Giant and pigmy dipole resonances in He 4, O 16,22, and Ca 40 from chiral nucleon-nucleon interactions

S. Bacca, N. Barnea, G. Hagen, M. Miorelli, G. Orlandini, T. Papenbrock

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We combine the coupled-cluster method and the Lorentz integral transform for the computation of inelastic reactions into the continuum. We show that the bound-state-like equation characterizing the Lorentz integral transform method can be reformulated based on extensions of the coupled-cluster equation-of-motion method, and we discuss strategies for viable numerical solutions. Starting from a chiral nucleon-nucleon interaction at next-to-next-to-next-to-leading order, we compute the giant dipole resonances of He4, 16,22O, and Ca40, truncating the coupled-cluster equation-of-motion method at the two-particle-two-hole excitation level. Within this scheme, we find a low-lying E1 strength in the neutron-rich O22 nucleus, which compares fairly well with data from Leistenschneider et al. [Phys. Rev. Lett. 86, 5442 (2001)PRLTAO0031-900710.1103/PhysRevLett.86.5442]. We also compute the electric dipole polarizability in Ca40. Deficiencies of the employed Hamiltonian lead to overbinding, too-small charge radii, and a too-small electric dipole polarizability in Ca40.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number064619
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Issue number6
StatePublished - 24 Dec 2014

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