Equivalence of the long-wavelength approximation and the truncated Taylor expansion in relativistic Coulomb excitation

B. F. Bayman, F. Zardi

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Abstract

The long-wavelength approximation and the truncated Taylor expansion are frequently used in the theory of relativistic Coulomb excitation to obtain multipole expansions of the interaction. It is shown in this Brief Report that these two approximations are exactly equivalent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number017901
Pages (from-to)179011-179013
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Volume67
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

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