Weighted particle method for solving the Boltzmann equation

Abstract : We propose a new, deterministic method of solution of the nuclear Boltzmann equation. In this ''weighted particle method,'' two-body collisions are treated by a master equation for an occupation probability of each numerical particle. We apply the method to the quadrupole motion of 12C. A comparison with usual stochastic methods is made. Advantages and disadvantages of the weighted particle method are discussed.
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Physical Review C, American Physical Society, 1991, 43, pp.R1518-R1521. <10.1103/PhysRevC.43.R1518>


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M. Tohyama, E. Suraud. Weighted particle method for solving the Boltzmann equation. Physical Review C, American Physical Society, 1991, 43, pp.R1518-R1521. <10.1103/PhysRevC.43.R1518>. <in2p3-00696299>

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