The Harmonic Approximation in Heavy-Ion Reaction Study


The derivation of the harmonic approximation of the Hamiltonian of a model of coupled three-dimensional harmonic oscillator is presented. It is shown how the splitting of the total Hamiltonian into the intrinsic and collective Hamiltonians leads to the description of the mechanism for energy dissipation in physical systems.

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Joseph Ibeh, G. and Mshelia, E. (2015) The Harmonic Approximation in Heavy-Ion Reaction Study. Applied Mathematics, 6, 1831-1841. doi: 10.4236/am.2015.611161.

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