We use an effective field theory to compute low-energy nucleon-deuteron scattering. We obtain the quartet scattering length using low energy constants entirely determined from low-energy nucleon-nucleon scattering. We find ath = 6.33 fm, to be compared to aexp = 6.35 ± 0.02 fm.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics|
|State||Published - Jun 4 1998|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics