Electromagnetic response of ${}^{12}\mathrm{C}$ : A firstprinciples calculation
Abstract
The longitudinal and transverse electromagnetic response functions of ^{12}C are computed in a “firstprinciples” Green’s function Monte Carlo calculation, based on realistic two and threenucleon interactions and associated one and twobody currents. Here we find excellent agreement between theory and experiment and, in particular, no evidence for the quenching of the measured versus calculated longitudinal response. This is further corroborated by a reanalysis of the Coulomb sum rule, in which the contributions from the lowlying J^{π} = 2^{+}, 0$$+\atop{2}$$ (Hoyle), and 4^{+} states in ^{12}C are accounted for explicitly in evaluating the total inelastic strength.
 Authors:

 Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
 Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
 Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States); Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA (United States)
 Publication Date:
 Research Org.:
 Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States); Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
 Sponsoring Org.:
 USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP); USDOE Laboratory Directed Research and Development (LDRD) Program
 OSTI Identifier:
 1295613
 Alternate Identifier(s):
 OSTI ID: 1294715; OSTI ID: 1345149
 Report Number(s):
 JLABTHY162241; DOE/OR/231773787; arXiv:1605.00248; LAUR1622606
Journal ID: ISSN 00319007; PRLTAO
 Grant/Contract Number:
 AC0206CH11357; AC5206NA25396; AC0506OR23177; AC0205CH11231
 Resource Type:
 Accepted Manuscript
 Journal Name:
 Physical Review Letters
 Additional Journal Information:
 Journal Volume: 117; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 00319007
 Publisher:
 American Physical Society (APS)
 Country of Publication:
 United States
 Language:
 English
 Subject:
 97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING; 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; Atomic and Nuclear Physics
Citation Formats
Lovato, A., Gandolfi, S., Carlson, J., Pieper, Steven C., and Schiavilla, R. Electromagnetic response of C12 : A firstprinciples calculation. United States: N. p., 2016.
Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.082501.
Lovato, A., Gandolfi, S., Carlson, J., Pieper, Steven C., & Schiavilla, R. Electromagnetic response of C12 : A firstprinciples calculation. United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.082501
Lovato, A., Gandolfi, S., Carlson, J., Pieper, Steven C., and Schiavilla, R. Mon .
"Electromagnetic response of C12 : A firstprinciples calculation". United States. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.082501. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1295613.
@article{osti_1295613,
title = {Electromagnetic response of C12 : A firstprinciples calculation},
author = {Lovato, A. and Gandolfi, S. and Carlson, J. and Pieper, Steven C. and Schiavilla, R.},
abstractNote = {The longitudinal and transverse electromagnetic response functions of 12C are computed in a “firstprinciples” Green’s function Monte Carlo calculation, based on realistic two and threenucleon interactions and associated one and twobody currents. Here we find excellent agreement between theory and experiment and, in particular, no evidence for the quenching of the measured versus calculated longitudinal response. This is further corroborated by a reanalysis of the Coulomb sum rule, in which the contributions from the lowlying Jπ = 2+, 0$+\atop{2}$ (Hoyle), and 4+ states in 12C are accounted for explicitly in evaluating the total inelastic strength.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.082501},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 8,
volume = 117,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
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