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On the Combined Role of Strong and Electroweak Interactions in Understanding Nuclear Binding Energy Scheme

Version 1 : Received: 19 November 2020 / Approved: 19 November 2020 / Online: 19 November 2020 (20:50:38 CET)
Version 2 : Received: 25 December 2020 / Approved: 25 December 2020 / Online: 25 December 2020 (17:29:44 CET)

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U. V. S. Seshavatharam and S. Lakshminarayana. Mapana Journal of Sciences, 2021, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1-18 U. V. S. Seshavatharam and S. Lakshminarayana. Mapana Journal of Sciences, 2021, Vol. 20, No. 1, 1-18


With reference to proposed 4G model of final unification and strong interaction, recently we have developed a unified nuclear binding energy scheme with four simple terms, one energy coefficient of 10.1 MeV and two small numbers 0.0016 and 0.0019. In this paper, by eliminating the number 0.0019, we try to fine tune the estimation procedure of number of free or unbound nucleons pertaining to the second term with an energy coefficient of 11.9 MeV. It seems that, some kind of electroweak interaction is playing a strange role in maintaining free or unbound nucleons within the nucleus. It is possible to say that, strong interaction plays a vital role in increasing nuclear binding energy and electroweak interaction plays a vital role in reducing nuclear binding energy. Interesting observation is that, Z can be considered as a characteristic representation of range of number of bound isotopes of Z. For medium, heavy and super heavy atoms, beginning and ending mass numbers pertaining to bound states can be understood with 2Z+0.004Z^2 and 3Z+0.004Z^2 respectively. With further study, neutron drip lines can be understood. Based on this kind of data fitting procedure, existence of our 4G model of electroweak fermion of rest energy 584.725 GeV can be confirmed indirectly.


4G model of final unification; Four gravitational constants; Unified nuclear binding energy scheme; Free or unbound nucleons; Strong interaction; Electroweak interaction


Physical Sciences, Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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