Super-radiance in Nuclear Physics

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Abstract

The theory of the super-radiant mechanism as applied to various phenomena in nuclear physics is presented. The connection between super-radiance and the notion of doorway is presented. The statistics of resonance widths in a many-body Fermi system with open channels is discussed. Depending on the strength of the coupling to the continuum such systems show deviations from the standard Porter-Thomas distribution. The deviations result from the process of increasing interaction of the intrinsic states via the common decay channels. In the limit of very strong coupling this leads to super-radiance.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012010
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Volume639
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 14 Sep 2015
Event38th Symposium on Nuclear Physics, Cocoyoc 2015 - Cocoyoc, Morelos, Mexico
Duration: 6 Jan 20159 Jan 2015

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