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Physical Review C 67,2 (2003) 024609;


The fragment yields from the multifragmentation of gold, lanthanum, and krypton nuclei obtained by the EOS Collaboration are examined in terms of Fisher's droplet formalism modified to account for Coulomb energy. The critical exponents sigma and tau and the surface energy coefficient c(0) are obtained. Estimates are made of the pressure-temperature and temperature-density coexistence curve of finite neutral nuclear matter as well as the location of the critical point.


small percolation lattices;; fishers droplet model;; critical exponents;; critical-behavior;; hot nuclei;; multifragmentation;; transition;; liquid;; reducibility;; energy

Date of this Version

January 2003



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