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Phase transitions in dense matter

Dexheimer, Veronica and Hempel, Matthias and Iosilevskiy, Igor and Schramm, Stefan. (2017) Phase transitions in dense matter. Nuclear Physics A, 967 (Supplement C). pp. 780-783.

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Abstract

As the density of matter increases, atomic nuclei disintegrate into nucleons and, eventually, the nucleons themselves disintegrate into quarks. The phase transitions (PT's) between these phases can vary from steep first order to smooth crossovers, depending on certain conditions. First-order PT's with more than one globally conserved charge, so-called non-congruent PT's, have characteristic differences compared to congruent PT's. In this conference proceeding we discuss the non-congruence of the quark deconfinement PT at high densities and/or temperatures relevant for heavy-ion collisions, neutron stars, proto-neutron stars, supernova explosions, and compact-star mergers.
Faculties and Departments:05 Faculty of Science > Departement Physik > Former Organization Units Physics > Astrophysik (Liebendörfer)
05 Faculty of Science > Departement Physik > Physik > Theoretische Physik Astrophysik (Thielemann)
UniBasel Contributors:Hempel, Matthias
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0375-9474
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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Deposited On:28 Dec 2017 07:34

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