Strange Light Nuclei
Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai Miyagi JAPAN 980-8578
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Published online: 3 April 2014
“Strange” means 1) unusual or surprising, especially in a way that is difficult to explain or understand or 2) having strangeness degree of freedom. Light nuclear systems with strangeness, light hypernuclei, are perfect playground to study baryon force which would be a bridge between well established nuclear force in low energy region and QCD, the first principle of the strong interaction. Overview of study of light hypernuclei is given and recent experimental findings are reviewed.
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