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, J. E. Clendenin, V. W. Hughes, N. Sasao, K. P. Schüler, M. G. Borghini, K. Lübelsmeyer, W. Jentschke

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We have measured parity violating asymmetries in the inelastic scattering of longitudinally polarized electrons from deuterium and hydrogen. For deuterium near Q2 = 1.6 (GeV/c)2 the asymmetry is (-9.5 × 10-5)Q2 with statistical and systematic uncertainties each about 10%.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)347-352
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Aug 14 1978
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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