• Field-theoretic methods in nuclear physics: A reappraisal

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      Field theory; nuclear matter; non-perturbative methods

    • Abstract


      We discuss here some non-perturbative techniques of field theory as applied to nuclear physics. We first describe Walecka’s mean field approach and its generalizations with a many-body description. We next apply to nuclear matter a new approach to strongly interacting systems, of which Walecka’s method becomes a specific approximation. The phenomenological implications of the same are also discussed.

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      S P Misra1

      1. Institute of Physics, Bhubaneswar - 751 005, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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