Onset of η nuclear binding

Nir Barnea, Betzalel Bazak, Eliahu Friedman, Avraham Gal, Aleš Cieplý, Jiří Mareš, Martin Schäfer

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Recent studies of η nuclear quasibound states by the Jerusalem-Prague Collaboration are reviewed, focusing on stochastic variational method self consistent calculations of η few-nucleon systems. These calculations suggest that a minimum value Re aηN ≈ 1 fm (0.7 fm) is needed to bind η3He (η4He).

Original languageAmerican English
Article number01011
JournalEPJ Web of Conferences
StatePublished - 25 Jun 2018
Event2017 International Conference on Exotic Atoms and Related Topics, EXA 2017 - Vienna, Austria
Duration: 11 Sep 201715 Sep 2017

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