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Title: JLab Measurements of the He 3 Form Factors at Large Momentum Transfers

Abstract

The charge and magnetic form factors, F C and F M, respectively, of 3He are extracted in the kinematic range 25 fm –2 ≤ Q 2 ≤ 61 fm –2 from elastic electron scattering by detecting 3He recoil nuclei and scattered electrons in coincidence with the two High Resolution Spectrometers of the Hall A Facility at Jefferson Lab. The measurements find evidence for the existence of a second diffraction minimum for the magnetic form factor at Q 2 = 49.3 fm –2 and for the charge form factor at Q 2 = 62.0 fm –2. Both minima are predicted to exist in the Q 2 range accessible by this Jefferson Lab experiment. Here, the data are in qualitative agreement with theoretical calculations based on realistic interactions and accurate methods to solve the three-body nuclear problem.

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Research Org.:
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF), Newport News, VA (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Nuclear Physics (NP) (SC-26)
Contributing Org.:
The Jefferson Lab Hall A Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1402046
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1400342; OSTI ID: 1411149
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-16-2370; DOE/OR/23177-3976; arXiv:1610.07456
Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007; PRLTAO; TRN: US1702867
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-060R23177; AC02-06CH11357; FG02-96ER40950; NSF-PHY-0701679; NSF-PHY-1405814; NSF-PHY-1714809; NSF-PHY-0652713
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review Letters
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 119; Journal Issue: 16; Journal ID: ISSN 0031-9007
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Camsonne, A., Katramatou, A. T., Olson, M., Acha, A., Allada, K., Anderson, B. D., Arrington, J., Baldwin, A., Chen, J. -P., Choi, S., Chudakov, E., Cisbani, E., Craver, B., Decowski, P., Dutta, C., Folts, E., Frullani, S., Garibaldi, F., Gilman, R., Gomez, J., Hahn, B., Hansen, J. -O., Higinbotham, D. W., Holmstrom, T., Huang, J., Iodice, M., Jiang, X., Kelleher, A., Khrosinkova, E., Kievsky, A., Kuchina, E., Kumbartzki, G., Lee, B., LeRose, J. J., Lindgren, R. A., Lott, G., Lu, H., Marcucci, L. E., Margaziotis, D. J., Markowitz, P., Marrone, S., Meekins, D., Meziani, Z. -E., Michaels, R., Moffit, B., Norum, B., Petratos, G. G., Puckett, A., Qian, X., Rondon, O., Saha, A., Sawatzky, B., Segal, J., Shabestari, M., Shahinyan, A., Solvignon, P., Sparveris, N., Subedi, R. R., Suleiman, R., Sulkosky, V., Urciuoli, G. M., Viviani, M., Wang, Y., Wojtsekhowski, B. B., Yan, X., Yao, H., Zhang, W. -M., Zheng, X., and Zhu, L. JLab Measurements of the He3 Form Factors at Large Momentum Transfers. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.162501.
Camsonne, A., Katramatou, A. T., Olson, M., Acha, A., Allada, K., Anderson, B. D., Arrington, J., Baldwin, A., Chen, J. -P., Choi, S., Chudakov, E., Cisbani, E., Craver, B., Decowski, P., Dutta, C., Folts, E., Frullani, S., Garibaldi, F., Gilman, R., Gomez, J., Hahn, B., Hansen, J. -O., Higinbotham, D. W., Holmstrom, T., Huang, J., Iodice, M., Jiang, X., Kelleher, A., Khrosinkova, E., Kievsky, A., Kuchina, E., Kumbartzki, G., Lee, B., LeRose, J. J., Lindgren, R. A., Lott, G., Lu, H., Marcucci, L. E., Margaziotis, D. J., Markowitz, P., Marrone, S., Meekins, D., Meziani, Z. -E., Michaels, R., Moffit, B., Norum, B., Petratos, G. G., Puckett, A., Qian, X., Rondon, O., Saha, A., Sawatzky, B., Segal, J., Shabestari, M., Shahinyan, A., Solvignon, P., Sparveris, N., Subedi, R. R., Suleiman, R., Sulkosky, V., Urciuoli, G. M., Viviani, M., Wang, Y., Wojtsekhowski, B. B., Yan, X., Yao, H., Zhang, W. -M., Zheng, X., & Zhu, L. JLab Measurements of the He3 Form Factors at Large Momentum Transfers. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.162501.
Camsonne, A., Katramatou, A. T., Olson, M., Acha, A., Allada, K., Anderson, B. D., Arrington, J., Baldwin, A., Chen, J. -P., Choi, S., Chudakov, E., Cisbani, E., Craver, B., Decowski, P., Dutta, C., Folts, E., Frullani, S., Garibaldi, F., Gilman, R., Gomez, J., Hahn, B., Hansen, J. -O., Higinbotham, D. W., Holmstrom, T., Huang, J., Iodice, M., Jiang, X., Kelleher, A., Khrosinkova, E., Kievsky, A., Kuchina, E., Kumbartzki, G., Lee, B., LeRose, J. J., Lindgren, R. A., Lott, G., Lu, H., Marcucci, L. E., Margaziotis, D. J., Markowitz, P., Marrone, S., Meekins, D., Meziani, Z. -E., Michaels, R., Moffit, B., Norum, B., Petratos, G. G., Puckett, A., Qian, X., Rondon, O., Saha, A., Sawatzky, B., Segal, J., Shabestari, M., Shahinyan, A., Solvignon, P., Sparveris, N., Subedi, R. R., Suleiman, R., Sulkosky, V., Urciuoli, G. M., Viviani, M., Wang, Y., Wojtsekhowski, B. B., Yan, X., Yao, H., Zhang, W. -M., Zheng, X., and Zhu, L. Thu . "JLab Measurements of the He3 Form Factors at Large Momentum Transfers". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.162501. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1402046.
@article{osti_1402046,
title = {JLab Measurements of the He3 Form Factors at Large Momentum Transfers},
author = {Camsonne, A. and Katramatou, A. T. and Olson, M. and Acha, A. and Allada, K. and Anderson, B. D. and Arrington, J. and Baldwin, A. and Chen, J. -P. and Choi, S. and Chudakov, E. and Cisbani, E. and Craver, B. and Decowski, P. and Dutta, C. and Folts, E. and Frullani, S. and Garibaldi, F. and Gilman, R. and Gomez, J. and Hahn, B. and Hansen, J. -O. and Higinbotham, D. W. and Holmstrom, T. and Huang, J. and Iodice, M. and Jiang, X. and Kelleher, A. and Khrosinkova, E. and Kievsky, A. and Kuchina, E. and Kumbartzki, G. and Lee, B. and LeRose, J. J. and Lindgren, R. A. and Lott, G. and Lu, H. and Marcucci, L. E. and Margaziotis, D. J. and Markowitz, P. and Marrone, S. and Meekins, D. and Meziani, Z. -E. and Michaels, R. and Moffit, B. and Norum, B. and Petratos, G. G. and Puckett, A. and Qian, X. and Rondon, O. and Saha, A. and Sawatzky, B. and Segal, J. and Shabestari, M. and Shahinyan, A. and Solvignon, P. and Sparveris, N. and Subedi, R. R. and Suleiman, R. and Sulkosky, V. and Urciuoli, G. M. and Viviani, M. and Wang, Y. and Wojtsekhowski, B. B. and Yan, X. and Yao, H. and Zhang, W. -M. and Zheng, X. and Zhu, L.},
abstractNote = {The charge and magnetic form factors, FC and FM, respectively, of 3He are extracted in the kinematic range 25 fm–2 ≤ Q2 ≤ 61 fm–2 from elastic electron scattering by detecting 3He recoil nuclei and scattered electrons in coincidence with the two High Resolution Spectrometers of the Hall A Facility at Jefferson Lab. The measurements find evidence for the existence of a second diffraction minimum for the magnetic form factor at Q2 = 49.3 fm–2 and for the charge form factor at Q2 = 62.0 fm–2. Both minima are predicted to exist in the Q2 range accessible by this Jefferson Lab experiment. Here, the data are in qualitative agreement with theoretical calculations based on realistic interactions and accurate methods to solve the three-body nuclear problem.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.119.162501},
journal = {Physical Review Letters},
number = 16,
volume = 119,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {10}
}

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