What We Think We Know about the Free Nucleon-Nucleon Interaction

  • Peter Signell


The purpose of this talk is to show what we currently believe about the free NN system, and to compare it with what is actually being used in nuclear calculations. I will touch on four aspects: (i) present theory; (ii) the potentials produced by that theory as well as by NN experiment; (iii) the relevant NN amplitudes (phase shifts) and (iv) how to choose NN potentials and amplitudes for nuclear calculations.


Spectral Function Electromagnetic Form Factor High Partial Wave Short Range Part Phenomenological Potential 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Signell
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentMichigan State UniversityEast LansingUSA

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