Further measurements of parity non-conservation in inelastic electron scattering

C. Y. Prescott, W. B. Atwood, R. L.A. Cottrell, H. DeStaebler, Edward L. Garwin, A. Gonidec, R. H. Miller, L. S. Rochester, T. Sato, D. J. Sherden, C. K. Sinclair, S. Stein, R. E. Taylor, C. Young, J. E. Clendenin, V. W. Hugnes, N. Sasao, K. P. Schüler, M. G. Borghini, K. LübelsmeyerW. Jentschke

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We have extended our earlier measurements of parity violating asymmetries in the inelastic scattering of longitudinally polarized electrons from deuterium to cover the range 0.15≤y≤0.36. The observed asymmetry shows only slight y dependence over this range. Our results are consistent with the expectations of the Weinberg-Salam model for a value of sin2θw= 0.224±0.020.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)524-528
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 16 1979
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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