The Theory of the Impulse Approximation

Saul T. Epstein
Phys. Rev. 86, 836 – Published 15 June 1952
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An integral equation is derived for the scattering of a neutron by a bound proton. This equation has the impulse approximation as the first approximation to its solution. The connection between the impulse approximation and the Fermi approximation is discussed and clarified.

  • Received 4 February 1952


©1952 American Physical Society

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Saul T. Epstein

  • New York, New York

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Vol. 86, Iss. 6 — June 1952

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