By C. Mahaux, R. Sartor (auth.), Madeleine Soyeur, Hubert Flocard, Bernard Tamain, Madeleine Porneuf (eds.)
The wintry weather university "Nuclear subject and Heavy Ion Collisions", a NATO examine Workshop held at Les Houches in February 89, has been dedicated to contemporary advancements in nuclear topic thought and to the examine of significant heavy ion collisions within which quasi macroscopic nuclear platforms might be shaped at quite a few temperatures and densities. At in cident energies less than a hundred Me V in line with nucleon, the kinematic stipulations are beneficial for generating brief scorching nuclei with temperatures of the order of some MeV. At larger ener gies (100 MeV < E/A < 1-2 GeV) heavy ion collisions provide the potential for investigating the houses of sizzling and dense nuclear structures. The Workshop has been influenced by way of very important theoretical advancements in delivery equations whicll give the opportunity to narrate microscopic descriptions of heavy ion collisions to nuclear topic concept and via the necessity to evaluation the big physique of knowledge to be had on heavy ion collisions and speak about destiny experimental courses. This dialogue used to be specifically well timed a number of months ahead of the recent SIS/ESR Heavy Ion Fa.cility starts off working in Darmstadt. the college consisted in general of sequence of lectures on nuclear topic, delivery equations and the dynamics of heavy ion collisions. the knowledge and their interpretation have been exten sively mentioned; the data carried by way of some of the forms of debris emitted in the course of the collisions (photons, lepton pairs, pions, hons, nucleons, fragments) has been particu larlyemphasized. really expert subject matters have been awarded as shorter contributions via participants.
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6 ~ *. . 2 ~ 500 -e- ~ 0 600 \ NUCLEAR MATTER 400 "- '" C' 700 "- ......... BOO 0L-~~~~2~--~3~~~~ -I kF (fm ) Fig. 2. Effective mass as a function of density for nuclear (, = 4) and neutron b = 2) matter based on fig. 1. 36 E 34 u ....... J 32 ,,~ ~~ ",,'--', \ NEUTRON STARS 30 ( 12 13 14 ) 15 Log 10 E (g/cm 3) Fig. 3. Predicted equation of state for neutron matter at all densities. The solid and dashed curve shows the result for QHD-I based on fig. 1. A Maxwell construction is used to determine the equilibrium (horizontal) curve in the region of the phase transition.
47 One now introduces secondary thermodynamic functions that are defined in the comoving frame and are thus Lorentz scalars: pressure: proper energy density: proper entropy density: proper baryon density: scalar density: p' = p, (32) (33) (34) (35) (36) £' , , , P , (1' B , Ps = ps· The pressure p and the scalar density of baryons Ps are the same in all frames~5 so the primes are superfluous. ' and T') only. The secondary thermodynamic functions can be used to construct the primary functions in any frame: = (£' +" p)uPUV _ pgpv , SP = (1'U P , (37) BP = p~up.
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