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A Pedestrian Approach to the Theory of Transfer Reactions: Application to Weakly-Bound and Unbound Exotic Nuclei

  • Joaquín Gómez CamachoEmail author
  • Antonio M. Moro
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 879)

Abstract

The present status of the theoretical description of transfer reactions is pedagogically presented. It is shown how transfer, from a complicated many-body problem, can be reduced to a three-body problem, introducing spectroscopic amplitudes. The quantum three-body scattering process is described increasing the complexity, starting from Distorted Wave Born Approximation, introducing implicitly break-up effects in Adiabatic Wave Approximation, introducing explicitly break-up effects in Continuum Discretized Coupled channels, and introducing rearrangement couplings in Coupled Reaction Channels. The two latter formalisms are expressed as approximations to the rigorous three-body Faddeev treatment. The application of these formalisms to transfer to weakly bound and unbound exotic nuclei is discussed.

Keywords

Elastic Scattering Adiabatic Approximation Halo Nucleus Faddeev Equation Halo Neutron 
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Notes

Acknowledgements

This work has been partially supported by Spanish national projects FPA2009-08848 and FPA2009-07653 and by the Consolider Ingenio 2010 Program CPAN (CSD2007-00042).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro Nacional de AceleradoresUniversidad de Sevilla/Junta de Andalucía/CSICSevilleSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de FAMNUniversidad de SevillaSevilleSpain

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