Perspectives For The Interacting Boson Model - Proceedings On The Occasion Of Its 20th Anniversary

Perspectives For The Interacting Boson Model - Proceedings On The Occasion Of Its 20th Anniversary

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These proceedings comprise the contents of a major international conference on Perspectives of the Interacting Boson Model. Occasioned by the 20th Anniversary of this model, and attended by approx. 130 scientists from 29 countries, the topics focused on current and future research, which relates to the IBM. This model has now become one of the standard approaches to nuclear structure and has helped usher in a renaissance in that field and a new, unified perspective that focuses on dynamical symmetries and the key role of the valence nucleons. The algebraic approach fostered by the model is being extended to other fields, including nuclear reactions, molecular physics and baryon structure.
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  • Hardback | 780 pages
  • Singapore, Singapore
  • English
  • 9810220715
  • 9789810220716

Table of contents

Open problems in the interacting boson model (IBM), F. Iachello; from independent nucleons to interacting bosons, I. Talmi; robust predictions of the IBM - implications for nuclear structure, R.F. Casten; IBM for O(6) nuclei, T. Otsuka; the scissors mode and related modes revisited in the IBM and other models, A. Richter; from seniority to collectivity, A. Arima; multiphonon excitations in nuclei, P. Von Brentano; microscopic theory and the interacting boson model, D. Rowe; interacting boson fermion model for strongly deformed nuclei, R.V. Jolos; description of octupole-deformed nuclei within the interacting boson and interacting boson-fermion models - an intrinsic-frame approach, A. Vitturi; contribution of the two-phonon configurations to the wave function of low-lying states in deformed nuclei, V.G. Soloviev; new challenges from radioactive beams, D.D. Warner; on the number and isospin dependence of the IBM-3 Hamiltonian, J.P. Elliott; the effect of isospin conservation on collective motion for N-Z nuclei, J.N. Ginocchio; algebraic methods in molecular physics, A. Frank.
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