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Title: Nuclear Force Imprints Revealed on the Elastic Scattering of Protons with C 10

Abstract

How does nature hold together protons and neutrons to form the wide variety of complex nuclei in the universe? Describing many-nucleon systems from the fundamental theory of quantum chromodynamics has been the greatest challenge in answering this question. The chiral effective field theory description of the nuclear force now makes this possible but requires certain parameters that are not uniquely determined. Defining the nuclear force needs identification of observables sensitive to the different parametrizations. From a measurement of proton elastic scattering on 10C at TRIUMF and ab initio nuclear reaction calculations we show that the shape and magnitude of the measured differential cross section is strongly sensitive to the nuclear force prescription.

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Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States); Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
OSTI Identifier:
1565613
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 118; Journal Issue: 26; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Physics

Citation Formats

Kumar, A., Kanungo, R., Calci, A., Navrátil, P., Sanetullaev, A., Alcorta, M., Bildstein, V., Christian, G., Davids, B., Dohet-Eraly, J., Fallis, J., Gallant, A. T., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B., Hupin, G., Ishimoto, S., Krücken, R., Laffoley, A. T., Lighthall, J., Miller, D., Quaglioni, S., Randhawa, J. S., Rand, E. T., Rojas, A., Roth, R., Shotter, A., Tanaka, J., Tanihata, I., and Unsworth, C. Nuclear Force Imprints Revealed on the Elastic Scattering of Protons with C10. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/physrevlett.118.262502.
Kumar, A., Kanungo, R., Calci, A., Navrátil, P., Sanetullaev, A., Alcorta, M., Bildstein, V., Christian, G., Davids, B., Dohet-Eraly, J., Fallis, J., Gallant, A. T., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B., Hupin, G., Ishimoto, S., Krücken, R., Laffoley, A. T., Lighthall, J., Miller, D., Quaglioni, S., Randhawa, J. S., Rand, E. T., Rojas, A., Roth, R., Shotter, A., Tanaka, J., Tanihata, I., & Unsworth, C. Nuclear Force Imprints Revealed on the Elastic Scattering of Protons with C10. United States. doi:10.1103/physrevlett.118.262502.
Kumar, A., Kanungo, R., Calci, A., Navrátil, P., Sanetullaev, A., Alcorta, M., Bildstein, V., Christian, G., Davids, B., Dohet-Eraly, J., Fallis, J., Gallant, A. T., Hackman, G., Hadinia, B., Hupin, G., Ishimoto, S., Krücken, R., Laffoley, A. T., Lighthall, J., Miller, D., Quaglioni, S., Randhawa, J. S., Rand, E. T., Rojas, A., Roth, R., Shotter, A., Tanaka, J., Tanihata, I., and Unsworth, C. Thu . "Nuclear Force Imprints Revealed on the Elastic Scattering of Protons with C10". United States. doi:10.1103/physrevlett.118.262502.
@article{osti_1565613,
title = {Nuclear Force Imprints Revealed on the Elastic Scattering of Protons with C10},
author = {Kumar, A. and Kanungo, R. and Calci, A. and Navrátil, P. and Sanetullaev, A. and Alcorta, M. and Bildstein, V. and Christian, G. and Davids, B. and Dohet-Eraly, J. and Fallis, J. and Gallant, A. T. and Hackman, G. and Hadinia, B. and Hupin, G. and Ishimoto, S. and Krücken, R. and Laffoley, A. T. and Lighthall, J. and Miller, D. and Quaglioni, S. and Randhawa, J. S. and Rand, E. T. and Rojas, A. and Roth, R. and Shotter, A. and Tanaka, J. and Tanihata, I. and Unsworth, C.},
abstractNote = {How does nature hold together protons and neutrons to form the wide variety of complex nuclei in the universe? Describing many-nucleon systems from the fundamental theory of quantum chromodynamics has been the greatest challenge in answering this question. The chiral effective field theory description of the nuclear force now makes this possible but requires certain parameters that are not uniquely determined. Defining the nuclear force needs identification of observables sensitive to the different parametrizations. From a measurement of proton elastic scattering on 10C at TRIUMF and ab initio nuclear reaction calculations we show that the shape and magnitude of the measured differential cross section is strongly sensitive to the nuclear force prescription.},
doi = {10.1103/physrevlett.118.262502},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
issn = {0031-9007},
number = 26,
volume = 118,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {6}
}

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