Measurements of the deuteron elastic structure function A(Q2) for 0.7 ≤ Q2 ≤ 6.0(GeV/c)2at jefferson laboratory

The Jefferson Lab Hall A Collaboration

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Abstract

The deuteron elastic structure function A(Q2) has been extracted in the range 0.7 ≤ Q2 ≤ 6.0(GeV/c)2 from cross section measurements of elastic electron-deuteron scattering in coincidence using the Hall A Facility of Jefferson Laboratory. The data are compared to theoretical models, based on the impulse approximation with the inclusion of meson-exchange currents, and to predictions of quark dimensional scaling and perturbative quantum chromodynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1374-1378
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume82
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

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