Role of Higher Multipole Excitations in the Electromagnetic Dissociation of One Neutron Halo Nuclei

European Physical Journal A (Impact Factor: 2.42). 01/2008; DOI: 10.1140/epja/i2007-10538-7
Source: arXiv

ABSTRACT We investigate the role of higher multipole excitations in the electromagnetic dissociation of one-neutron halo nuclei within two different theoretical models -- a finite range distorted wave Born approximation and another in a more analytical method with a finite range potential. We also show, within a simple picture, how the presence of a weakly bound state affects the breakup cross section.

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