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Publications Authored By K. McCormick

The NA62 experiment at CERN aims to make a precision measurement of the ultra-rare decay $K^{+} \rightarrow \pi^{+}\nu\overline{\nu}$, and relies on a differential Cherenkov detector (KTAG) to identify charged kaons at an average rate of 50 MHz in a 750 MHz unseparated hadron beam. The experimental sensitivity of NA62 to K-decay branching ratios (BR) of $10^{-11}$ requires a time resolution for the KTAG of better than 100 ps, an efficiency better than 95% and a contamination of the kaon sample that is smaller than $10^{-4}$. A prototype version of the detector was tested in 2012, during the first NA62 technical run, in which the required resolution of 100 ps was achieved and the necessary functionality of the light collection system and electronics was demonstrated. Read More

Colossal two-phase Liquid Argon Time Projection Chambers (LAr TPCs) are a proposed option for future long-baseline neutrino experiments. This study illustrates the feasibility of using an EMCCD camera to capture light induced by single cosmic events in a two-phase LAr TPC employing a THGEM. An Andor iXon Ultra 897 EMCCD camera was externally mounted via a borosilicate glass viewport on the Liverpool two-phase LAr TPC. Read More

We present final results on the photon electroproduction ($\vec{e}p\rightarrow ep\gamma$) cross section in the deeply virtual Compton scattering (DVCS) regime and the valence quark region from Jefferson Lab experiment E00-110. Results from an analysis of a subset of these data were published before, but the analysis has been improved which is described here at length, together with details on the experimental setup. Furthermore, additional data have been analyzed resulting in photon electroproduction cross sections at new kinematic settings, for a total of 588 experimental bins. Read More

2015Jan
Authors: J. Grange, V. Guarino, P. Winter, K. Wood, H. Zhao, R. M. Carey, D. Gastler, E. Hazen, N. Kinnaird, J. P. Miller, J. Mott, B. L. Roberts, J. Benante, J. Crnkovic, W. M. Morse, H. Sayed, V. Tishchenko, V. P. Druzhinin, B. I. Khazin, I. A. Koop, I. Logashenko, Y. M. Shatunov, E. Solodov, M. Korostelev, D. Newton, A. Wolski, R. Bjorkquist, N. Eggert, A. Frankenthal, L. Gibbons, S. Kim, A. Mikhailichenko, Y. Orlov, D. Rubin, D. Sweigart, D. Allspach, G. Annala, E. Barzi, K. Bourland, G. Brown, B. C. K. Casey, S. Chappa, M. E. Convery, B. Drendel, H. Friedsam, T. Gadfort, K. Hardin, S. Hawke, S. Hayes, W. Jaskierny, C. Johnstone, J. Johnstone, V. Kashikhin, C. Kendziora, B. Kiburg, A. Klebaner, I. Kourbanis, J. Kyle, N. Larson, A. Leveling, A. L. Lyon, D. Markley, D. McArthur, K. W. Merritt, N. Mokhov, J. P. Morgan, H. Nguyen, J-F. Ostiguy, A. Para, C. C. Polly M. Popovic, E. Ramberg, M. Rominsky, D. Schoo, R. Schultz, D. Still, A. K. Soha, S. Strigonov, G. Tassotto, D. Turrioni, E. Villegas, E. Voirin, G. Velev, D. Wolff, C. Worel, J-Y. Wu, R. Zifko, K. Jungmann, C. J. G. Onderwater, P. T. Debevec, S. Ganguly, M. Kasten, S. Leo, K. Pitts, C. Schlesier, M. Gaisser, S. Haciomeroglu, Y-I. Kim, S. Lee, M-J Lee, Y. K. Semertzidis, K. Giovanetti, V. A. Baranov, V. N. Duginov, N. V. Khomutov, V. A. Krylov, N. A. Kuchinskiy, V. P. Volnykh, C. Crawford, R. Fatemi, W. P. Gohn, T. P. Gorringe, W. Korsch, B. Plaster, A. Anastasi, D. Babusci, S. Dabagov, C. Ferrari, A. Fioretti, C. Gabbanini, D. Hampai, A. Palladino, G. Venanzoni, T. Bowcock, J. Carroll, B. King, S. Maxfield, K. McCormick, A. Smith, T. Teubner, M. Whitley, M. Wormald, R. Chislett, S. Kilani, M. Lancaster, E. Motuk, T. Stuttard, M. Warren, D. Flay, D. Kawall, Z. Meadows, T. Chupp, R. Raymond, A. Tewlsey-Booth, M. J. Syphers, D. Tarazona, C. Ankenbrandt, M. A. Cummings, R. P. Johnson, C. Yoshikawa, S. Catalonotti, R. Di Stefano, M. Iacovacci, S. Mastroianni, S. Chattopadhyay, M. Eads, M. Fortner, D. Hedin, N. Pohlman, A. de Gouvea, H. Schellman, L. Welty-Rieger, T. Itahashi, Y. Kuno, K. Yai, F. Azfar, S. Henry, G. D. Alkhazov, V. L. Golovtsov, P. V. Neustroev, L. N. Uvarov, A. A. Vasilyev, A. A. Vorobyov, M. B. Zhalov, L. Cerrito, F. Gray, G. Di Sciascio, D. Moricciani, C. Fu, X. Ji, L. Li, H. Yang, D. Stöckinger, G. Cantatore, D. Cauz, M. Karuza, G. Pauletta, L. Santi, S. Baeßler, M. Bychkov, E. Frlez, D. Pocanic, L. P. Alonzi, M. Fertl, A. Fienberg, N. Froemming, A. Garcia, D. W. Hertzog J. Kaspar, P. Kammel, R. Osofsky, M. Smith, E. Swanson, T. van Wechel, K. Lynch

The Muon (g-2) Experiment, E989 at Fermilab, will measure the muon anomalous magnetic moment a factor-of-four more precisely than was done in E821 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory AGS. The E821 result appears to be greater than the Standard-Model prediction by more than three standard deviations. When combined with expected improvement in the Standard-Model hadronic contributions, E989 should be able to determine definitively whether or not the E821 result is evidence for physics beyond the Standard Model. Read More

2014May
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In the absence of accurate data on the free two-body hyperon-nucleon interaction, the spectra of hypernuclei can provide information on the details of the effective hyperon-nucleon interaction. Electroproduction of the hypernucleus Lambda-9Li has been studied for the first time with sub-MeV energy resolution in Hall A at Jefferson Lab on a 9Be target. In order to increase the counting rate and to provide unambiguous kaon identification, two superconducting septum magnets and a Ring Imaging CHerenkov detector (RICH) were added to the Hall A standard equipment. Read More

This paper presents a preliminary study into the use of CCDs to image secondary scintillation light generated by THick Gas Electron Multipliers (THGEMs) in a two phase LAr TPC. A Sony ICX285AL CCD chip was mounted above a double THGEM in the gas phase of a 40 litre two-phase LAr TPC with the majority of the camera electronics positioned externally via a feedthrough. An Am-241 source was mounted on a rotatable motion feedthrough allowing the positioning of the alpha source either inside or outside of the field cage. Read More

2012Aug
Authors: The HAPPEX, PREX Collaborations, :, S. Abrahamyan, A. Acha, A. Afanasev, Z. Ahmed, H. Albataineh, K. Aniol, D. S. Armstrong, W. Armstrong, J. Arrington, T. Averett, B. Babineau, S. L. Bailey, J. Barber, A. Barbieri, A. Beck, V. Bellini, R. Beminiwattha, H. Benaoum, J. Benesch, F. Benmokhtar, P. Bertin, T. Bielarski, W. Boeglin, P. Bosted, F. Butaru, E. Burtin, J. Cahoon, A. Camsonne, M. Canan, P. Carter, C. C. Chang, G. D. Cates, Y. C. Chao, C. Chen, J. P. Chen, Seonho Choi, E. Chudakov, E. Cisbani, B. Craver, F. Cusanno, M. M. Dalton, R. De Leo, K. de Jager, W. Deconinck, P. Decowski, D. Deepa, X. Deng, A. Deur, D. Dutta, A. Etile, C. Ferdi, R. J. Feuerbach, J. M. Finn, D. Flay, G. B. Franklin, M. Friend, S. Frullani, E. Fuchey, S. A. Fuchs, K. Fuoti, F. Garibaldi, E. Gasser, R. Gilman, A. Giusa, A. Glamazdin, L. E. Glesener, J. Gomez, M. Gorchtein, J. Grames, K. Grimm, C. Gu, O. Hansen, J. Hansknecht, O. Hen, D. W. Higinbotham, R. S. Holmes, T. Holmstrom, C. J. Horowitz, J. Hoskins, J. Huang, T. B. Humensky, C. E. Hyde, H. Ibrahim, F. Itard, C. M. Jen, E. Jensen, X. Jiang, G. Jin, S. Johnston, J. Katich, L. J. Kaufman, A. Kelleher, K. Kliakhandler, P. M. King, A. Kolarkar, S. Kowalski, E. Kuchina, K. S. Kumar, L. Lagamba, D. Lambert, P. LaViolette, J. Leacock, J. Leckey IV, J. H. Lee, J. J. LeRose, D. Lhuillier, R. Lindgren, N. Liyanage, N. Lubinsky, J. Mammei, F. Mammoliti, D. J. Margaziotis, P. Markowitz, M. Mazouz, K. McCormick, A. McCreary, D. McNulty, D. G. Meekins, L. Mercado, Z. E. Meziani, R. W. Michaels, M. Mihovilovic, B. Moffit, P. Monaghan, N. Muangma, C. Munoz-Camacho, S. Nanda, V. Nelyubin, D. Neyret, Nuruzzaman, Y. Oh, K. Otis, A. Palmer, D. Parno, K. D. Paschke, S. K. Phillips, M. Poelker, R. Pomatsalyuk, M. Posik, M. Potokar, K. Prok, A. J. R. Puckett, X. Qian, Y. Qiang, B. Quinn, A. Rakhman, P. E. Reimer, B. Reitz, S. Riordan, J. Roche, P. Rogan, G. Ron, G. Russo, K. Saenboonruang, A. Saha, B. Sawatzky, A. Shahinyan, R. Silwal, J. Singh, S. Sirca, K. Slifer, R. Snyder, P. Solvignon, P. A. Souder, M. L. Sperduto, R. Subedi, M. L. Stutzman, R. Suleiman, V. Sulkosky, C. M. Sutera, W. A. Tobias, W. Troth, G. M. Urciuoli, P. Ulmer, A. Vacheret, E. Voutier, B. Waidyawansa, D. Wang, K. Wang, J. Wexler, A. Whitbeck, R. Wilson, B. Wojtsekhowski, X. Yan, H. Yao, Y. Ye, Z. Ye, V. Yim, L. Zana, X. Zhan, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, X. Zheng, V. Ziskin, P. Zhu

We have measured the beam-normal single-spin asymmetry $A_n$ in the elastic scattering of 1-3 GeV transversely polarized electrons from $^1$H and for the first time from $^4$He, $^{12}$C, and $^{208}$Pb. For $^1$H, $^4$He and $^{12}$C, the measurements are in agreement with calculations that relate $A_n$ to the imaginary part of the two-photon exchange amplitude including inelastic intermediate states. Surprisingly, the $^{208}$Pb result is significantly smaller than the corresponding prediction using the same formalism. Read More

2012May
Authors: H. Fonvieille1, G. Laveissiere2, N. Degrande3, S. Jaminion4, C. Jutier5, L. Todor6, R. Di Salvo7, L. Van Hoorebeke8, L. C. Alexa9, B. D. Anderson10, K. A. Aniol11, K. Arundell12, G. Audit13, L. Auerbach14, F. T. Baker15, M. Baylac16, J. Berthot17, P. Y. Bertin18, W. Bertozzi19, L. Bimbot20, W. U. Boeglin21, E. J. Brash22, V. Breton23, H. Breuer24, E. Burtin25, J. R. Calarco26, L. S. Cardman27, C. Cavata28, C. -C. Chang29, J. -P. Chen30, E. Chudakov31, E. Cisbani32, D. S. Dale33, C. W. deJager34, R. De Leo35, A. Deur36, N. d'Hose37, G. E. Dodge38, J. J. Domingo39, L. Elouadrhiri40, M. B. Epstein41, L. A. Ewell42, J. M. Finn43, K. G. Fissum44, G. Fournier45, B. Frois46, S. Frullani47, C. Furget48, H. Gao49, J. Gao50, F. Garibaldi51, A. Gasparian52, S. Gilad53, R. Gilman54, A. Glamazdin55, C. Glashausser56, J. Gomez57, V. Gorbenko58, P. Grenier59, P. A. M. Guichon60, J. O. Hansen61, R. Holmes62, M. Holtrop63, C. Howell64, G. M. Huber65, C. E. Hyde66, S. Incerti67, M. Iodice68, J. Jardillier69, M. K. Jones70, W. Kahl71, S. Kato72, A. T. Katramatou73, J. J. Kelly74, S. Kerhoas75, A. Ketikyan76, M. Khayat77, K. Kino78, S. Kox79, L. H. Kramer80, K. S. Kumar81, G. Kumbartzki82, M. Kuss83, A. Leone84, J. J. LeRose85, M. Liang86, R. A. Lindgren87, N. Liyanage88, G. J. Lolos89, R. W. Lourie90, R. Madey91, K. Maeda92, S. Malov93, D. M. Manley94, C. Marchand95, D. Marchand96, D. J. Margaziotis97, P. Markowitz98, J. Marroncle99, J. Martino100, K. McCormick101, J. McIntyre102, S. Mehrabyan103, F. Merchez104, Z. E. Meziani105, R. Michaels106, G. W. Miller107, J. Y. Mougey108, S. K. Nanda109, D. Neyret110, E. A. J. M. Offermann111, Z. Papandreou112, B. Pasquini113, C. F. Perdrisat114, R. Perrino115, G. G. Petratos116, S. Platchkov117, R. Pomatsalyuk118, D. L. Prout119, V. A. Punjabi120, T. Pussieux121, G. Quemener122, R. D. Ransome123, O. Ravel124, J. S. Real125, F. Renard126, Y. Roblin127, D. Rowntree128, G. Rutledge129, P. M. Rutt130, A. Saha131, T. Saito132, A. J. Sarty133, A. Serdarevic134, T. Smith135, G. Smirnov136, K. Soldi137, P. Sorokin138, P. A. Souder139, R. Suleiman140, J. A. Templon141, T. Terasawa142, R. Tieulent143, E. Tomasi-Gustaffson144, H. Tsubota145, H. Ueno146, P. E. Ulmer147, G. M. Urciuoli148, M. Vanderhaeghen149, R. L. J. Van der Meer150, R. Van De Vyver151, P. Vernin152, B. Vlahovic153, H. Voskanyan154, E. Voutier155, J. W. Watson156, L. B. Weinstein157, K. Wijesooriya158, R. Wilson159, B. B. Wojtsekhowski160, D. G. Zainea161, W. -M. Zhang162, J. Zhao163, Z. -L. Zhou164
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Virtual Compton Scattering (VCS) on the proton has been studied at Jefferson Lab using the exclusive photon electroproduction reaction (e p --> e p gamma). This paper gives a detailed account of the analysis which has led to the determination of the structure functions P_LL-P_TT/epsilon and P_LT, and the electric and magnetic generalized polarizabilities (GPs) alpha_E(Q^2) and beta_M(Q^2) at values of the four-momentum transfer squared Q^2= 0.92 and 1. Read More

2011Jun
Affiliations: 1University of Liverpool, 2University of Liverpool, 3University of Liverpool, 4University of York, 5University of Liverpool, 6University of Liverpool, 7University of Liverpool

Future giant liquid argon (LAr) time projection chambers (TPCs) require a purity of better than 0.1 parts per billion (ppb) to allow the ionised electrons to drift without significant capture by any electronegative impurities. We present a comprehensive study of the effects of electronegative impurity on gaseous and liquid argon scintillation light, an analysis of the efficacy of various purification chemicals, as well as the Liverpool LAr setup, which utilises a novel re-circulation purification system. Read More

2011Feb
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Precise measurements of the proton electromagnetic form factor ratio $R = \mu_p G_E^p/G_M^p$ using the polarization transfer method at Jefferson Lab have revolutionized the understanding of nucleon structure by revealing the strong decrease of $R$ with momentum transfer $Q^2$ for $Q^2 \gtrsim 1$ GeV$^2$, in strong disagreement with previous extractions of $R$ from cross section measurements. In particular, the polarization transfer results have exposed the limits of applicability of the one-photon-exchange approximation and highlighted the role of quark orbital angular momentum in the nucleon structure. The GEp-II experiment in Jefferson Lab's Hall A measured $R$ at four $Q^2$ values in the range 3. Read More

In this paper we present a successful experimental test of filling a volume of 6 m$^3$ with argon gas, starting from normal ambient air and reducing the impurities content down to few parts per million (ppm) oxygen equivalent. This level of contamination was directly monitored measuring the slow component of the scintillation light of the Ar gas, which is sensitive to {\it all} sources of impurities affecting directly the argon scintillation. Read More

2010Aug
Authors: S. Riordan, S. Abrahamyan, B. Craver, A. Kelleher, A. Kolarkar, J. Miller, G. D. Cates, N. Liyanage, B. Wojtsekhowski, A. Acha, K. Allada, B. Anderson, K. A. Aniol, J. R. M. Annand, J. Arrington, T. Averett, A. Beck, M. Bellis, W. Boeglin, H. Breuer, J. R. Calarco, A. Camsonne, J. P. Chen, E. Chudakov, L. Coman, B. Crowe, F. Cusanno, D. Day, P. Degtyarenko, P. A. M. Dolph, C. Dutta, C. Ferdi, C. Fernandez-Ramirez, R. Feuerbach, L. M. Fraile, G. Franklin, S. Frullani, S. Fuchs, F. Garibaldi, N. Gevorgyan, R. Gilman, A. Glamazdin, J. Gomez, K. Grimm, J. O. Hansen, J. L. Herraiz, D. W. Higinbotham, R. Holmes, T. Holmstrom, D. Howell, C. W. deJager, X. Jiang, M. K. Jones, J. Katich, L. J. Kaufman, M. Khandaker, J. J. Kelly, D. Kiselev, W. Korsch, J. LeRose, R. Lindgren, P. Markowitz, D. J. Margaziotis, S. May-Tal Beck, S. Mayilyan, K. McCormick, Z. E. Meziani, R. Michaels, B. Moffit, S. Nanda, V. Nelyubin, T. Ngo, D. M. Nikolenko, B. Norum, L. Pentchev, C. F. Perdrisat, E. Piasetzky, R. Pomatsalyuk, D. Protopopescu, A. J. R. Puckett, V. A. Punjabi, X. Qian, Y. Qiang, B. Quinn, I. Rachek, R. D. Ransome, P. E. Reimer, B. Reitz, J. Roche, G. Ron, O. Rondon, G. Rosner, A. Saha, M. Sargsian, B. Sawatzky, J. Segal, M. Shabestari, A. Shahinyan, Yu. Shestakov, J. Singh, S. Sirca, P. Souder, S. Stepanyan, V. Stibunov, V. Sulkosky, S. Tajima, W. A. Tobias, J. M. Udias, G. M. Urciuoli, B. Vlahovic, H. Voskanyan, K. Wang, F. R. Wesselmann, J. R. Vignote, S. A. Wood, J. Wright, H. Yao, X. Zhu

The electric form factor of the neutron was determined from studies of the reaction He3(e,e'n)pp in quasi-elastic kinematics in Hall A at Jefferson Lab. Longitudinally polarized electrons were scattered off a polarized target in which the nuclear polarization was oriented perpendicular to the momentum transfer. The scattered electrons were detected in a magnetic spectrometer in coincidence with neutrons that were registered in a large-solid-angle detector. Read More

An experimental study of the 16O(e,e'K^+)16N_Lambda reaction has been performed at Jefferson Lab. A thin film of falling water was used as a target. This permitted a simultaneous measurement of the p(e,e'K^+)Lambda,Sigma_0 exclusive reactions and a precise calibration of the energy scale. Read More

We present a measurement of the spin-dependent cross sections for the \vec{^3He}(\vec{e},e')X} reaction in the quasielastic and resonance regions at four-momentum transfer 0.1 < Q^2< 0.9 GeV^2. Read More

An experiment measuring electroproduction of hypernuclei has been performed in Hall A at Jefferson Lab on a $^{12}$C target. In order to increase counting rates and provide unambiguous kaon identification two superconducting septum magnets and a Ring Imaging CHerenkov detector (RICH) were added to the Hall A standard equipment. An unprecedented energy resolution of less than 700 keV FWHM has been achieved. Read More

As part of a measurement of the cross section of $\phi$ meson photoproduction to high momentum transfer, we measured the polar angular decay distribution of the outgoing $K^+$ in the channel $\phi \to K^+K^-$ in the $\phi$ center-of-mass frame (the helicity frame). We find that s-channel helicity conservation (SCHC) holds in the kinematical range where $t$-channel exchange dominates (up to $-t \sim 2.5$ GeV$^2$ for $E_{\gamma}$=3. Read More

Using a low-temperature atomic force microscope as a local voltmeter, we measure the Hall voltage profile in a quantum Hall conductor in the presence of a gate-induced non-equilibrium edge state population at n=3. We observe sharp voltage drops at the sample edges which are suppressed by re-equilibrating the edge states. Read More

Using an atomic force microscope as a local voltmeter, we measure the Hall voltage profile in a 2D electron gas in the quantum Hall (QH) regime. We observe a linear profile in the bulk of the sample in the transition regions between QH plateaus and a distinctly nonlinear profile on the plateaus. In addition, localized voltage drops are observed at the sample edges in the transition regions. Read More