The charge form factor of the neutron from the reaction \pol(2h)(\pol(e), e’n)p

I. Passchier, Ricardo Alarcon, Th S. Bauer, D. Boersma, J. F J Van Den Brand, L. D. Van Buuren, H. J. Bulten, M. Ferro-Luzzi, P. Heimberg, D. W. Higinbotham, C. W. De Jager, S. Klous, H. Kolster, J. Lang, B. L. Militsyn, D. Nikolenko, G. J L Nooren, B. E. Norum, H. R. Poolman, I. RachekM. C. Simani, E. Six, D. Szczerba, H. De Vries, K. Wang, Z. L. Zhou

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Abstract

We report on the first measurement of spin-correlation parameters in quasifree electron scattering from vector-polarized deuterium. Polarized electrons were injected into an electron storage ring at a beam energy of 720˜MeV. A Siberian snake was employed to preserve longitudinal polarization at the interaction point. Vector-polarized deuterium was produced by an atomic beam source and injected into an open-ended cylindrical cell, internal to the electron storage ring. The spin correlation parameter A^V_(ed) was measured for the reaction \pol(2H)(\pol(e), e’n)p at a four-momentum transfer squared of 0.21 (GeV/c)^2 from which a value for the charge form factor of the neutron was extracted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4988-4991
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume82
Issue number25
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1999

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    Passchier, I., Alarcon, R., Bauer, T. S., Boersma, D., Van Den Brand, J. F. J., Van Buuren, L. D., Bulten, H. J., Ferro-Luzzi, M., Heimberg, P., Higinbotham, D. W., De Jager, C. W., Klous, S., Kolster, H., Lang, J., Militsyn, B. L., Nikolenko, D., Nooren, G. J. L., Norum, B. E., Poolman, H. R., ... Zhou, Z. L. (1999). The charge form factor of the neutron from the reaction \pol(2h)(\pol(e), e’n)p. Physical Review Letters, 82(25), 4988-4991. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.4988