The equation of state of dense matter : from nuclear collisions to neutron stars

  title={The equation of state of dense matter : from nuclear collisions to neutron stars},
  author={Fiorella Burgio},
  journal={Journal of Physics G},
  • F. Burgio
  • Published 27 July 2007
  • Physics
  • Journal of Physics G
The equation of state (EoS) of dense matter represents a central issue in the study of compact astrophysical objects and heavy ion reactions at intermediate and relativistic energies. We have derived a nuclear EoS with nucleons and hyperons within the Brueckner-Hartree-Fock approach, and joined it with quark matter EoS. For that, we have employed the MIT bag model, as well as the Nambu-Jona-Lasinio and the color dielectric models, and found that the NS maximum masses are not larger than 1.7… 
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