Statistical uncertainties of a chiral interaction at next-to-next-to leading order
Journal article, 2015

We have quantified the statistical uncertainties of the low-energy coupling-constants (LECs) of an optimized nucleon-nucleon interaction from chiral effective field theory at next-to-next-to-leading order. In addition, we have propagated the impact of the uncertainties of the LECs to two-nucleon scattering phase shifts, effective range parameters, and deuteron observables.

numerical optimization

uncertainty quantification

error propagation

nucleon-nucleon interactions


A. Ekstrom

University of Oslo

University of Tennessee

Boris Karlsson

Chalmers, Fundamental Physics

K. A. Wendt

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

University of Tennessee

Christian Forssen

Chalmers, Fundamental Physics

M. H. Jensen

Michigan State University

University of Oslo

R. Machleidt

University of Idaho

S. M. Wild

Argonne National Laboratory

Journal of Physics G: Nuclear and Particle Physics

0954-3899 (ISSN) 13616471 (eISSN)

Vol. 42 3 034003

Ab initio approach to nuclear structure and reactions (++) (ANSR)

European Commission (EC) (EC/FP7/240603), 2009-12-01 -- 2014-11-30.

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