Analyzing power for the photodisintegration of the deuteron between Eγ = 2.4 and 4.0 MEV

W. Tornow, N. G. Czakon, C. R. Howell, A. Hutcheson, J. H. Kelley, V. N. Litvinenko, S. Mikhailov, I. V. Pinayev, G. J. Weisel, H. Witala

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Abstract

The photon analyzing power for the photodisintegration of the deuteron was measured for seven gamma-ray energies between 2.39 and 4.05 MeV using the linearly polarized gamma-ray beam of the High-Intensity Gamma-ray Source at the Duke Free-Electron Laser Laboratory. The data provide a stringent test of theoretical calculations for the inverse reaction, the neutron-proton radiative capture reaction at energies important for Big-Bang nucleosynthesis. Our data are in excellent agreement with potential model and effective field theory calculations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)282-285
Number of pages4
JournalModern Physics Letters A
Volume18
Issue number2-6
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 28 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Tornow, W., Czakon, N. G., Howell, C. R., Hutcheson, A., Kelley, J. H., Litvinenko, V. N., Mikhailov, S., Pinayev, I. V., Weisel, G. J., & Witala, H. (2003). Analyzing power for the photodisintegration of the deuteron between Eγ = 2.4 and 4.0 MEV. Modern Physics Letters A, 18(2-6), 282-285. https://doi.org/10.1142/S021773230301034X