Nucleation rate of colour superconducting droplets in protoneutron stars

@article{Carmo2013NucleationRO,
  title={Nucleation rate of colour superconducting droplets in protoneutron stars},
  author={Taiza Alissul Sauer do Carmo and Germ{\'a}n Lugones and Ana Gabriela Grunfeld},
  journal={Journal of Physics G},
  year={2013},
  volume={40},
  pages={035201}
}
We analyse the nucleation of quark matter droplets under protoneutron star conditions. We adopt a two-phase framework in which the hadronic phase is described through a nonlinear Walecka model and the just deconfined matter by the MIT bag model including colour superconductivity. Surface tension and curvature energy are calculated self-consistently within the multiple reflection expansion formalism. We impose flavour conservation during the transition, which means that the just deconfined quark… 

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