First measurements of the double-polarization observables F, P, and H in ω photoproduction off transversely polarized protons in the N* resonance region

Roy, P. et al. (2019) First measurements of the double-polarization observables F, P, and H in ω photoproduction off transversely polarized protons in the N* resonance region. Physical Review Letters, 122(16), 162301. (doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.122.162301) (PMID:31075002)

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First measurements of double-polarization observables in ω photoproduction off the proton are presented using transverse target polarization and data from the CEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer (CLAS) FROST experiment at Jefferson Lab. The beam-target asymmetry F has been measured using circularly polarized, tagged photons in the energy range 1200–2700 MeV, and the beam-target asymmetries H and P have been measured using linearly polarized, tagged photons in the energy range 1200–2000 MeV. These measurements significantly increase the database on polarization observables. The results are included in two partial-wave analyses and reveal significant contributions from several nucleon (N∗) resonances. In particular, contributions from new N∗ resonances listed in the Review of Particle Properties are observed, which aid in reaching the goal of mapping out the nucleon resonance spectrum.

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Additional Information:This research is based on work supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics, under Contract No. DE-AC05-06OR23177. The group at Florida State University acknowledges additional support from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics, under Contract No. DE-FG02-92ER40735. This work was also supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation, the State Committee of Science of Republic of Armenia, the Chilean Comisión Nacional de Investigación Cientifica y Tecnológica, the Italian Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, the French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, the French Commissariat a lEnergie Atomique, the Scottish Universities Physics Alliance (SUPA), the United Kingdom Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), the National Research Foundation of Korea, the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (SFB/TR110), the Russian Science Foundation under Grant No. 16-12-10267, and the National Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants No. 11475181 and No. 11635009.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Sokhan, Dr Daria and McKinnon, Dr Bryan and Livingston, Dr Kenneth and Fegan, Mr Stuart and Montgomery, Dr Rachel and Protopopescu, Dr Dan and Ireland, Professor David and MacGregor, Professor Douglas and Rosner, Professor Guenther
Authors: Roy, P., Park, S., Crede, V., Anisovich, A. V., Klempt, E., Nikonov, V. A., Sarantsev, A. V., Wei, N. C., Huang, F., Nakayama, K., Adhikari, K. P., Adhikari, S., Angelini, G., Avakian, H., Barion, L., Battaglieri, M., Bedlinskiy, I., Biselli, A. S., Boiarinov, S., Briscoe, W. J., Brock, J., Brooks, W. K., Burkert, V. D., Cao, F., Carlin, C., Carman, D. S., Celentano, A., Chatagnon, P., Chetry, T., Ciullo, G., Cole, P. L., Contalbrigo, M., Cortes, O., D’Angelo, A., Dashyan, N., De Vita, R., De Sanctis, E., Deur, A., Diehl, S., Djalali, C., Dugger, M., Dupre, R., Duran, B., Egiyan, H., Ehrhart, M., El Alaoui, A., El Fassi, L., Eugenio, P., Fegan, S., Filippi, A., Fradi, A., Gilfoyle, G. P., Girod, F. X., Golovatch, E., Gothe, R. W., Griffioen, K. A., Guidal, M., Guo, L., Hafidi, K., Hanretty, C., Harrison, N., Hattawy, M., Hayward, T. B., Heddle, D., Hicks, K., Holtrop, M., Ilieva, Y., Ireland, D.G., Ishkhanov, B. S., Isupov, E. L., Jenkins, D., Jo, H. S., Johnston, S., Joosten, S., Kabir, M. L., Keith, C. D., Keller, D., Khachatryan, G., Khachatryan, M., Khanal, A., Khandaker, M., Kim, A., Kim, W., Klein, F. J., Kubarovsky, V., Kuleshov, S. V., Kunkel, M. C., Lanza, L., Lenisa, P., Livingston, K., MacGregor, I.J.D., Marchand, D., McKinnon, B., Meekins, D. G., Meyer, C. A., Mineeva, T., Mokeev, V., Montgomery, R.A., Movsisyan, A., Munoz Camacho, C., Nadel-Turonski, P., Niccolai, S., Niculescu, G., Osipenko, M., Ostrovidov, A. I., Paolone, M., Pappalardo, L. L., Paremuzyan, R., Pasyuk, E., Payette, D., Phelps, W., Pierce, J., Pogorelko, O., Prok, Y., Protopopescu, D., Raue, B. A., Ripani, M., Riser, D., Ritchie, B. G., Rizzo, A., Rosner, G., Sabatié, F., Salgado, C., Schumacher, R. A., Seely, M. L., Sharabian, Y. G., Shrestha, U., Skorodumina, I., Sokhan, D., Soto, O., Sparveris, N., Strakovsky, I. I., Strauch, S., Taiuti, M., Tan, J. A., Torayev, B., Tyler, N., Ungaro, M., Voskanyan, H., Voutier, E., Walford, N. K., Wang, R., Watts, D. P., Wei, X., Wood, M. H., Zachariou, N., Zhang, J., and Zhao, Z. W.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review Letters
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN (Online):1079-7114
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2019 American Physical Society
First Published:First published in Physical Review Letters 122(16):162301
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