TITLE

Nuclear astrophysics and electron beams

AUTHOR(S)
Schwenk, A.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;Nov2013, Vol. 1563 Issue 1, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Electron beams provide important probes and constraints for nuclear astrophysics. This is especially exciting at energies within the regime of chiral effective field theory (EFT), which provides a systematic expansion for nuclear forces and electroweak operators based on quantum chromodynamics. This talk discusses some recent highlights and future directions based on chiral EFT, including nuclear structure and reactions for astrophysics, the neutron skin and constraints for the properties of neutron-rich matter in neutron stars and core-collapse supernovae, and the dark matter response of nuclei.
ACCESSION #
91945067

 

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