# Publications [LaTeX]

## Books

### Chapters of Books

1 - Comparison of equation of state models with different cluster dissolution mechanisms

Helena Pais and Stefan Typel

Chapter 4 of Nuclear Particle Correlations and Cluster Physics, edited W. U. Schroder, World Scientific (2017) (eprint arXiv:1612.07022 [nucl-th]) (2017)

## Papers

### International Journals

2 - A Nonequilibrium Information Entropy Approach to Ternary Fission of Actinides

G. Röpke, J. B. Natowitz, H. Pais

Phys. Rev. C **103**, L061601 (2021)

3 - Strong magnetic fields: neutron stars with an extended inner crust

Helena Pais, Bruno Bertolino, Jianjun Fang, Xiaopeng Wang, Constança Providência

Eur. Phys. J. A **57**, 193-1-193-9 (2021)

4 - Critical properties of calibrated relativistic mean-field models for the transition to warm, nonhomogeneous nuclear and stellar matter

Olfa Boukari, Helena Pais, Sofija Antić, Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C **103**, 055804 (2021)

5 - Light element (Z=1,2) production from spontaneous ternary fission of $^{252}$Cf

G. R\"opke, J.B. Natowitz, H. Pais

Eur. Phys. J. A **56**, 238 (2020)

6 - Improved method for the experimental determination of in-medium effects from heavy-ion collisions

Helena Pais, Rémi Bougault, Francesca Gulminelli, Constança Providência et al

J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. **47**, 105204 (2020)

7 - Low-density in-medium effects on light clusters from heavy-ion data

Helena Pais, Rémi Bougault, Francesca Gulminelli, Constança Providência, et al

Phys. Rev. Lett. **125**, 012701 (2020)

8 - Neutron star inner crust: Effects of rotation and magnetic fields

Ivo Sengo, Helena Pais, Bruno Franzon, Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. D **102**, 063013 (2020)

9 - Isotopic equilibrium constants for very low-density and low-temperature nuclear matter

J. B. Natowitz, H. Pais, G. Roepke, J. Gauthier, K. Hagel, M. Barbui, R. Wada

Phys. Rev. C **102**, 064621 (2020)

10 - Light clusters in warm stellar matter: calibrating the cluster couplings

Tiago Custódio, Alexandre Falcão, Helena Pais, Constança Providência, Francesca Gulminelli, Gerd Roepke

European Physical Journal A **56**, 295 (2020)

11 - Hyperonic Stars and the Nuclear Symmetry Energy

Constança Providência, Morgane Fortin, Helena Pais, Aziz Rabhi

Front. Astron. Space Sci **6** (2019)

12 - Full distribution of clusters with universal couplings and in-medium effects

Helena Pais, Francesca Gulminelli, Constança Providência, Gerd Röpke

Phys. Rev. C **99**, 055806 (2019)

13 - Limiting magnetic field for minimal deformation of a magnetised neutron star

R. O. Gomes, H. Pais, V. Dexheimer, C. Providência, S. Schramm

Astronomy & Astrophysics Journal **627**, A61 (2019)

14 - What do we learn about vector interactions from GW170817?

Veronica Dexheimer, Rosana de Oliveira Gomes, Stefan Schramm, Helena Pais

J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. **46**, 034002 (2019)

15 - Light clusters in warm stellar matter: explicit mass shifts and universal cluster-meson couplings

Helena Pais, Francesca Gulminelli, Constança Providência, Gerd Röpke

Phys. Rev. C **97**, 045805 (2018)

16 - Stability of the neutron-proton-electron matter under strong magnetic fields: The covariant Vlasov approach

Sidney Avancini, B. P. Bertolino, Aziz Rabhi, Jianjun Fang, Helena Pais, and Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C **98**, 025805 (2018)

17 - Crust-core transition of a neutron star: effects of the symmetry energy and temperature under strong magnetic fields

Jianjun Fang, Helena Pais, Sagar Pratapsi, Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C 95 (Rapid Communication) **95**, 062801 (2017)

18 - Effect of strong magnetic fields on the crust-core transition and inner crust of neutron stars

Jianjun Fang, Helena Pais, Sagar Pratapsi, Sidney Avancini, Jing Li, Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C **95**, 045802 (2017)

19 - Warm unstable asymmetric nuclear matter: critical properties and the density dependence of the symmetry energy

N. Alam, H. Pais, C. Providência, B. K. Agrawal

Phys. Rev. C **95**, 055808 (2017)

20 - Light Clusters and Pasta Phases in Warm and Dense Nuclear Matter

Sidney S. Avancini, Márcio Ferreira, Helena Pais, Constança Providência, Gerd Röpke.

Phys. Rev. C **95**, 045804 (2017)

21 - Correlation of the neutron star crust-core properties with the slope
of the symmetry energy and the lead skin thickness

H. Pais, A. Sulaksono, B. K. Agrawal, C. Providência

Phys. Rev. C **93**, 045802 (2016)

22 - Neutron stars: From the inner crust to the core with the (extended) Nambu–Jona-Lasinio model

Helena Pais, Débora P. Menezes, Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C **93**, 065805 (2016)

23 - The Vlasov formalism for extended relativistic mean field models: the crust-core transition and the stellar matter equation of state

Helena Pais, Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C **94**, 015808 (2016)

24 - Larger and more heterogeneous neutron star crusts: A result of strong magnetic fields

Jianjun Fang, Helena Pais, Sidney Avancini, and Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C **94**, 062801(R) (2016)

25 - Strong correlations of neutron star radii with the slopes of nuclear matter incompressibility and symmetry energy at saturation

N. Alam, B. K. Agrawal, M. Fortin, H. Pais, C. Providência, Ad. R. Raduta, A. Sulaksono

Phys. Rev. C **94**, 052801(R) (2016)

26 - Light clusters, pasta phases and phase transitions in core-collapse supernova matter

Helena Pais, Silvia Chiacchiera, Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C 91, 055801 (2015)

27 - Equation of state and thickness of the inner crust of neutron stars

Fabrizio Grill, Helena Pais, Constança Providência, Isaac Vidaña, Sidney S. Avancini

Phys. Rev. C **90**, 045803 (2014)

28 - Phase transitions in core-collapse supernova matter at sub-saturation densities

Helena Pais, William G. Newton, and Jirina R. Stone

Phys. Rev. C **90**, 065802 (2014)

29 - Exploring the Nuclear Pasta Phase in Core-Collapse Supernova Matter

Helena Pais and Jirina R. Stone

Physical Review Letters **109**, 151101 (2012)

30 - Dynamical properties of nuclear and stellar matter and the symmetry energy

Helena Pais, Alexandre Santos, L. Brito and C. Providência

Physical Review C **82**, 025801 (2010)

31 - Quark-hadron phase transition in a neutron star under strong magnetic fields

A. Rabhi, H. Pais, P. K. Panda, C. Providência

J. Phys. G **36**, 115204 (2009)

32 - Dynamical instabilities of warm npe matter: δ meson effects

Helena Pais, Alexandre Santos, and Constança Providência

Physical Review C **80**, 045808 (2009)

## Proceedings

### International Conferences

33 - Light and heavy clusters in warm stellar matter

Helena Pais, Francesca Gulminelli, Constança Providência, Gerd Röpke

Nucl. Sci. Tech. **29**, 181 (2018)

34 - Comparison of EoS models with different cluster suppression mechanisms

Stefan Typel, Helena Pais

Nuovo Cim. C **39**, 393 (2017)

35 - Pasta phases in core-collapse supernova matter

Helena Pais, Silvia Chiacchiera, and Constança Providência

Journal of Physics: Conference Series **706**, 042007 (2016)

36 - Emergence of new correlations between neutron star radii and nuclear matter properties

N. Alam, B. K. Agrawal, H. Pais, C. Providência, A. Sulaksono

DAE Symp. Nucl. Phys. 61, 900 (2016) **61**, 900 (2016)

37 - Core-collapse supernova matter: light clusters, pasta phase and phase transitions

Helena Pais, Constança Providência, William G. Newton, and Jirina R. Stone

eprint arXiv:1503.08753 (2015)

38 - Dynamical instabilities of warm npe matter: the delta meson effects

H. Pais, A. Santos, C. Providência

AIP Conference Proceedings **1231**, 231-232 (2010)

## Communications

### Invited

39 - Light clusters and pasta phases in warm stellar matter

Helena Pais

Invited talk at the Department of Physics, Kent State University, Kent, OH, USA, December 4 (2019)

40 - Neutron Star Crust: open questions

Helena Pais

Invited as a discussion moderator on the neutron star crust re-
search topic at the Investigating Crust of Neutron Stars (ICONS 2019) Workshop, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 17. (2019)

41 - Light clusters and pasta phases in warm stellar matter

Helena Pais

Invited talk at the "Light clusters and nuclei and nuclear matter: Nuclear structure and decay, heavy ion collisions, and astrophysics" ECT* Workshop, Trento, Italy, September 4 (2019)

42 - Light and heavy clusters in warm stellar matter

Helena Pais

Invited talk given at the Women in Nuclear and Hadron Theoretical Physics: the last frontier (WTPLF 2018), Genova, Italy, December 11. (2018)

43 - The crust-core transition and the stellar matter equation of state

Helena Pais

Invited talk given at the Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA, January 24th (2018)

44 - The crust-core transition and the stellar matter equation of state

Helena Pais

Invited talk given at GANIL, Caen, France, April 20th (2018)

45 - Light and heavy clusters in warm stellar matter

Helena Pais

Invited talk given at the International workshop on nuclear dynamics in heavy-ion reactions (IWND 2018), Huzhou, Zhejiang, China, June 12th (2018)

46 - The crust-core transition and the stellar matter equation of state

Helena Pais

Invited talk given at the Physics Department, Qufu Normal University, Shandong, China, June 21st. (2017)

47 - The crust-core transition and the stellar matter equation of state

Helena Pais

Invited talk given at the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, December 21st (2017)

### Oral

48 - Light and heavy clusters in warm stellar matter

Helena Pais

Talk given at the ICONS: Investigating Crusts of Neutron Stars, Amsterdam, The
Netherlands, April 15-17 (2019)

49 - Light and heavy clusters in warm stellar matter

Helena Pais

Talk given at the PHAROS Working Group Meeting WWG1+WG2, Coimbra, Portugal, September 26-28 (2018)

50 - The crust-core transition and the stellar matter equation of state

Helena Pais

Talk given at the Annual NewCompStar Conference 2017, Warsaw, Poland, March 27-31 (2017)

51 - The crust-core transition and the stellar matter equation of state

Helena Pais

Talk given at the Nuclear Physics, Compact Stars, and Compact Stars Mergers (NPCSM 2016) long-term Workshop, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical physics, Kyoto, Japan (2016)

52 - Pasta phases in core-collapse supernova matter

Helena Pais

Talk given at the XIII International Workshop on Hadron Physics (XIII Hadron Physics), Angra dos Reis, RJ, Brazil, March 22 - 27 (2015)

53 - Pasta phases in core-collapse supernova matter

Helena Pais

Talk given at the Annual NewCompStar Conference 2015, Budapest, Hungary, June 15-19 (2015)

54 - The nuclear pasta phase

Helena Pais

Talk given at Mini-workshop do Grupo Fisica Hadronica, Department of Physics, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, Brazil, April 22 (2015)

55 - Core-collapse supernova matter: light clusters, pasta phases and phase transitions

Helena Pais

Talk given at the Compact Stars in the QCD Phase Diagram IV Workshop, Prerow, Germany, September 26 - 29 (2014)

56 - Nuclear pasta phase in core-collapse supernova matter

Helena Pais

Talk given at the NewCompStar 2014 Conference, The Structure and Signals of Neutron Stars, from Birth to Death, Florence, Italy, March 24-28 (2014)

57 - Core-collapse supernova matter: light clusters, pasta phases and phase transitions

Helena Pais

Talk given at the Nuclear Equation of State for Compact Stars and Supernovae (NEOS2014) Workshop, Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS), Germany, December 3 - 5 (2014)

58 - 3D EoS for supernovae and neutron stars simulations: the transition between uniform and non-uniform matter

Helena Pais

Talk given at the CompStar2011 School and Workshop, Gravitational Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation from Compact Stars, Catania, Italy, 3-12 May (2011)

### Poster

59 - The Liquid-gas phase transition with the temperature-dependent DD-NLD model

S. Antic, H. Pais, S. Typel, and C. Providência

Annual NewCompStar School 2016, Coimbra, Portugal (2016)

60 - 3D EoS for SN and NS simulations: the phase transition between uniform and non-uniform matter

Helena Pais, Jirina R. Stone, William G. Newton

International Workshop on Baryon and Lepton Number Violation, Gatlinburg, TN, USA, September 22-24 (2011)

61 - Dynamical instabilities of warm npe matter: the δ meson effects

Helena Pais, Alexandre Santos, Constança Providência

International Scientific Meeting on Nuclear Physics: Basic concepts in Nuclear Physics: theory, experiments and applications, La Rabida (Huelva), Spain, July 4-10 (2009)

62 - Quark stars in a strong magnetic field

Helena Pais, Constança Providência, Aziz Rabhi

CompStar2009 Workshop, The New Physics of Compact Stars, Coimbra, Portugal, February 5-13 (2009)

## Thesis

### PhD thesis

63 - Three Dimensional Equation of State for Core-Collapse Supernova Matter

Helena Pais (supervisor Jirina R. Stone)

PhD thesis, University of Tennessee - Knoxville (2013)

### MSc thesis

64 - Estrelas de quarks num campo magnético forte

Helena Pais (supervisor Constança Providência)

MSc thesis, University of Coimbra (2008)

# Thesis supervised

- The clusterization of nuclear matter in a Neutron star under strong magnetic fields

Jianjun Fang

PhD thesis, PhD Thesis in Physics, University of Coimbra, Supervisors: Constança Providência and Helena Pais (December 2017) (2017) - Crosta das Estrelas de Neutrões: Efeitos da Rotação e de Campos Magnéticos Intensos

Ivo Sengo

MSc thesis, (2019)

# Knowledge Transfer

# Projects

- CERN/FP/109316/2009 - Asymmetric nuclear matter: from the lab to neutron stars
- CERN/FP/83505/2008 - Asymmetric nuclear matter: from the lab to neutron stars
- COST Action CA16214 - PHAROS: The multi-messenger physics and astrophysics of neutron stars
- COST Action MP1304 - Exploring fundamental physics with compact stars ( NewCompStar)
- From particles to compact stars
- MagNStar: Magnetized neutron star matter: equation of state, properties, and structure of magnetars
- Stellar matter at subsaturation densities: neutron star crust and supernova