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    • Keywords


      Symmetry energy; symmetry energy slope parameter; nuclear matter; neutron skin.

    • Abstract


      The nature of equation of state for the neutron star matter is crucially governed by the density dependence of the nuclear symmetry energy. We attempt to probe the behaviour of the nuclear symmetry energy around the saturation density by exploiting the empirical values for volume and surface symmetry energy coefficients extracted from the precise data on the nuclear masses.

    • Author Affiliations


      B K Agrawal1 J N De1 S K Samaddar1

      1. Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, 1/AF Bidhan Nagar, Kolkata 700 064, India
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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