Investigation of the C12(γ,pn) reaction using tagged photons

Dancer, S.N. et al. (1988) Investigation of the C12(γ,pn) reaction using tagged photons. Physical Review Letters, 61(10), pp. 1170-1173. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.61.1170)

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Abstract

Tagged-photon measurements of the C12(γ,pn) reaction in the photon energy range 83-133 MeV are reported. The measurements have achieved a good angular resolution, ≃4°, and a better missing-energy resolution, ≃8 MeV, than any previous measurement. This has allowed events to be selected in which both the neutron and proton are ejected from the 1p shell of the C12 nucleus. The correlation of the momenta of the outgoing nucleon pairs is quantitatively explained by the quasideuteron mechanism.

Item Type:Articles (Letter)
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McGeorge, Dr John and Owens, Professor Robert and MacGregor, Professor I and Anthony, Dr Ian and Annand, Dr John and Kellie, Dr James
Authors: Dancer, S.N., MacGregor, I.J.D., Annand, J.R.M.A., Anthony, I., Crawford, G.I., Hall, S.J., Kellie, J.D., McGeorge, J.C., Owens, R.O., Branford, D., Springham, S.V., Shotter, A.C., Schoch, B., Vogt, J.M., Beck, R., and Liesenfeld, G.
Subjects:Q Science > QC Physics
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Research Group:Nuclear Physics
Journal Name:Physical Review Letters
Journal Abbr.:PRL
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN:0031-9007
ISSN (Online):1079-7114

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