New developments within the no-core shell model

B. R. Barrett, P. Navrátil, A. Nogga, W. E. Ormand, S. Quaglioni, I. Stetcu, J. P. Varyd

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We review recent developments in the ab initio no-core shell model, such as the influence of 3NFs on the binding energies and excitation spectra of light nuclei. Our calculations permit us to compare the effect of different choices for the theoretical 3NF on the properties of light nuclei. This is of particular interest in determining the best choice of the values for the contact terms in 3NFs derived from Chiral Perturbation Theory. Other recent developments in the NCSM include an investigation of the renormalization properties of physical operators, besides the nuclear Hamiltonian, as well as the Lorentz integral transform approach to the description of select reaction observables in light nuclei.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number001
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number1
StatePublished - Oct 10 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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