Computer program for the relativistic mean field description of the ground state properties of even-even axially deformed nuclei

P. Ring, Y. K. Gambhir, G. A. Lalazissis

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We present a Fortran program for the calculation of the ground state properties of axially deformed even-even nuclei in the framework of Relativistic Mean Field Theory (RMF). In this approach a set of coupled partial differentials has to be solved self-consistently: the Dirac equation for the nucleons moving in self-consistent fields and the Klein-Gordon equations for the meson fields and the electromagnetic field, whose sources are scalar and vector densities determined of the nucleons. For this purpose the Dirac spinors as well as the meson fields are expanded in terms of anisotropic oscillator wave functions in cylindrical coordinates. This requires a matrix diagonalization for the solution of the Dirac equations and the solution of an inhomogeneous matrix equation for the meson fields. For the determination of the Coulomb field the Greens function method is used.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-97
Number of pages21
JournalComputer Physics Communications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1997


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  • Hardware and Architecture
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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