## Abstract

A general procedure for studying finite-N effects in quantum phase transitions of finite systems is presented and applied to the critical-point dynamics of nuclei undergoing a shape-phase transition of second-order

(continuous), and of first-order with an arbitrary barrier.

(continuous), and of first-order with an arbitrary barrier.

Original language | American English |
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Title of host publication | Symmetries and low-energy phase transitions in nuclear-structure physics |

Subtitle of host publication | Proceedings of the International Workshop at the Universita degli Studi di Camerino, Camerino, October 9-11, 2005 |

Editors | G. Lo Bianco |

Pages | 51-56 |

Number of pages | 6 |

State | Published - 2005 |