Nucleon-deuteron scattering from an effective field theory

P. F. Bedaque, U. Van Kolck

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Abstract

We use an effective field theory to compute low-energy nucleon-deuteron scattering. We obtain the quartet scattering length using low energy constants entirely determined from low-energy nucleon-nucleon scattering. We find ath = 6.33 fm, to be compared to aexp = 6.35 ± 0.02 fm.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)221-226
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume428
Issue number3-4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 4 1998
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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