Not that the story need be long,
but it will take a long while to make it short

Henry David Thoreau.

Publications by Xavier Roca-Maza
  1. Dispersion effects in elastic electron scattering from 208Pb
    D. H. Jakubassa-Amundsen and X. Roca-Maza
    Phys. Rev. C 108, 034314 (2023)
  2. Microscopic calculation of the pinning energy of a vortex in the inner crust of a neutron star
    P. Klausner, F. Barranco, P. M. Pizzochero (deceased), X. Roca-Maza, and E. Vigezzi
    Phys. Rev. C 108, 035808 (2023)
  3. Nuclear physics midterm plan at Legnaro National Laboratories (LNL)
    M. Ballan et al.
    Eur. Phys. Jour. Plus 138, 709 (2023)
  4. Effects of Coulomb and isospin symmetry breaking interactions on neutron-skin thickness
    Tomoya Naito, Gianluca Colò, Haozhao Liang, Xavier Roca-Maza, and Hiroyuki Sagawa
    arXiv: 2302.08421
    Phys. Rev. C 107, 064302 (2023).
  5. Electric dipole polarizability of 40Ca
    R. W. Fearick, P. von Neumann-Cosel, S. Bacca, J. Birkhan, F. Bonaiti, I. Brandherm, G. Hagen, H. Matsubara, W. Nazarewicz, N. Pietralla, V. Yu. Ponomarev, P.-G. Reinhard, X. Roca-Maza, A. Richter, A. Schwenk, J. Simonis, and A. Tamii
    arXiv: 2302.07490
    Phys. Rev. Research 5, L022044 (2023).
  6. Perturbed nuclear matter studied within density functional theory with a finite number of particles
    F. Marino, G. Colò, , X. Roca-Maza, and E. Vigezzi
    arXiv: 2211.07986
    Phys. Rev. C 107, 044311 (2023).
  7. Isospin symmetry breaking in the charge radius difference of mirror nuclei
    Tomoya Naito, Xavier Roca-Maza, Gianluca Colò, Haozhao Liang, and Hiroyuki Sagawa
    arXiv: 2202.05035
    Phys. Rev. C 106 L061306 (2022).
  8. Combined theoretical analysis of the parity-violating asymmetry for 48Ca and 208Pb
    Paul-Gerhard Reinhard, Xavier Roca-Maza, and Witold Nazarewicz
    arXiv: 2206.03134
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 129, 232501 (2022).
  9. Constraining equation of state of nuclear matter by charge-changing cross section measurements of mirror nuclei
    Jun-YaoXua, Zheng-Zheng Li, Bao-Hua Sun, Yi-Fei Niu, Xavier Roca-Maza, Hiroyuki Sagawa, Isao Tanihata
    Phys. Lett. B 833, 137333 (2022).
  10. Evidence against nuclear polarization as source of fine-structure anomalies in muonic atoms
    Igor A. Valuev, Gianluca Colò, Xavier Roca-Maza, Christoph H. Keitel, and Natalia S. Oreshkina
    arXiv: 2201.09638
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 128 203001 (2022).
  11. Complete solution to the inverse Kohn-Sham problem: From the density to the energy
    A. Liardi, F. Marino, G. Colò, X. Roca-Maza, and E. Vigezzi
    arXiv: 2110.11193
    Phys. Rev. C 105, 034309 (2022)
  12. Toward ab initio charge symmetry breaking in nuclear energy density functionals
    Tomoya Naito, Gianluca Colò, Haozhao Liang, Xavier Roca-Maza, and Hiroyuki Sagawa
    arXiv: 2107.14436
    Phys. Rev. C 105, L021304 (2022)
  13. Information content of the parity-violating asymmetry in 208Pb
    Paul-Gerhard Reinhard, Xavier Roca-Maza, Witold Nazarewicz
    arXiv: 2105.15050 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 127, 232501 (2021)
  14. Nuclear energy density functionals grounded in ab initio calculations
    F. Marino, C. Barbieri, A. Carbone, G. Colò, A. Lovato, F. Pederiva, X. Roca-Maza, and E. Vigezzi
    arXiv: 2103.14480 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 104, 024315 (2021)
  15. Second and fourth moments of the charge density and neutron-skin thickness of atomic nuclei
    Tomoya Naito, Gianluca Colò, Haozhao Liang, and Xavier Roca-Maza
    arXiv: 2101.07680 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 104, 024316 (2021)
  16. Beam-normal single-spin asymmetry in elastic scattering of electrons from a spin-0 nucleus
    Oleksandr Koshchii, Mikhail Gorchtein, Xavier Roca-Maza, and Hubert Spiesberger
    arXiv: 2102.11809 [nucl-th, hep-ph, nucl-ex]
    Phys. Rev. C 103, 064316 (2021)
  17. Extended Lipkin-Meshkov-Glick Hamiltonian
    R. Romano, X. Roca-Maza, G. Colò, and Shihang Shen
    arXiv: 2009.03593 [nucl-th]
    J. Phys. G: Nucl. Part. Phys. 48 05LT01
  18. E1 moments from a coherent set of measured photoneutron cross sections
    S. Goriely, S. Peru, G. Colò, X. Roca-Maza, I. Gheorghe, D. Filipescu, and H. Utsunomiya
    arXiv:2005.04105 [nucl-ex, nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 102 064309 (2020)
  19. Isobaric analog state energy in deformed nuclei: A toy model
    X. Roca-Maza, H. Sagawa, and G. Colò
    arXiv:2009.08887 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 102, 064303 (2020)
  20. Evolution of the dipole polarizability in the stable tin isotope chain
    S.Bassauer, et al.
    arXiv: 2005.04105 [nucl-ex, nucl-th]
    Phys. Lett. B 810, 135804 (2020).
  21. Weak charge and weak radius of 12C
    Oleksandr Koshchii, Jens Erler, Mikhail Gorchtein, Charles J. Horowitz, Jorge Piekarewicz, Xavier Roca-Maza, Chien-Yeah Seng, and Hubert Spiesberger
    arXiv: 2005.00479 [nucl-th, hep-ph, nucl-ex]
    Phys. Rev. C 102, 022501(R) (2020)
  22. High precision 5 MeV Mott polarimeter
    J. M. Grames, C. K. Sinclair, M. Poelker, X. Roca-Maza, M. L. Stutzman, R. Suleiman, Md. A. Mamun, M. McHugh, D. Moser, J. Hansknecht, B. Moffit, and T. J. Gay
    Phys. Rev. C 102, 015501 (2020)
  23. Effects of finite nucleon size, vacuum polarization, and electromagnetic spin-orbit interaction on nuclear binding energies and radii in spherical nuclei
    Tomoya Naito, Xavier Roca-Maza, Gianluca Colò, and Haozhao Liang
    arXiv:2003.03177 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 064311 (2020)
  24. Particle-vibration coupling for giant resonances beyond the diagonal approximation
    Shihang Shen, G. Colò, and X. Roca-Maza
    arXiv:1909.07171 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 044316 (2020)
  25. First step in the nuclear inverse Kohn-Sham problem: From densities to potentials
    G. Accorto, P. Brandolini, F. Marino, A. Porro, A. Scalesi, G. Colò, X. Roca-Maza, and E. Vigezzi
    arXiv: 1908.03068 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 024315 (2020)
  26. Double charge-exchange phonon states
    X. Roca-Maza, H. Sagawa, G. Colò
    arXiv:1907.06368 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 101, 014320 (2020)
  27. Harmonic Potential Theorem: Extension to Spin-, Velocity-, and Density-Dependent Interactions
    S. Zanoli, X. Roca-Maza, G. Colò, Shihang Shen
    arXiv:1907.08976 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 123, 112501 (2019)
  28. Interplay between low-lying isoscalar and isovector dipole modes: A comparative analysis between semiclassical and quantum approaches
    S. Burrello, M. Colonna, G. Colò, D. Lacroix, X. Roca-Maza, G. Scamps, and H. Zheng
    arXiv: 1807.10118 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 99, 054314 (2019)
  29. Skyrme functional with tensor terms from ab initio calculations of neutron-proton drops
    Shihang Shen, Gianluca Colò, and Xavier Roca-Maza
    arXiv:1810.09691 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 99, 034322 (2019)
  30. Coulomb exchange functional with generalized gradient approximation for self-consistent Skyrme Hartree-Fock calculations
    Tomoya Naito, Xavier Roca-Maza, Gianluca Colò, and Haozhao Liang
    arXiv:1810.02500 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 99, 024309 (2019)
  31. Nuclear equation of state from ground and collective excited state properties of nuclei
    X. Roca-Maza, N. Paar
    arXiv: 1804.06256 [nucl-th]
    Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics 101 (2018) 96-176.
  32. Nuclear Symmetry Energy and the Breaking of the Isospin Symmetry: How Do They Reconcile with Each Other?
    X. Roca-Maza, G. Colò, and H. Sagawa
    arXiv: 1803.09120 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 120, 202501 (2018)
  33. Theoretical calculations for precision polarimetry based on Mott scattering
    X. Roca-Maza
    arXiv:1710.08683 [physics.atom-ph]
    EPL, 120 (2017) 33002.
  34. Fully self-consistent study of charge-exchange resonances and the impact on the symmetry energy parameters
    X. Roca-Maza, Li-Gang Cao, G. Colò, and H. Sagawa
    Phys. Rev. C 94, 044313 (2016)
  35. Second-order equation of state with the Skyrme interaction: Cutoff and dimensional regularization with the inclusion of rearrangement terms
    C. J. Yang, M. Grasso, X. Roca-Maza, G. Colò, and K. Moghrabi
    arXiv:1604.06278 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 94, 034311 (2016)
  36. Model dependence of the neutron-skin thickness on the symmetry energy
    C. Mondal, B. K. Agrawal, M. Centelles, G. Colò, X. Roca-Maza, N. Paar, X. Viñas, S. K. Singh, and S. K. Patra
    arXiv:1605.05048 [nucl-th]
    Phys. Rev. C 93, 064303 (2016)
  37. The neutron skin thickness from the measured electric dipole polarizability in 68Ni, 120Sn, and 208Pb
    X. Roca-Maza, X. Viñas, M. Centelles, B. K. Agrawal, G. Colò, N. Paar, J. Piekarewicz, D. Vretenar
    arXiv:1510.01874 [nucl-th].
    Phys. Rev. C 92, 064304 (2015)
  38. Constraints on the neutron skin and symmetry energy from the anti-analog giant dipole resonance in 208Pb
    Li-Gang Cao, X. Roca-Maza, G. Colò, and H. Sagawa
    arXiv:1504.07166 [nucl-th].
    Phys. Rev. C 92, 034308 (2015).
  39. Outer crust of a cold non-accreting magnetar
    D. Basilico, D. Peña Arteaga, X. Roca-Maza, and G. Colò
    arXiv:1505.07304 [nucl-th].
    Phys. Rev. C 92, 035802 (2015).
  40. Regularization of zero-range effective interactions in finite nuclei
    Marco Brenna, Gianluca Colò, and Xavier Roca-Maza.
    arXiv:1410.1302 [nucl-th].
    Phys. Rev. C 90, 044316 (2014).
  41. Influence of the single-particle structure on the nuclear surface and the neutron skin
    M. Warda, X. Viñas, M. Centelles, and X. Roca-Maza.
    arXiv:1404.0802 [nucl-th].
    Phys. Rev. C 89, 064302 (2014).
  42. Information content of the weak-charge form factor
    P.-G. Reinhard, J. Piekarewicz, W. Nazarewicz, B. K. Agrawal, N. Paar, and X. Roca-Maza.
    arXiv:1308.1659 [nucl-th].
    Phys. Rev. C 88, 034325 (2013).
  43. Electric Dipole Polarizability in ${}^{208}$Pb: insights from the Droplet Model
    By X. Roca-Maza, M. Centelles, X. Viñas, M. Brenna, G. Colò, B. K. Agrawal, N. Paar, J. Piekarewicz, D. Vretenar.
    arXiv:1307.4806 [nucl-th].
    Phys. Rev. C 88, 024316 (2013).
  44. Giant Quadrupole Resonances in 208Pb, the nuclear symmetry energy and the neutron skin thickness
    By X. Roca-Maza, M. Brenna, B.K. Agrawal, P.F. Bortignon, G. Colò, Li-Gang Cao, N. Paar, D. Vretenar.
    arXiv:1212.4377 [nucl-th].
    Phys. Rev. C 87, 034301 (2013).
  45. Localized form of Fock terms in nuclear covariant density functional theory
    By Haozhao Liang, Pengwei Zhao, Peter Ring, Xavier Roca-Maza, Jie Meng.
    arXiv:1207.6206 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C86 (2012) 021302.
  46. Electron scattering in isotonic chains as a probe of the proton shell structure of unstable nuclei
    By X. Roca-Maza, M. Centelles, F. Salvat, X. Viñas.
    arXiv:1207.1679 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C87 (2013) 014304.
  47. A new Skyrme interaction with improved spin-isospin properties
    By X. Roca-Maza, G. Colò, H. Sagawa.
    arXiv:1205.3958 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C86 (2012) 031306.
  48. Second-order equation of state with the full Skyrme interaction: toward new effective interactions for beyond mean-field models
    By K. Moghrabi, M. Grasso, X. Roca-Maza, G. Colò.
    arXiv:1204.1460 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C85 (2012) 044323.
  49. Constraints on the symmetry energy and neutron skins from experiments and theory
    By M.B. Tsang, J.R. Stone, F. Camera, P. Danielewicz, S. Gandolfi, K. Hebeler, C.J. Horowitz, Jenny Lee et al..
    arXiv:1204.0466 [nucl-ex].
    Phys.Rev. C86 (2012) 015803.
  50. Electric dipole polarizability and the neutron skin
    By J. Piekarewicz, B.K. Agrawal, G. Colò, W. Nazarewicz, N. Paar, P.G. Reinhard, X. Roca-Maza, D. Vretenar.
    arXiv:1201.3807 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C85 (2012) 041302.
  51. Low-lying dipole response: isospin character and collectivity in 68Ni, 132Sn and 208Pb
    By X. Roca-Maza, G. Pozzi, M. Brenna, K. Mizuyama, G. Colò.
    arXiv:1112.0190 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C85 (2012) 024601.
  52. Relativistic mean field interaction with density dependent meson-nucleon vertices based on microscopical calculations
    By X. Roca-Maza, X. Viñas, M. Centelles, P. Ring, P. Schuck.
    arXiv:1110.2311 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C84 (2011) 054309.
  53. Neutron skin of $^{208}Pb$, nuclear symmetry energy, and the parity radius experiment
    By X. Roca-Maza, M. Centelles, X. Viñas, M. Warda.
    arXiv:1103.1762 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev.Lett. 106 (2011) 252501.
  54. Origin of the neutron skin thickness of 208Pb in nuclear mean-field models
    By M. Centelles, X. Roca-Maza, X. Viñas, M. Warda.
    arXiv:1010.5396 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C82 (2010) 054314.
  55. Analysis of bulk and surface contributions in the neutron skin of nuclei
    By M. Warda, X. Viñas, X. Roca-Maza, M. Centelles.
    arXiv:1003.5225 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C81 (2010) 054309.
  56. Garvey-Kelson Relations for Nuclear Charge Radii
    By Jorge Piekarewicz, Mario Centelles, Xavier Roca-Maza, Xavier Viñas.
    arXiv:0912.0503 [nucl-th].
    Eur.Phys.J. A46 (2010) 379-386.
  57. Influence of the symmetry energy on the giant monopole resonance of neutron-rich nuclei
    By M. Centelles, S.K. Patra, X. Roca-Maza, B.K. Sharma, P.D. Stevenson, X. Viñas.
    arXiv:0906.2906 [nucl-th].
    J.Phys. G37 (2010) 075107.
  58. Neutron skin thickness in droplet model with surface width dependence: Indications of softness of the nuclear symmetry energy
    By M. Warda, X. Viñas, X. Roca-Maza, M. Centelles.
    arXiv:0906.0932 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C80 (2009) 024316.
  59. Theoretical study of elastic electron scattering off stable and exotic nuclei
    By X. Roca-Maza, M. Centelles, F. Salvat, X. Viñas.
    arXiv:0808.1252 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C78 (2008) 044332.
  60. Nuclear symmetry energy probed by neutron skin thickness of nuclei
    By M. Centelles, X. Roca-Maza, X. Viñas, M. Warda.
    arXiv:0806.2886 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev.Lett. 102 (2009) 122502.
  61. Impact of the symmetry energy on the outer crust of non-accreting neutron stars
    By X. Roca-Maza, J. Piekarewicz.
    arXiv:0805.2553 [nucl-th].
    Phys.Rev. C78 (2008) 025807.