Symmetries at and near critical points of quantum phase transitions in nuclei

A. Leviatan*, F. Iachello

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

We examine several types of symmetries which are relevant to quantum phase transitions in nuclei. These include: critical-point, quasidynamical, and partial dynamical symmetries.

Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)318-322
Number of pages5
JournalAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1090
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009
Event13th International Symposium on Capture Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy and Related Topics - Cologne, Germany
Duration: 25 Aug 200929 Aug 2009

Keywords

  • Critical-point symmetry
  • Partial dynamical symmetry
  • Quantum shape-phase transition
  • Quasidynamical symmetry

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