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  1. Can anyone outline the theory of plane wave Born approximation for direct nuclear reactions in detail?

  2. Also What are the modification introduced in the distorted wave Born approximation?

I was unable to find the right material/books/web resources on this.

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The DWIA approximation adds optical models to the incoming and outgoing waves. In my dissertation I cited Frullani and Mourgey (Adv. Nucl. Phys.14:1--285, 1984) and de Forest (Annals of Phys. 45:365--403, 1995). –  dmckee Mar 31 '14 at 15:21

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