Important progresses in Heavy Ion (HI) physics at medium energies have been achieved in the field of nuclear structure and reaction mechanism over the last three decades. The ultimate goal of such studies was to pin down basic properties of the effective in-medium interaction. In particular, large efforts have been devoted to understand dynamical and thermal instabilities versus isospin asymmetries of nuclei. In this scenario, a prominent role has been played by the design of innovative devices covering a large part of the available phase space. In this lecture, the contribution of the 4π detector CHIMERA is emphasized with respect to the relevant case of the time scale in neck fragmentation around 40 MeV/nucleon of beam energy.
IOS Press, Inc.
6751 Tepper Drive
Clifton, VA 20124
Tel.: +1 703 830 6300
Fax: +1 703 830 2300 email@example.com
(Corporate matters and books only) IOS Press c/o Accucoms US, Inc.
For North America Sales and Customer Service
West Point Commons
Lansdale PA 19446
Tel.: +1 866 855 8967
Fax: +1 215 660 5042 firstname.lastname@example.org