Phase transitions in the configuration mixed interacting boson model: U(5)-O(6) mixing

V. Hellemans, P. Van Isacker, S. De Baerdemacker, K. Heyde
Acta Physica Polonica B
38 (4), 1599-1603
Published while none of the authors were employed at the CMM


The phase diagram for the configuration mixed Interacting Boson Model is investigated for the special case of U(5)-O(6) mixing using the methods provided by Catastrophe Theory. It will be shown that this phase diagram exhibits properties not present when only a single configuration is considered.