On November 19-21, 2013 we organized the NESQ-FIDIPRO miniworkshop on Energy Density Functionals and optimization.


The NESQ-FIDIPRO meeting on November 21, 2013

Standing, from left: Jacek Dobaczewski, Thomas Lesinski, Markus Kortelainen, Dany Davesne, 
Alessandro Pastore, Xiaobao Wang, Wouter Ryssens, Gillis Carlsson, 
Lingfei Yu, Robin Jodon, Karim Bennaceur, and Dimitar Tarpanov 
Seated, from left: Marek Płoszajczak, Michael Bender, Paul-Henri Heenen, Thomas Duguet, 
Wojciech Satuła, Maciej Konieczka, and Yuan Gao


List of participants:

  • M. Bender
  • K. Bennaceur
  • G. Carlsson
  • D. Davesne
  • J. Dobaczewski
  • T. Duguet
  • Y. Gao
  • P.-H. Heenen
  • R. Jodon
  • M. Kortelainen
  • M. Konieczka
  • T. Lesinski
  • A. Pastore
  • M. Płoszajczak
  • V. Prassa
  • W. Ryssens
  • W. Satuła
  • J. Suhonen
  • D. Tarpanov
  • X. Wang
  • L. Yu

The program and given talks:

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
9:30–9:45 Michael Bender The NESQ & ULB collaboration.
9:45–10:00 Jacek Dobaczewski The FIDIPRO collaboration.
10:00–10:45 Thomas Lesinski Generalized DFT (and possibly separable forces).
11:15–12:00 Markus Kortelainen Energy density optimization and theoretical uncertainties.
14:30-15:15 Jacek Dobaczewski Effective interactions, or density functionals, that is the question.
15:15-16:00 Michael Bender Towards a predictive Skyrme pseudo-potential-based energy density functional: formal aspects.
16:30-17:45 Karim Bennaceur Skyrme interactions with 2-, 3- and 4-body terms, the SLyMR family.
17:45-18:30 Discussions Next generation of interactions / EDFs: new terms, higher order derivative terms, range, convolution, what else ?
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
9:00–9:45 Dany Davesne Nuclear matter response functions: principles and applications with Landau.
9:45–10:30 Alessandro Pastore Linear response theory in asymmetric nuclear matter for Skyrme functionals.
11:00-11h45 Dimitar Tarpanov Effect of polarization corrections on single-particle energies in tin region.
11:45-12:30 Jouni Suhonen Skyrme-based QRPA results for isospin and spin-isospin excitations of 116Cd: application to scattering of supernova neutrinos on 116Cd.
16:00-16:20 Vaia Prassa Fitting a higher order nuclear EDF
16:20-16:40 Xiaobao Wang Lipkin method of particle-number restoration to high orders.
16:40-17:25 Gillis Carlsson Spectra of odd-odd nuclei and the effective interaction.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
9:00–9:45 Paul-Henri Heenen Beyond mean-field: extension to the octupole degree of freedom.
9:45–10:30 Wojciech Satuła Beyond MR-EDF theory and its application in N ≈ Z nuclei.
11:00-11:45 Robin Jodon Surface and pairing properties of the SLyMR interactions.
11:45-12:05 Yuan Gao Translational and rotational symmetry restoration with Lipkin method.
12:05-12:25 Maciej Konieczka Isospin breaking corrections to superallowed β decay.
14:30-15:15 Michael Bender Generator Coordinate Method based on angular-momentum and particle-number projected cranked and/or blocked HFB states.
15:15-16:00 Wouter Ryssens State of the MOCCa code: Coulomb and precision.
16:30-17:30 Discussions Regularized MR-EDF, Projection of the BDR finite-range functional.


Friday, November 22, 2013, 10:00 – FYS 1 M. Płoszajczak (GANIL) Weakly-bound systems: clustering, correlations, and reactions