Double spin asymmetries of inclusive hadron electroproduction from a transversely polarized 3He target

Zhao, Y.X. et al. (2015) Double spin asymmetries of inclusive hadron electroproduction from a transversely polarized 3He target. Physical Review C, 92(1), 015207. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.92.015207)

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Abstract

We report the measurement of beam-target double spin asymmetries (ALT) in the inclusive production of identified hadrons, e⃗  + 3He↑→h+X, using a longitudinally polarized 5.9-GeV electron beam and a transversely polarized He3 target. Hadrons (π±,K±, and proton) were detected at 16∘ with an average momentum ⟨Ph⟩=2.35 GeV/c and a transverse momentum (pT) coverage from 0.60 to 0.68 GeV/c. Asymmetries from the 3He target were observed to be nonzero for π± production when the target was polarized transversely in the horizontal plane. The π+ and π− asymmetries have opposite signs, analogous to the behavior of ALT in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Annand, Dr John and Hamilton, Dr David
Authors: Zhao, Y.X., Allada, K., Aniol, K., Annand, J.R.M., Averett, T., Benmokhtar, F., Bertozzi, W., Bradshaw, P.C., Bosted, P., Camsonne, A., Canan, M., Cates, G.D., Chen, C., Chen, J.-P., Chen, W., Chirapatpimol, K., Chudakov, E., Cisbani, E., Cornejo, J.C., Cusanno, F., Dalton, M., Deconinck, W., de Jager, C.W., De Leo, R., Deng, X., Deur, A., Ding, H., Dolph, P.A.M., Dutta, C., Dutta, D., El Fassi, L., Frullani, S., Gao, H., Garibaldi, F., Gaskell, D., Gilad, S., Gilman, R., Glamazdin, O., Golge, S., Guo, L., Hamilton, D., Hansen, O., Higinbotham, D.W., Holmstrom, T., Huang, J., Huang, M., Ibrahim, H.F., Iodice, M., Jiang, X., Jin, G., Jones, M.K., Katich, J., Kelleher, A., Kim, W., Kolarkar, A., Korsch, W., LeRose, J.J., Li, X., Li, Y., Lindgren, R., Liyanage, N., Long, E., Lu, H.-J., Margaziotis, D.J., Markowitz, P., Marrone, S., McNulty, D., Meziani, Z.-E., Michaels, R., Moffit, B., Muñoz Camacho, C., Nanda, S., Narayan, A., Nelyubin, V., Norum, B., Oh, Y., Osipenko, M., Parno, D., Peng, J.-C., Phillips, S.K., Posik, M., Puckett, A.J.R., Qian, X., Qiang, Y., Rakhman, A., Ransome, R., Riordan, S., Saha, A., Sawatzky, B., Schulte, E., Shahinyan, A., Shabestari, M.H., Širca, S., Stepanyan, S., Subedi, R., Sulkosky, V., Tang, L.-G., Tobias, W.A., Urciuoli, G.M., Vilardi, I., Wang, K., Wojtsekhowski, B., Wang, Y., Yan, X., Yao, H., Ye, Y., Ye, Z., Yuan, L., Zhan, X., Zhang, Y., Zhang, Y.-W., Zhao, B., Zheng, X., Zhu, L., Zhu, X., and Zong, X.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review C
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN:0556-2813
ISSN (Online):1089-490X
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2015 American Physical Society
First Published:First published in Physical Review C 92(1): 015207
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570711Nuclear Physics GroupDavid IrelandScience & Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)ST/J000175/1P&A - PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY
507271Illuminating strongly interacting matterI MacgregorScience & Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)ST/G008604/1P&A - PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY