Higher-order core polarization contributions to effective interactions

B. R. Barrett, M. W. Kirson

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The perturbation theory calculation of the core-polarization contribution to effective interactions in mass 18 nuclei is carried to higher order, and it is shown that the perturbation series appears to diverge. It is argued, by analogy with nuclear matter results, that all three-body contributions to the core polarization must be treated together.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)544-548
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 30 1968
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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