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Title: New Studies of Short-Range Correlations and Their Effects on Nuclei

Abstract

Over the last decade, data gathered on short range correlations (SRC) and the EMC effect have stimulated tremendous progress in our understanding of the nuclear force. In particular, the tensor force was found to be the major factor in the formation of N-N short range correlations. More recently a connection between the N-N SRC probabilities and EMC effect amplitudes was first observed. However, the real origin and characteristics of this connection have not been convincingly determined experimentally or theoretically. The project consists of several approved experiments scheduled to run at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, VA. These inclusive scattering measurements will provide a detailed map of the nature of short range correlations and its role in the in-medium modification of the nucleons. The isospin dependence in 2N- and 3N-SRCs will be accessed through the use of two light mirror nuclei 3He and 3H. An extensive A-dependence study of 2N and 3N-SRCs will be performed as well as a measurement of the quark distribution in short range correlations, i.e. the EMC eect in SRCs. A measurement of the deuteron tensor structure function in the deep inelastic scattering regime will verify the possible contribution of hidden color components in the deuteron wavemore » function. This project aims to help answer the fundamental question on the nature of the short range interactions and their implications at the nucleonic and partonic levels.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
University of New Hampshire
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
OSTI Identifier:
1483802
Report Number(s):
DOE-UNH-DE-SC0014168
DOE Contract Number:  
SC0014168
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS; Short Range Correlations, Tensor Polarization, EMC Effect

Citation Formats

Slifer, Karl. New Studies of Short-Range Correlations and Their Effects on Nuclei. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1483802.
Slifer, Karl. New Studies of Short-Range Correlations and Their Effects on Nuclei. United States. doi:10.2172/1483802.
Slifer, Karl. Thu . "New Studies of Short-Range Correlations and Their Effects on Nuclei". United States. doi:10.2172/1483802. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1483802.
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title = {New Studies of Short-Range Correlations and Their Effects on Nuclei},
author = {Slifer, Karl},
abstractNote = {Over the last decade, data gathered on short range correlations (SRC) and the EMC effect have stimulated tremendous progress in our understanding of the nuclear force. In particular, the tensor force was found to be the major factor in the formation of N-N short range correlations. More recently a connection between the N-N SRC probabilities and EMC effect amplitudes was first observed. However, the real origin and characteristics of this connection have not been convincingly determined experimentally or theoretically. The project consists of several approved experiments scheduled to run at Jefferson Lab in Newport News, VA. These inclusive scattering measurements will provide a detailed map of the nature of short range correlations and its role in the in-medium modification of the nucleons. The isospin dependence in 2N- and 3N-SRCs will be accessed through the use of two light mirror nuclei 3He and 3H. An extensive A-dependence study of 2N and 3N-SRCs will be performed as well as a measurement of the quark distribution in short range correlations, i.e. the EMC eect in SRCs. A measurement of the deuteron tensor structure function in the deep inelastic scattering regime will verify the possible contribution of hidden color components in the deuteron wave function. This project aims to help answer the fundamental question on the nature of the short range interactions and their implications at the nucleonic and partonic levels.},
doi = {10.2172/1483802},
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year = {2018},
month = {11}
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