Covariant density functional theory: predictive power and first attempts of a microscopic derivation
Physics Department, Technical University of Munich, 85748 Garching, Germany
2 School of Physics, Peking University, Beijing 100871, People’s Republic of China
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Published online: 16 May 2018
We discuss systematic global investigations with modern covariant density functionals. The number of their phenomenological parameters can be reduced considerable by using microscopic input from ab-initio calculations in nuclear matter. The size of the tensor force is still an open problem. Therefore we use the first full relativistic Brueckner-Hartree-Fock calculations in finite nuclear systems in order to study properties of such functionals, which cannot be obtained from nuclear matter calculations.
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