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Title: Light and unbound nuclei: An introduction to ab initio methods in nuclear structure and reaction theory

Abstract

Light nuclei display a wide variety of phenomena: from stable bound states, to rare unstable isotopes and transient resonances, to mutual dynamical interactions during a reaction. Here, after an overview of these phenomena, basic formalism and concepts in ab initio nuclear structure and reaction theory are introduced, followed by selected examples of how powerful techniques for the description of the nuclear force and the solution of the nuclear quantum many-body problem combined with cutting-edge high-performance computing are enabling a comprehensive understanding of light exotic nuclei and thermonuclear reactions that play an important role in the Cosmos and on Earth.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1481096
Report Number(s):
LLNL-JRNL-753608
Journal ID: ISSN 2190-5444; 938751
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
European Physical Journal Plus
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 133; Journal Issue: 9; Journal ID: ISSN 2190-5444
Publisher:
Springer
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Quaglioni, Sofia. Light and unbound nuclei: An introduction to ab initio methods in nuclear structure and reaction theory. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjp/i2018-12238-0.
Quaglioni, Sofia. Light and unbound nuclei: An introduction to ab initio methods in nuclear structure and reaction theory. United States. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjp/i2018-12238-0
Quaglioni, Sofia. Tue . "Light and unbound nuclei: An introduction to ab initio methods in nuclear structure and reaction theory". United States. https://doi.org/10.1140/epjp/i2018-12238-0. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1481096.
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abstractNote = {Light nuclei display a wide variety of phenomena: from stable bound states, to rare unstable isotopes and transient resonances, to mutual dynamical interactions during a reaction. Here, after an overview of these phenomena, basic formalism and concepts in ab initio nuclear structure and reaction theory are introduced, followed by selected examples of how powerful techniques for the description of the nuclear force and the solution of the nuclear quantum many-body problem combined with cutting-edge high-performance computing are enabling a comprehensive understanding of light exotic nuclei and thermonuclear reactions that play an important role in the Cosmos and on Earth.},
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year = {2018},
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