Temperature evolution of thermodynamic functions from symmetric to asymmetric nuclear matter

Włodzimierz Wójcik

Abstrakt

This paper investigates thermal properties of nuclear matter using the Friedman-Pandharipande- Ravenhall equation of state. Thermodynamic quantities such as internal energy, entropy and free energy are calculated both for symmetric and asymmetric nuclear matter for temperatures ranging up to 30 MeV. A change of free energy curvature indicates the liquid-gas phase transition in nuclear matter.

Słowa kluczowe: strongly asymmetric nuclear matter, proton localization, equation of state
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