Electromagnetic structure of the deuteron

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Recent measurements of the deuteron electromagnetic structure functions A, B, and T{sub 20} extracted from high energy elastic ed scattering, and the cross sections and asymmetries extracted from high energy photodisintegration gamma + d to n + p, are reviewed and compared to theory. The theoretical calculations range from nonrelativistic and relativistic models using the traditional meson and baryon degrees of freedom, to effective field theories, to models based on the underlying quark and gluon degrees of freedom of QCD, including nonperturbative quark cluster models and perturbative QCD. We review what has been learned from these experiments, and discuss why ... continued below

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Gilman, R. & Gross, Franz November 1, 2001.

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Recent measurements of the deuteron electromagnetic structure functions A, B, and T{sub 20} extracted from high energy elastic ed scattering, and the cross sections and asymmetries extracted from high energy photodisintegration gamma + d to n + p, are reviewed and compared to theory. The theoretical calculations range from nonrelativistic and relativistic models using the traditional meson and baryon degrees of freedom, to effective field theories, to models based on the underlying quark and gluon degrees of freedom of QCD, including nonperturbative quark cluster models and perturbative QCD. We review what has been learned from these experiments, and discuss why elastic ed scattering and photodisintegration seem to require very different theoretical approaches, even though they are closely related experimentally.

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  • Report No.: JLAB-PHY-01-25
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/40150-1940
  • Grant Number: AC05-84ER40150
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 788488
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc716415

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Gilman, R. & Gross, Franz. Electromagnetic structure of the deuteron, article, November 1, 2001; Newport News, Virginia. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc716415/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.