May 20 – 21, 2015
Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita` di Pisa
Europe/Rome timezone

Progress in Strangeness Nuclear Physics

May 20, 2015, 3:30 PM
30m
N. 131, building C (Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita` di Pisa)

N. 131, building C

Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita` di Pisa

Largo Bruno Pontecorvo, 3, Pisa (Italy)

Speaker

Prof. Avraham Gal (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)

Description

In this talk I will discuss the progress made both experimentally and theoretically towards understanding the physics of hypernuclei, that is nuclear systems that include one or more strange baryons known as hyperons, mostly the Lambda(1116) lightest one, and which live sufficiently long to be explored in dedicated accelerator experiments. Some topical issues will be highlighted: light neutron-rich hypernuclei, the `hyperon puzzle' in neutron stars, and the possible existence of a doubly-strange dibaryon known as Jaffe's H dibaryon. Time-permitting, I will also talk on antikaon-nuclear interactions and the search for antikaon-nuclear quasibound states, including the issue of `antikaon condensation'.

Primary author

Prof. Avraham Gal (The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel)

Presentation materials