Measurement of analyzing power for proton-carbon elastic scattering in the Coulomb-nuclear interference region with a 22-GeV/c polarized proton beam

J. Tojo, I. Alekseev, M. Bai, B. Bassalleck, G. Bunce, G. Bunce, A. Deshpande, J. Doskow, S. Eilerts, D. E. Fields, D. E. Fields, Y. Goto, Y. Goto, H. Huang, V. Hughes, K. Imai, M. Ishihara, M. Ishihara, V. Kanavets, K. KuritaK. Kwiatkowski, B. Lewis, W. Lozowski, Y. Makdisi, H. O. Meyer, B. V. Morozov, M. Nakamura, B. Przewoski, T. Rinckel, T. Roser, A. Rusek, N. Saito, N. Saito, B. Smith, D. Svirida, M. Syphers, A. Taketani, A. Taketani, T. L. Thomas, D. Underwood, D. Wolfe, K. Yamamoto, L. Zhu

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Abstract

The analyzing power (AN) for pC elastic scattering in the Coulomb-nuclear interference (CNI) region of 9.0×10-3<-t<4.1×10-2 (GeV/c)2 at 21.7 GeV/c with high statistical precision was measured. A nonzero value for r5 was obtained from AN to be Rer5=0.088±0.058 and Imr5=-0.161±0.226.

Original languageEnglish
Article number052302
Pages (from-to)052302/1-052302/4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume89
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 29 2002
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Tojo, J., Alekseev, I., Bai, M., Bassalleck, B., Bunce, G., Bunce, G., Deshpande, A., Doskow, J., Eilerts, S., Fields, D. E., Fields, D. E., Goto, Y., Goto, Y., Huang, H., Hughes, V., Imai, K., Ishihara, M., Ishihara, M., Kanavets, V., ... Zhu, L. (2002). Measurement of analyzing power for proton-carbon elastic scattering in the Coulomb-nuclear interference region with a 22-GeV/c polarized proton beam. Physical Review Letters, 89(5), 052302/1-052302/4. [052302]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.89.052302