EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 223, 2019IV International Conference on Nuclear Structure and Dynamics (NSD2019)
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|Published online||04 December 2019|
Decoherence of collective motion in warm nuclei
University Notre Dame,
2 University Paris Sud & CSNSM-CNR, France
3 Helmholtz Center Dresden Rossendorf, Germany
4 The University of Tokyo, Japan
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Published online: 4 December 2019
Collective states in cold nuclei are represented by a wave function that assigns coherent phases to the participating nucleons. The degree of coherence decreases with excitation energy above the yrast line because of coupling to the increasingly dense background of quasiparticle excitations. The consequences of decoherence are discussed, starting with the well studied case of rotational damping. In addition to superdeformed bands, a highly excited oblate band is presented as a new example of screening from rotational damping. Suppression of pair correlation leads to incoherent thermal M1 radiation, which appears as an exponential spike (LEMAR) at zero energy in the γ strength function of spherical nuclei. In deformed nuclei a Scissors Resonance appears and LEMAR changes to damped magnetic rotation, which is interpreted as partial restoration of coherence.
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