Isovector collective response function of nuclear matter at finite temperature

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Bozkurt K.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS E, vol.13, no.5, pp.949-959, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


We study isovector collective excitations in nuclear matter by employing the linearized Landau-Vlasov equation with and without a non-Markovian binary collision term at finite temperature. We calculate the giant dipole resonance (GDR) strength function for finite nuclei using the Steinwedel-Jensen model and also by Thomas-Fermi approximation, and we compare them for Sn-120 and Pb-208 with experimental results.