Measurements of the over(n, →) d scattering at 250 MeV and three-nucleon forces

Y. Maeda, H. Sakai, K. Fujita, M. Hatano, J. Kamiya, T. Kawabata, H. Kuboki, K. Hatanaka, H. Okamura, T. Saito, Y. Sakemi, M. Sasano, K. Sekiguchi, Y. Shimizu, K. Suda, Y. Tameshige, A. Tamii, T. Wakasa, K. Yako, M. B. GreenfieldH. Kamada, H. Witała

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The differential cross sections and the vector analyzing powers for the nd elastic scattering at En = 250 MeV have been measured for the study of the three-nucleon force (3NF) effects in the Coulomb-free system. To cover a wide angular region, the experiments were performed by using two different methods at the (n, p) facility and at the NTOF facility which constructed at the Research Center for Nuclear Physics (RCNP). The results were compared with theoretical predictions of the Faddeev calculations based on the modern nucleon-nucleon (NN) forces with the three-nucleon force (3NF). The inclusion of 3NFs leads to a good description of the cross section except for the backward angles. The results were also compared with the theoretical predictions with relativistic corrections. The direct data-to-data comparison of the cross sections of the nd and pd was performed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)430c-433c
JournalNuclear Physics A
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - Jun 15 2007

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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