The effect of the nuclear medium on s-wave pion absorption

D. O. Riska, Haiduke Sarafian

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It is shown that the effects of the nuclear medium on the pion propagator and the renormalization of the πNN interaction, described in terms of excitation of virtual isolar-hole pairs can enhance the predicted absorption rates for pions at threshold to values close to the empirical ones.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)185-188
Number of pages4
Journal"Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics"
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1980


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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