Brueckner theory of nuclei
Abstract
This paper reviews developments of the Brueckner theory of nuclei, starting with the multiplescattering approach in the 1954 papers of Brueckner et al. Inevitably, the presentation represents the authors personal view on the problems. Theories rather than calculations have been emphasized. The latter depend very much upon the twonucleon interaction which is still not known in sufficient detail. The definition of the Brueckner reactionmatrix is discussed at some length with regard to insertions in hole and particlelines. Löwdin's Exact SelfConsistentField theory that provides an exact manybody reaction matrix is given a short presentation for comparison with Brueckner's theory as applied to finite nuclei. Considerable attention has been given to the shellmodel potential required for calculations on finite nuclei. The concept of singleparticle energies is discussed in some detail in relation to removal energies. Some numerical results are reviewed either for illustrating the theory or because they are recent.
 Publication:

Physics Reports
 Pub Date:
 May 1975
 DOI:
 10.1016/03701573(75)900253
 Bibcode:
 1975PhR....18..217K