The shell model Monte Carlo approach to level densities: Recent developments and perspectives

  • Y. AlhassidEmail author
Part of the following topical collections:
  1. Perspectives on Nuclear Data for the Next Decade


We review recent advances in the shell model Monte Carlo approach for the microscopic calculation of statistical and collective properties of nuclei. We discuss applications to the calculation of i) level densities in nickel isotopes, implementing a recent method to circumvent the odd-particle sign problem; ii) state densities in heavy nuclei; iii) spin distributions of nuclear levels; and iv) finite-temperature quadrupole distributions.


Shell Model Level Density Spin Distribution Nuclear Level Density Nickel Isotope 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Center for Theoretical Physics, Sloane Physics LaboratoryYale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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