Fully microscopic description of elastic and inelastic scattering at intermediate incident energies
1 Research Center for Nuclear Physics, Osaka University, Ibaraki, Osaka 567-0047, Japan
2 Department of Physics, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 812-8581, Japan
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Published online: 21 June 2016
We aim for fully microscopic understanding of many-body nuclear reactions starting from two- and three-nucleon forces based on chiral effective field theory (Ch-EFT). We first construct a g-matrix with the nuclear forces based on Ch-EFT using Brueckner-Hartree-Fock theory, in which the three-nucleon force effects are represented through the density dependence of the g-matrix. Then, the folding model and microscopic coupled-channels method with the g-matrix are applied to nucleon-nucleus and nucleus-nucleus scattering at intermediate incident energies. This new microscopic framework well describes the elastic and inelastic cross sections with no ad-hoc parameters. In addition, the three-nucleon force and coupled-channels effects on many-body nuclear reactions are clarified.
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