Path integral approach to no-Coriolis approximation in heavy-ion collisions

K. Hagino, N. Takigawa, A. B. Balantekin, J. R. Bennett

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Abstract

We use the two time influence functional method of the path integral approach in order to reduce the dimension of the coupled-channels equations for heavy-ion reactions based on the no-Coriolis approximation. Our method is superior to other methods in that it easily enables us to study the cases where the initial spin of the colliding particle is not zero. It can also be easily applied to the cases where the internal degrees of freedom are not necessarily collective coordinates. We also clarify the underlying assumptions in our approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-290
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review C
Volume52
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Jan 1

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Hagino, K., Takigawa, N., Balantekin, A. B., & Bennett, J. R. (1995). Path integral approach to no-Coriolis approximation in heavy-ion collisions. Physical Review C, 52(1), 286-290. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevC.52.286