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Neutrons and hadronic parity violation
Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics (2009)
BR Holstein
The history and phenomenology of hadronic parity violation are reviewed, and the important role of the neutron in unlocking the ...
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Hadronic parity violation and effective field theory
European Physical Journal A (2009)
BR Holstein
The history and phenomenology of hadronic parity violation is reviewed and a new modelindependent approach based on effective field theory ...
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Fundamental Neutron Physics: Introduction and Overview PREFACE
JOURNAL OF PHYSICS G-NUCLEAR AND PARTICLE PHYSICS (2009)
BR Holstein
In the 77 years since its discovery by Chadwick in 1932, the neutron has come to play an increasingly important ...
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Ettore Majorana - art. no. 012019
Carolina International Symposium on Neutrino Physics (2009)
BR Holstein
We review the short but interesting life of Ettore Majorana.
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Long range electromagnetic effects involving neutral systems and effective field ...
Physical Review D (2008)
BR Holstein
We analyze the electromagnetic scattering of massive particles with and without spin wherein one particle (or both) is electrically neutral. ...
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Chiral perturbation theory: An effective field theory
Progress in Particle and Nuclear Physics (2008)
BR Holstein
The concept of an effective field theory (EFT), i.e. a theory which is valid only in a limited range of ...
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Chiral corrections to the vector and axial couplings of quarks ...
PHYSICAL REVIEW D (2008)
A Faessler, T Gutsche, BR Holstein and VE Lyubovitskij
We calculate chiral corrections to the semileptonic vector and axial quark coupling constants using a manifestly Lorentz covariant chiral quark ...
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Semileptonic decays of the light J(P)=1/2(+) ground ...
PHYSICAL REVIEW D (2008)
A Faessler, T Gutsche, BR Holstein, MA Ivanov, et al.
We calculate the semileptonic baryon octet-octet transition form factors using a manifestly Lorentz covariant quark model approach based on the ...
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Spin effects in the effective quantum field theory of general ...
Journal of Physics A: Mathematical And Theoretical (2007)
A Ross and BR Holstein
The calculation of gravitational scattering of particles with various spin configurations in the framework of effective quantum field theory of ...
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Parametrization dependence of the energy-momentum tensor and the metric
Physical Review D (2007)
NEJ Bjerrum-Bohr, JF Donoghue and BR Holstein
We use results by Kirilin to comment that in general relativity the nonleading terms in the energy-momentum tensor of a ...
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Anions and anomalies
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MODERN PHYSICS A (2007)
M Bawin, SA Coon and BR Holstein
We analyze the recent claim that experimental measurements of binding energies of dipole-bound anions can be understood in terms of ...
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Overview of hadronic parity violation
EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL A (2007)
BR Holstein
The subject of hadronic parity violation is nearly fifty years old, but a good deal of uncertainty remains, despite many ...
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Second Born approximation and Coulomb scattering
American Journal of Physics (2007)
BR Holstein
We examine the problem of calculating higher order contributions to the Coulomb scattering amplitude. To make contact with the well ...
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Factorization in graviton scattering and the "natural" value of the ...
PHYSICAL REVIEW D (2006)
BR Holstein
The factorization property of graviton scattering amplitudes is reviewed and shown to be valid only if the natural value of ...
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Graviton physics
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS (2006)
BR Holstein
The interactions of gravitons with matter are calculated in parallel with the familiar photon case. It is shown that graviton ...
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How large is the "natural" magnetic moment?
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS (2006)
BR Holstein
The “natural” magnetic moment of a particle of spin S is generally assumed to be that given by the Belinfante ...
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Light baryon magnetic moments and N ->Delta gamma transition in ...
PHYSICAL REVIEW D (2006)
A Faessler, T Gutsche, BR Holstein, VE Lyubovitskij, et al.
We calculate magnetic moments of light baryons and N→Δγ transition characteristics using a manifestly Lorentz covariant chiral quark approach for ...
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Metric modifications for a massive spin 1 particle
Physical Review D (2006)
BR Holstein
Previous evaluations of long range one-photon and one-graviton-loop corrections to the energy-momentum tensor and the metric tensor describing spacetime in ...
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An EFT for the weak Lambda N interaction
NUCLEAR PHYSICS A (2005)
A Parreno, C Bennhold and BR Holstein
The nonleptonic weak |ΔS|=1 ΛN interaction, responsible for the dominant, nonmesonic decay of all but the lightest hypernuclei, is studied ...
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Nuclear parity violation in effective field theory
NUCLEAR PHYSICS A (2005)
SL Zhu, CM Maekawa, BR Holstein, MJ Rarnsey-Musolf, et al.
We reformulate the analysis of nuclear parity violation (PV) within the framework of effective field theory (EFT). To O(Q), the ...
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Sum rules for magnetic moments and polarizabilities in QED and ...
PHYSICAL REVIEW D (2005)
BR Holstein, V Pascalutsa and M Vanderhaeghen
We elaborate on a recently proposed extension of the Gerasimov-Drell-Hearn (GDH) sum rule which is achieved by taking derivatives with ...
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A derivative of the Gerasimov-Drell-Hearn sum rule
PHYSICS LETTERS B (2004)
V Pascalutsa, BR Holstein and M Vanderhaeghen
We derive a sum rule which establishes a linear relation between a particle's anomalous magnetic moment and a quantity connected ...
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AN -> NN weak interaction in effective-field theory
PHYSICAL REVIEW C (2004)
A Parreno, C Bennhold and BR Holstein
The nonleptonic weak ∣ΔS∣=1 ΛN interaction, responsible for the dominant nonmesonic decay of all but the lightest hypernuclei, is studied ...
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Classical physics and quantum loops
PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS (2004)
BR Holstein and JF Donoghue
The standard picture of the loop expansion associates a factor of ¯h with each loop, suggesting that the tree diagrams ...
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Effective interactions and the hydrogen atom
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICS (2004)
BR Holstein
The technique of effective interactions, which has become commonplace in contemporary particle/nuclear physics, is used to analyze the structure of ...
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