Signals of Bose Einstein condensation and Fermi quenching in the decay of hot nuclear systems

Abstract : We report experimental signals of Bose-Einstein condensation in the decay of hot Ca projectilelike sources produced in mid-peripheral collisions at sub-Fermi energies. The experimental setup, constituted by the coupling of the INDRA 4$\pi$ detector array to the forward angle VAMOS magnetic spectrometer, allowed us to reconstruct the mass, charge and excitation energy of the decaying hot projectile-like sources. Furthermore, by means of quantum fluctuation analysis techniques, temperatures and mean volumes per particle as seen by bosons and fermions separately are correlated to the excitation energy of the reconstructed system. The obtained results are consistent with the production of dilute mixed (bosons/fermions) systems, where bosons experience a smaller volume as compared to the surrounding fermionic gas. Our findings recall similar phenomena observed in the study of boson condensates in atomic traps.
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Physics Letters B, Elsevier, 2016, 756, pp.194-199. 〈10.1016/j.physletb.2016.02.063〉
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P. Marini, H. Zheng, M. Boisjoli, G. Verde, A. Chbihi, et al.. Signals of Bose Einstein condensation and Fermi quenching in the decay of hot nuclear systems. Physics Letters B, Elsevier, 2016, 756, pp.194-199. 〈10.1016/j.physletb.2016.02.063〉. 〈in2p3-01100158〉

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