heavy-ion collisions
Heavy ion collisions (HIC) have been widely used to extract the parametrization of symmetry energy term of nuclear equation of state as a function of barionic density. HIC in fact are a unique toolExpand
Flow probe of symmetry energy in relativistic heavy-ion reactions
Abstract.Flow observables in heavy-ion reactions at incident energies up to about 1GeV per nucleon have been shown to be very useful for investigating the reaction dynamics and for determining theExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...