Towards a microscopic theory of nuclear barrier penetration

  • J. W. Negele
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 219)


Alternative microscopic approaches to the problem of nuclear barrier penetration are surveyed, the advantages of the path integral method are presented, and the open problems are discussed.


Fusion Cross Section Fission Barrier Path Integral Method Generator Coordinate Method Collective Potential 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. W. Negele
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  1. 1.Center for Theoretical Physics Laboratory for Nuclear Science and Department of PhysicsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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