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Title: Search for three-nucleon short-range correlations in light nuclei

Abstract

Here, we present new data probing short-range correlations (SRCs) in nuclei through the measurement of electron scattering off high-momentum nucleons in nuclei. The inclusive 4He/ 3He cross section ratio is observed to be both x and Q 2 independent for 1.5 < x < 2, confirming the dominance of two- nucleon (2N) short-range correlations (SRCs). For x > 2, our data do not support a previous claim of three-nucleon (3N) correlation dominance. While contributions beyond those from stationary 2N- SRCs are observed, our data show that isolating 3N-SRCs is more complicated than for 2N-SRCs.

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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:
1457132
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1454661; OSTI ID: 1466357
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-18-2639; DOE/OR/23177-4339; arXiv:1712.07009
Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9985; PRVCAN; TRN: US1901300
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-06OR23177; AC02-06CH11357; FG02-96ER40950; ST/J000175/1; ST/G008604/1
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review C
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 97; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9985
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
73 NUCLEAR PHYSICS AND RADIATION PHYSICS

Citation Formats

Ye, Z., Solvignon, P., Nguyen, D., Aguilera, P., Ahmed, Z., Albataineh, H., Allada, K., Anderson, B., Anez, D., Aniol, K., Annand, J., Arrington, J., Averett, T., Baghdasaryan, H., Bai, X., Beck, A., Beck, S., Bellini, V., Benmokhtar, F., Camsonne, A., Chen, C., Chen, J. -P., Chirapatpimol, K., Cisbani, E., Dalton, M. M., Daniel, A., Day, D., Deconinck, W., Defurne, M., Flay, D., Fomin, N., Friend, M., Frullani, S., Fuchey, E., Garibaldi, F., Gaskell, D., Gilad, S., Gilman, R., Glamazdin, S., Gu, C., Guèye, P., Hanretty, C., Hansen, J. -O., Shabestari, M. Hashemi, Higinbotham, D. W., Huang, M., Iqbal, S., Jin, G., Kalantarians, N., Kang, H., Kelleher, A., Korover, I., LeRose, J., Leckey, J., Lindgren, R., Long, E., Mammei, J., Margaziotis, D. J., Markowitz, P., Meekins, D., Meziani, Z., Michaels, R., Mihovilovic, M., Muangma, N., Camacho, C. Munoz, Norum, B., Nuruzzaman,, Pan, K., Phillips, S., Piasetzky, E., Pomerantz, I., Posik, M., Punjabi, V., Qian, X., Qiang, Y., Qiu, X., Reimer, P. E., Rakhman, A., Riordan, S., Ron, G., Rondon-Aramayo, O., Saha, A., Selvy, L., Shahinyan, A., Shneor, R., Sirca, S., Slifer, K., Sparveris, N., Subedi, R., Sulkosky, V., Wang, D., Watson, J. W., Weinstein, L. B., Wojtsekhowski, B., Wood, S. A., Yaron, I., Zhan, X., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y. W., Zhao, B., Zheng, X., Zhu, P., and Zielinski, R. Search for three-nucleon short-range correlations in light nuclei. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.97.065204.
Ye, Z., Solvignon, P., Nguyen, D., Aguilera, P., Ahmed, Z., Albataineh, H., Allada, K., Anderson, B., Anez, D., Aniol, K., Annand, J., Arrington, J., Averett, T., Baghdasaryan, H., Bai, X., Beck, A., Beck, S., Bellini, V., Benmokhtar, F., Camsonne, A., Chen, C., Chen, J. -P., Chirapatpimol, K., Cisbani, E., Dalton, M. M., Daniel, A., Day, D., Deconinck, W., Defurne, M., Flay, D., Fomin, N., Friend, M., Frullani, S., Fuchey, E., Garibaldi, F., Gaskell, D., Gilad, S., Gilman, R., Glamazdin, S., Gu, C., Guèye, P., Hanretty, C., Hansen, J. -O., Shabestari, M. Hashemi, Higinbotham, D. W., Huang, M., Iqbal, S., Jin, G., Kalantarians, N., Kang, H., Kelleher, A., Korover, I., LeRose, J., Leckey, J., Lindgren, R., Long, E., Mammei, J., Margaziotis, D. J., Markowitz, P., Meekins, D., Meziani, Z., Michaels, R., Mihovilovic, M., Muangma, N., Camacho, C. Munoz, Norum, B., Nuruzzaman,, Pan, K., Phillips, S., Piasetzky, E., Pomerantz, I., Posik, M., Punjabi, V., Qian, X., Qiang, Y., Qiu, X., Reimer, P. E., Rakhman, A., Riordan, S., Ron, G., Rondon-Aramayo, O., Saha, A., Selvy, L., Shahinyan, A., Shneor, R., Sirca, S., Slifer, K., Sparveris, N., Subedi, R., Sulkosky, V., Wang, D., Watson, J. W., Weinstein, L. B., Wojtsekhowski, B., Wood, S. A., Yaron, I., Zhan, X., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y. W., Zhao, B., Zheng, X., Zhu, P., & Zielinski, R. Search for three-nucleon short-range correlations in light nuclei. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.97.065204.
Ye, Z., Solvignon, P., Nguyen, D., Aguilera, P., Ahmed, Z., Albataineh, H., Allada, K., Anderson, B., Anez, D., Aniol, K., Annand, J., Arrington, J., Averett, T., Baghdasaryan, H., Bai, X., Beck, A., Beck, S., Bellini, V., Benmokhtar, F., Camsonne, A., Chen, C., Chen, J. -P., Chirapatpimol, K., Cisbani, E., Dalton, M. M., Daniel, A., Day, D., Deconinck, W., Defurne, M., Flay, D., Fomin, N., Friend, M., Frullani, S., Fuchey, E., Garibaldi, F., Gaskell, D., Gilad, S., Gilman, R., Glamazdin, S., Gu, C., Guèye, P., Hanretty, C., Hansen, J. -O., Shabestari, M. Hashemi, Higinbotham, D. W., Huang, M., Iqbal, S., Jin, G., Kalantarians, N., Kang, H., Kelleher, A., Korover, I., LeRose, J., Leckey, J., Lindgren, R., Long, E., Mammei, J., Margaziotis, D. J., Markowitz, P., Meekins, D., Meziani, Z., Michaels, R., Mihovilovic, M., Muangma, N., Camacho, C. Munoz, Norum, B., Nuruzzaman,, Pan, K., Phillips, S., Piasetzky, E., Pomerantz, I., Posik, M., Punjabi, V., Qian, X., Qiang, Y., Qiu, X., Reimer, P. E., Rakhman, A., Riordan, S., Ron, G., Rondon-Aramayo, O., Saha, A., Selvy, L., Shahinyan, A., Shneor, R., Sirca, S., Slifer, K., Sparveris, N., Subedi, R., Sulkosky, V., Wang, D., Watson, J. W., Weinstein, L. B., Wojtsekhowski, B., Wood, S. A., Yaron, I., Zhan, X., Zhang, J., Zhang, Y. W., Zhao, B., Zheng, X., Zhu, P., and Zielinski, R. Mon . "Search for three-nucleon short-range correlations in light nuclei". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.97.065204. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1457132.
@article{osti_1457132,
title = {Search for three-nucleon short-range correlations in light nuclei},
author = {Ye, Z. and Solvignon, P. and Nguyen, D. and Aguilera, P. and Ahmed, Z. and Albataineh, H. and Allada, K. and Anderson, B. and Anez, D. and Aniol, K. and Annand, J. and Arrington, J. and Averett, T. and Baghdasaryan, H. and Bai, X. and Beck, A. and Beck, S. and Bellini, V. and Benmokhtar, F. and Camsonne, A. and Chen, C. and Chen, J. -P. and Chirapatpimol, K. and Cisbani, E. and Dalton, M. M. and Daniel, A. and Day, D. and Deconinck, W. and Defurne, M. and Flay, D. and Fomin, N. and Friend, M. and Frullani, S. and Fuchey, E. and Garibaldi, F. and Gaskell, D. and Gilad, S. and Gilman, R. and Glamazdin, S. and Gu, C. and Guèye, P. and Hanretty, C. and Hansen, J. -O. and Shabestari, M. Hashemi and Higinbotham, D. W. and Huang, M. and Iqbal, S. and Jin, G. and Kalantarians, N. and Kang, H. and Kelleher, A. and Korover, I. and LeRose, J. and Leckey, J. and Lindgren, R. and Long, E. and Mammei, J. and Margaziotis, D. J. and Markowitz, P. and Meekins, D. and Meziani, Z. and Michaels, R. and Mihovilovic, M. and Muangma, N. and Camacho, C. Munoz and Norum, B. and Nuruzzaman, and Pan, K. and Phillips, S. and Piasetzky, E. and Pomerantz, I. and Posik, M. and Punjabi, V. and Qian, X. and Qiang, Y. and Qiu, X. and Reimer, P. E. and Rakhman, A. and Riordan, S. and Ron, G. and Rondon-Aramayo, O. and Saha, A. and Selvy, L. and Shahinyan, A. and Shneor, R. and Sirca, S. and Slifer, K. and Sparveris, N. and Subedi, R. and Sulkosky, V. and Wang, D. and Watson, J. W. and Weinstein, L. B. and Wojtsekhowski, B. and Wood, S. A. and Yaron, I. and Zhan, X. and Zhang, J. and Zhang, Y. W. and Zhao, B. and Zheng, X. and Zhu, P. and Zielinski, R.},
abstractNote = {Here, we present new data probing short-range correlations (SRCs) in nuclei through the measurement of electron scattering off high-momentum nucleons in nuclei. The inclusive 4He/3He cross section ratio is observed to be both x and Q2 independent for 1.5 < x < 2, confirming the dominance of two- nucleon (2N) short-range correlations (SRCs). For x > 2, our data do not support a previous claim of three-nucleon (3N) correlation dominance. While contributions beyond those from stationary 2N- SRCs are observed, our data show that isolating 3N-SRCs is more complicated than for 2N-SRCs.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevC.97.065204},
journal = {Physical Review C},
number = 6,
volume = 97,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {6}
}

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FIG. 1 FIG. 1: The 4He/3He cross section ratio for $Q$2 > 1.4 GeV2, along with results from CLAS and Hall C (E02-019). The error bars include statistical and systematic uncertainties; the 5.1% scale uncertainty is not shown.

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