Elastic scattering of polarized electrons by polarized protons

M. J. Alguard, W. W. Ash, G. Baum, J. E. Clendenin, P. S. Cooper, D. H. Coward, R. D. Ehrlich, A. Etkin, V. W. Hughes, H. Kobayakawa, K. Kondo, M. S. Lubell, R. H. Miller, D. A. Palmer, W. Raith, N. Sasao, K. P. Schüler, D. J. Sherden, C. K. Sinclair, P. A. Souder

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Abstract

We report on a new type of high-energy electron-proton scattering experiment in which longitudinally polarized electrons are scattered from longitudinally polarized protons. The asymmetry in elastic scattering at Q2=0.765 (GeV/c)2 was measured; our result agrees with the theoretical asymmetry and determines the sign of GEGM to be positive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1258-1261
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume37
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - 1976

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    Alguard, M. J., Ash, W. W., Baum, G., Clendenin, J. E., Cooper, P. S., Coward, D. H., Ehrlich, R. D., Etkin, A., Hughes, V. W., Kobayakawa, H., Kondo, K., Lubell, M. S., Miller, R. H., Palmer, D. A., Raith, W., Sasao, N., Schüler, K. P., Sherden, D. J., Sinclair, C. K., & Souder, P. A. (1976). Elastic scattering of polarized electrons by polarized protons. Physical Review Letters, 37(19), 1258-1261. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.37.1258