Skyrmions, Dense Matter and Nuclear Forces

  • C. J. Pethick
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 130)


A simple introduction to a number of properties of Skyrme’s chiral soliton model of baryons is given. Some implications of the model for dense matter and for nuclear interactions are discussed.


Neutron Star Dense Matter Nuclear Matter Baryon Density Skyrme Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. J. Pethick
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.NORDITACopenhagen øDenmark
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignUrbanaUSA

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