Reaction theory: Status and perspectives
1 Departamento de FAMN, Universidad de Sevilla, Apartado 1065, 41080 Sevilla, Spain
2 CNA (U. Sevilla, J. Andalucía, CSIC), Av. Tomas A. Edison 7, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
Published online: 11 May 2016
The current status of the reaction theory of nuclear collisions involving weakly-bound exotic nuclei is presented. The problem is addressed within the Continuum Discretized Coupled Channel (CDCC) framework, recalling its foundations and applications, as well as its connection with the Faddeev formalism. Recent developments and improvements of the method, such as core and target excitations and the extension to three-body projectiles, are presented. The use of the CDCC wave function in the calculation of inclusive breakup reactions is also introduced.
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