Tuning the 3N force from 3N scattering data
1 Department of Mathematics and Physics, University of Salento, I-73100 Lecce, Italy
2 INFN Sez. di Lecce, I-73100 Lecce, Italy
3 INFN Sez. di Pisa, I-56127 Pisa, Italy
4 Department of Physics, University of Pisa, I-56127 Pisa Italy
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Published online: 25 March 2016
We report on our progress in the inclusion of the subleading 3N contact operators for the elastic p − d scattering below the deuteron break-up. We find that, with a nuclear interaction consisting of the AV18 2N potential, supplemented by the leading and subleading 3N contact operators, existing discrepancies between theory and experiment, like the well-known Ay puzzle, are substantially reduced.
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