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Title: Ab initio short-range-correlation scaling factors from light to medium-mass nuclei

Abstract

High-energy scattering processes, such as deep inelastic scattering (DIS) and quasielastic (QE) scattering provide a wealth of information about the structure of atomic nuclei. The remarkable discovery of the empirical linear relationship between the slope of the EMC effect in DIS and the short-range-correlation (SRC) scaling factors a 2 in QE kinematics is naturally explained in terms of scale separation in effective field theory. This explanation has powerful consequences, allowing us to calculate and predict SRC scaling factors from ab initio low-energy nuclear theory. We present ab initio calculations of SRC scaling factors for a nucleus A relative to the deuteron a 2 (A/d) and relative to 3He a2(A/3He) in light and medium-mass nuclei. In conclusion, our framework further predicts that the EMC effect and SRC scaling factors have minimal or negligible isovector corrections.

Authors:
 [1]; ORCiD logo [2];  [3];  [4];  [5]; ORCiD logo [3];  [6]
  1. Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany); ExtreMe Matter Institute EMMI, GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany)
  2. Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI (United States); Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  3. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  4. National Taiwan Univ., Taipei (Taiwan); Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
  5. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
  6. Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany); ExtreMe Matter Institute EMMI, GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH, Darmstadt (Germany); Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik (Germany)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP); USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA); European Research Council (ERC); German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF); Ministry of Science and Technology
OSTI Identifier:
1598826
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0013617; AC52-06NA25396; SC0011090; SC0018121; 89233218CNA000001; AC02-05CH11231; 307986; 05P18RDFN1; 105-2112-M-002-017-MY3
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Journal of Physics. G, Nuclear and Particle Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 47; Journal Issue: 4; Journal ID: ISSN 0954-3899
Publisher:
IOP Publishing
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Lynn, J. E., Lonardoni, D., Carlson, J., Chen, J-W, Detmold, W., Gandolfi, S., and Schwenk, A. Ab initio short-range-correlation scaling factors from light to medium-mass nuclei. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6471/ab6af7.
Lynn, J. E., Lonardoni, D., Carlson, J., Chen, J-W, Detmold, W., Gandolfi, S., & Schwenk, A. Ab initio short-range-correlation scaling factors from light to medium-mass nuclei. United States. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6471/ab6af7
Lynn, J. E., Lonardoni, D., Carlson, J., Chen, J-W, Detmold, W., Gandolfi, S., and Schwenk, A. Mon . "Ab initio short-range-correlation scaling factors from light to medium-mass nuclei". United States. https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6471/ab6af7. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1598826.
@article{osti_1598826,
title = {Ab initio short-range-correlation scaling factors from light to medium-mass nuclei},
author = {Lynn, J. E. and Lonardoni, D. and Carlson, J. and Chen, J-W and Detmold, W. and Gandolfi, S. and Schwenk, A.},
abstractNote = {High-energy scattering processes, such as deep inelastic scattering (DIS) and quasielastic (QE) scattering provide a wealth of information about the structure of atomic nuclei. The remarkable discovery of the empirical linear relationship between the slope of the EMC effect in DIS and the short-range-correlation (SRC) scaling factors a 2 in QE kinematics is naturally explained in terms of scale separation in effective field theory. This explanation has powerful consequences, allowing us to calculate and predict SRC scaling factors from ab initio low-energy nuclear theory. We present ab initio calculations of SRC scaling factors for a nucleus A relative to the deuteron a 2 (A/d) and relative to 3He a2(A/3He) in light and medium-mass nuclei. In conclusion, our framework further predicts that the EMC effect and SRC scaling factors have minimal or negligible isovector corrections.},
doi = {10.1088/1361-6471/ab6af7},
journal = {Journal of Physics. G, Nuclear and Particle Physics},
number = 4,
volume = 47,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {1}
}

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