Nonexistence of large nuclei in the liquid drop model

Frank, Rupert L and Killip, Rowan B and Nam, Phan Thanh (2016) Nonexistence of large nuclei in the liquid drop model. Letters in Mathematical Physics, 106 (8). pp. 1033-1036. ISSN 1573-0530

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Abstract

We give a simplified proof of the nonexistence of large nuclei in the liquid drop model and provide an explicit bound. Our bound is within a factor of 2.3 of the conjectured value and seems to be the first quantitative result.

Item Type: Article
DOI: 10.1007/s11005-016-0860-8
Uncontrolled Keywords: liquid drop model, minimization problem, nonexistence
Subjects: 500 Science > 510 Mathematics
500 Science > 530 Physics > 539 Modern physics
Research Group: Seiringer Group
SWORD Depositor: Sword Import User
Depositing User: Sword Import User
Date Deposited: 05 Dec 2016 15:24
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 14:53
URI: https://repository.ist.ac.at/id/eprint/698

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