nuclear force

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nuclear force

n.
1. The strong nuclear force.
2. The strong nuclear force and the weak nuclear force, considered collectively.
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Among the topics are the nuclear reaction matrix, a theory of energy-independent nuclear optical-model potentials, low-momentum nucleon-nucleon potential and shell model effective interactions, a family of hermitian low-momentum nuclear interactions with phase shift equivalence, shell model calculations and realistic effective interaction, and nuclear matter with Brown-Rho-scaled Fermi liquid interactions.