# Publications [LaTeX]

## Papers

### International Journals

1 - 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 - Rapid Communication (accepted) **96** (2017)

2 - 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)

3 - 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)

4 - 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)

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

Helena Pais and Stefan Typel

eprint arXiv:1612.07022 [nucl-th], contribution to the special-topics volume on nuclear correlations and cluster physics, edited by W. U. Schroder (2016)

6 - 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)

7 - 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)

8 - 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)

9 - 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)

10 - 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)

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

Helena Pais, Silvia Chiacchiera, Constança Providência

Phys. Rev. C 91, 055801 (2015)

12 - 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)

13 - 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)

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

Helena Pais and Jirina R. Stone

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

15 - 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)

16 - 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)

17 - 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

18 - Comparison of EoS models with different cluster suppression mechanisms

Stefan Typel, Helena Pais

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

19 - Pasta phases in core-collapse supernova matter

Helena Pais, Silvia Chiacchiera, and Constança Providência

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

20 - 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)

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

H. Pais, A. Santos, C. Providência

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

## Communications

### Oral

22 - 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)

23 - 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)

24 - 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)

25 - 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)

26 - Pasta phases in core-collapse supernova matter

Helena Pais

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

27 - 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)

28 - 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)

29 - 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)

30 - 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

31 - 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)

32 - 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)

33 - 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)

34 - 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

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

Helena Pais (supervisor Jirina R. Stone)

PhD thesis, University of Tennessee - Knoxville (2013)

36 - Estrelas de quarks num campo magnético forte

Helena Pais (supervisor Constança Providência)

MSc thesis, University of Coimbra (2008)

# 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 MP1304 - Exploring fundamental physics with compact stars ( NewCompStar)
- From particles to compact stars
- Stellar matter at subsaturation densities: neutron star crust and supernova