Variational theory of nuclear matter at finite temperatures

K. E. Schmidt, V. R. Pandharipande

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Variational methods developed for the ground-state are extended to the calculation of the finite temperature properties of nuclear matter. Results for the effective mass and free energy are given, and the behavior of m*(ρ{variant}, T) is compared with the predictions of Skryme models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-14
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Oct 22 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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