Nonexistence of large nuclei in the liquid drop model Journal Article


Author(s): Frank, Rupert L; Killip, Rowan B; Nam, Phan Thanh
Article Title: Nonexistence of large nuclei in the liquid drop model
Affiliation IST Austria
Abstract: We give a simplified proof of the nonexistence of large nuclei in the liquid drop model and provide an explicit bound. Our bound is within a factor of 2.3 of the conjectured value and seems to be the first quantitative result.
Keywords: liquid drop model; minimization problem; nonexistence
Journal Title: Letters in Mathematical Physics
Volume: 106
Issue 8
ISSN: 1573-0530
Publisher: Springer  
Date Published: 2016-04-01
Start Page: 1033
End Page: 1036
Copyright Statement: CC BY 4.0
URL:
DOI: 10.1007/s11005-016-0860-8
Notes: Open access funding provided by Institute of Science and Technology Austria. Phan Thanh Nam would like to thank H. Van Den Bosch for helpful discussions. Partial support by US National Science Foundation DMS-1363432 (R.L.F.), DMS-1265868 (R.K.) and Austrian Science Fund (FWF) Project Nr. P 27533-N27 (P.T.N.) are acknowledged.
Open access: yes (OA journal)
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