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2016Jul
Authors: X. Zheng1, K. P. Adhikari2, P. Bosted3, A. Deur4, V. Drozdov5, L. El Fassi6, Hyekoo Kang7, K. Kovacs8, S. Kuhn9, E. Long10, S. K. Phillips11, M. Ripani12, K. Slifer13, L. C. Smith14, D. Adikaram15, Z. Akbar16, M. J. Amaryan17, S. Anefalos Pereira18, G. Asryan19, H. Avakian20, R. A. Badui21, J. Ball22, N. A. Baltzell23, M. Battaglieri24, V. Batourine25, I. Bedlinskiy26, A. S. Biselli27, W. J. Briscoe28, S. Bültmann29, V. D. Burkert30, D. S. Carman31, A. Celentano32, S. Chandavar33, G. Charles34, J. -P. Chen35, T. Chetry36, Seonho Choi37, G. Ciullo38, L. Clark39, L. Colaneri40, P. L. Cole41, N. Compton42, M. Contalbrigo43, V. Crede44, A. D'Angelo45, N. Dashyan46, R. De Vita47, E. De Sanctis48, C. Djalali49, G. E. Dodge50, R. Dupre51, H. Egiyan52, A. El Alaoui53, L. Elouadrhiri54, P. Eugenio55, E. Fanchini56, G. Fedotov57, R. Fersch58, A. Filippi59, J. A. Fleming60, N. Gevorgyan61, Y. Ghandilyan62, G. P. Gilfoyle63, K. L. Giovanetti64, F. X. Girod65, C. Gleason66, E. Golovach67, R. W. Gothe68, K. A. Griffioen69, M. Guidal70, N. Guler71, L. Guo72, C. Hanretty73, N. Harrison74, M. Hattawy75, K. Hicks76, M. Holtrop77, S. M. Hughes78, Y. Ilieva79, D. G. Ireland80, B. S. Ishkhanov81, E. L. Isupov82, D. Jenkins83, H. Jiang84, H. S. Jo85, S. Joosten86, D. Keller87, G. Khachatryan88, M. Khandaker89, A. Kim90, W. Kim91, F. J. Klein92, V. Kubarovsky93, L. Lanza94, P. Lenisa95, K. Livingston96, I . J . D. MacGregor97, N. Markov98, B. McKinnon99, M. Mirazita100, V. Mokeev101, A. Movsisyan102, E. Munevar103, C. Munoz Camacho104, G. Murdoch105, P. Nadel-Turonski106, L. A. Net107, A. Ni108, S. Niccolai109, G. Niculescu110, I. Niculescu111, M. Osipenko112, A. I. Ostrovidov113, M. Paolone114, R. Paremuzyan115, K. Park116, E. Pasyuk117, P. Peng118, S. Pisano119, O. Pogorelko120, J. W. Price121, A. J. R. Puckett122, B. A. Raue123, A. Rizzo124, G. Rosner125, P. Rossi126, P. Roy127, F. Sabatié128, C. Salgado129, R. A. Schumacher130, Y. G. Sharabian131, Iu. Skorodumina132, G. D. Smith133, D. Sokhan134, N. Sparveris135, I. Stankovic136, I. I. Strakovsky137, S. Strauch138, M. Taiuti139, Ye Tian140, M. Ungaro141, H. Voskanyan142, E. Voutier143, N. K. Walford144, D. P. Watts145, X. Wei146, L. B. Weinstein147, M. H. Wood148, N. Zachariou149, J. Zhang150
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We report measurements of target- and double-spin asymmetries for the exclusive channel $\vec e\vec p\to e\pi^+ (n)$ in the nucleon resonance region at Jefferson Lab using the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS). These asymmetries were extracted from data obtained using a longitudinally polarized NH$_3$ target and a longitudinally polarized electron beam with energies 1.1, 1. Read More

Beam-line equipment was upgraded for experiment E08-027 (g2p) in Hall A at Jefferson Lab. Two beam position monitors (BPMs) were necessary to measure the beam position and angle at the target. A new BPM receiver was designed and built to handle the low beam currents (50-100 nA) used for this experiment. 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

2014Jan

We studied simultaneously the 4He(e,e'p), 4He(e,e'pp), and 4He(e,e'pn) reactions at Q^2=2 [GeV/c]2 and x_B>1, for a (e,e'p) missing-momentum range of 400 to 830 MeV/c. The knocked-out proton was detected in coincidence with a proton or neutron recoiling almost back to back to the missing momentum, leaving the residual A=2 system at low excitation energy. These data were used to identify two-nucleon short-range correlated pairs and to deduce their isospin structure as a function of missing momentum in a region where the nucleon-nucleon force is expected to change from predominantly tensor to repulsive. Read More

The Jefferson Lab PAC recently approved an experiment which will use an enhanced tensor po- larized solid target. This exciting development holds the potential of initiating a new field of tensor spin physics at JLab. Experiments which utilize tensor polarized targets can help clarify how nuclear properties arise from partonic degrees of freedom, provide unique insight into short range correlations and quark angular momentum, and help pin down the polarization of the quark sea. Read More

We describe a dynamically polarized target that has been utilized for two electron scattering experiments in Hall A at Jefferson Lab. The primary components of the target are a new, high cooling power 4He evaporation refrigerator, and a re-purposed, superconducting split-coil magnet. It has been used to polarize protons in irradiated NH3 at a temperature of 1 K and at fields of 2. Read More

The five-fold differential cross section for the 12C(e,e'p)11B reaction was determined over a missing momentum range of 200-400 MeV/c, in a kinematics regime with Bjorken x > 1 and Q2 = 2.0 (GeV/c)2. A comparison of the results and theoretical models and previous lower missing momentum data is shown. 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

2012Jan
Authors: S. Abrahamyan, Z. Ahmed, H. Albataineh, K. Aniol, D. S. Armstrong, W. Armstrong, T. Averett, B. Babineau, A. Barbieri, V. Bellini, R. Beminiwattha, J. Benesch, F. Benmokhtar, T. Bielarski, W. Boeglin, A. Camsonne, M. Canan, P. Carter, G. D. Cates, C. Chen, J. -P. Chen, O. Hen, F. Cusanno, M. M. Dalton, R. De Leo, K. de Jager, W. Deconinck, P. Decowski, X. Deng, A. Deur, D. Dutta, A. Etile, D. Flay, G. B. Franklin, M. Friend, S. Frullani, E. Fuchey, F. Garibaldi, E. Gasser, R. Gilman, A. Giusa, A. Glamazdin, J. Gomez, J. Grames, C. Gu, O. Hansen, J. Hansknecht, D. W. Higinbotham, R. S. Holmes, T. Holmstrom, C. J. Horowitz, J. Hoskins, J. Huang, C. E. Hyde, F. Itard, C. -M. Jen, E. Jensen, G. Jin, S. Johnston, A. Kelleher, K. Kliakhandler, P. M. King, S. Kowalski, K. S. Kumar, J. Leacock, J. Leckey IV, J. H. Lee, J. J. LeRose, R. Lindgren, N. Liyanage, N. Lubinsky, J. Mammei, F. Mammoliti, D. J. Margaziotis, P. Markowitz, A. McCreary, D. McNulty, L. Mercado, Z. -E. Meziani, R. W. Michaels, M. Mihovilovic, N. Muangma, C. Muñoz-Camacho, S. Nanda, V. Nelyubin, N. Nuruzzaman, Y. Oh, A. Palmer, D. Parno, K. D. Paschke, S. K. Phillips, B. Poelker, R. Pomatsalyuk, M. Posik, A. J. R. Puckett, B. Quinn, A. Rakhman, P. E. Reimer, S. Riordan, P. Rogan, G. Ron, G. Russo, K. Saenboonruang, A. Saha, B. Sawatzky, A. Shahinyan, R. Silwal, S. Sirca, K. Slifer, P. Solvignon, P. A. Souder, M. L. Sperduto, R. Subedi, R. Suleiman, V. Sulkosky, C. M. Sutera, W. A. Tobias, W. Troth, G. M. Urciuoli, B. Waidyawansa, D. Wang, J. Wexler, R. Wilson, B. Wojtsekhowski, X. Yan, H. Yao, Y. Ye, Z. Ye, V. Yim, L. Zana, X. Zhan, J. Zhang, Y. Zhang, X. Zheng, P. Zhu

We report the first measurement of the parity-violating asymmetry A_PV in the elastic scattering of polarized electrons from 208Pb. A_PV is sensitive to the radius of the neutron distribution (Rn). The result A_PV = 0. Read More

We present an updated extraction of the proton electromagnetic form factor ratio, mu_p G_E/G_M, at low Q^2. The form factors are sensitive to the spatial distribution of the proton, and precise measurements can be used to constrain models of the proton. An improved selection of the elastic events and reduced background contributions yielded a small systematic reduction in the ratio mu_p G_E/G_M compared to the original analysis. Read More

We present new data on electron scattering from a range of nuclei taken in Hall C at Jefferson Lab. For heavy nuclei, we observe a rapid falloff in the cross section for $x>1$, which is sensitive to short range contributions to the nuclear wave-function, and in deep inelastic scattering corresponds to probing extremely high momentum quarks. This result agrees with higher energy muon scattering measurements, but is in sharp contrast to neutrino scattering measurements which suggested a dramatic enhancement in the distribution of the `super-fast' quarks probed at x>1. Read More

High precision measurements of induced and transferred recoil proton polarization in d(polarized gamma, polarized p})n have been performed for photon energies of 277--357 MeV and theta_cm = 20 degrees -- 120 degrees. The measurements were motivated by a longstanding discrepancy between meson-baryon model calculations and data at higher energies. At the low energies of this experiment, theory continues to fail to reproduce the data, indicating that either something is missing in the calculations and/or there is a problem with the accuracy of the nucleon-nucleon potential being used. Read More

The protons and neutrons in a nucleus can form strongly correlated nucleon pairs. Scattering experiments, where a proton is knocked-out of the nucleus with high momentum transfer and high missing momentum, show that in 12C the neutron-proton pairs are nearly twenty times as prevalent as proton-proton pairs and, by inference, neutron-neutron pairs. This difference between the types of pairs is due to the nature of the strong force and has implications for understanding cold dense nuclear systems such as neutron stars. Read More

We will discuss recent results for the spin structure functions, with an emphasis on g2 . High precision g2 data allows for tests of the Burkhardt-Cottingham sum rule, and is needed to consistently evaluate higher twist effects. Read More

JLab has been at the forefront of a program to measure the nucleon spin-dependent structure functions over a wide kinematic range, and data of unprecedented quality has been extracted in all three experimental halls. Moments of these quantities have proven to be powerful tools to test QCD sum rules and provide benchmark tests of Lattice QCD and Chiral Perturbation Theory. Precision measurements of $g_{1,2}^n$ and $g_1^p$ have been performed as part of the highly successful `extended GDH program', but data on the $g_2^p$ structure function remain scarce. Read More

2008Nov
Affiliations: 1nee Rohe, 2nee Rohe, 3nee Rohe, 4nee Rohe, 5nee Rohe, 6nee Rohe, 7nee Rohe, 8nee Rohe, 9nee Rohe, 10nee Rohe, 11nee Rohe, 12nee Rohe, 13nee Rohe, 14nee Rohe, 15nee Rohe, 16nee Rohe, 17nee Rohe, 18nee Rohe, 19nee Rohe, 20nee Rohe, 21nee Rohe, 22nee Rohe, 23nee Rohe, 24nee Rohe, 25nee Rohe, 26nee Rohe, 27nee Rohe, 28nee Rohe, 29nee Rohe, 30nee Rohe, 31nee Rohe, 32nee Rohe, 33nee Rohe, 34nee Rohe, 35nee Rohe, 36nee Rohe, 37nee Rohe, 38nee Rohe, 39nee Rohe, 40nee Rohe, 41nee Rohe, 42nee Rohe, 43nee Rohe, 44nee Rohe, 45nee Rohe, 46nee Rohe, 47nee Rohe, 48nee Rohe, 49nee Rohe, 50nee Rohe, 51nee Rohe, 52nee Rohe

We have extracted QCD matrix elements from our data on double polarized inelastic scattering of electrons on nuclei. We find the higher twist matrix element \tilde{d_2}, which arises strictly from quark- gluon interactions, to be unambiguously non zero. The data also reveal an isospin dependence of higher twist effects if we assume that the Burkhardt-Cottingham Sum rule is valid. Read More

2008Sep
Affiliations: 1nee Rohe, 2nee Rohe, 3nee Rohe, 4nee Rohe, 5nee Rohe, 6nee Rohe, 7nee Rohe, 8nee Rohe, 9nee Rohe, 10nee Rohe, 11nee Rohe, 12nee Rohe, 13nee Rohe, 14nee Rohe, 15nee Rohe, 16nee Rohe, 17nee Rohe, 18nee Rohe, 19nee Rohe, 20nee Rohe, 21nee Rohe, 22nee Rohe, 23nee Rohe, 24nee Rohe, 25nee Rohe, 26nee Rohe, 27nee Rohe

A search was made for sub-threshold $J/\psi$ production from a carbon target using a mixed real and quasi-real Bremsstrahlung photon beam with an endpoint energy of 5.76 GeV. No events were observed, which is consistent with predictions assuming quasi-free production. 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

Select recent results from the Thomas Jefferson National Laboratory Spin Physics program, along with the perspective on some upcoming experiments. Read More

2007Nov
Authors: K. Slifer1
Affiliations: 1University of Virginia

Solid NH3 and ND3 provide a highly polarizable, radiation resistant source of polarized protons and deuterons and have been used extensively in high luminosity experiments investigating the spin structure of the nucleon. Over the past twenty years, the UVA polarized target group has been instrumental in producing and polarizing much of the material used in these studies, and many practical considerations have been learned in this time. In this discussion, we analyze the polarization performance of the solid ammonia targets used during the recent JLab Eg4 run. Read More

We extract the Bjorken integral Gamma^{p-n}_1 in the range 0.17 < Q^2 < 1.10 GeV^2 from inclusive scattering of polarized electrons by polarized protons, deuterons and 3He, for the region in which the integral is dominated by nucleon resonances. Read More

Color polarizabilities of the neutron are extracted from data on the lowest moment of the spin-dependent $g_1$ structure function. New data in the resonance region from Jefferson Lab at $Q^2 \alt 1$ GeV$^2$, in combination with world data at higher $Q^2$, allow a systematic determination of the $1/Q^2$ corrections, and provide the first constraints on $1/Q^4$ corrections. The results suggest that higher-twist effects in the neutron are small, and that quark-hadron duality may be approximately valid, even down to $Q^2 \sim 1$ GeV$^2$. Read More