A Boltzmann equation approach to the damping of giant resonances in nuclei

  • P. Schuck
  • J. Winter
III. Collission Terms
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 171)


The Vlasov equation plus collision term (Boltzmann equation) represents an appropriate frame for the treatment of giant resonance (zero sound modes) in nuclei. With no adjustable parameters we obtain correct positions and widths for the giant quadrupole resonances.


Vlasov Equation Feynman Graph Collision Term Giant Resonance Pressure Tensor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Schuck
    • 1
  • J. Winter
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut Laue-Langevin, 156XGrenoble CedexFrance
  2. 2.Sektion PhysikUniversity of MunichGarchingGermany

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