Energy dependence of nuclear transparency in C(p,2p) scattering

A. Leksanov, J. Alster, G. Asryan, Y. Averichev, D. Barton, V. Baturin, N. Bukhtoyarova, A. Carroll, S. Heppelmann, T. Kawabata, Y. Makdisi, A. Malki, E. Minina, I. Navon, H. Nicholson, A. Ogawa, Yu Panebratsev, E. Piasetzky, A. Schetkovsky, S. ShimanskiyA. Tang, J. W. Watson, H. Yoshida, D. Zhalov

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The nuclear transparency of carbon for quasielastic events was investigated using quasielastic scattering process. The observed beam momentum dependence of the ratio of the carbon to hydrogen cross sections was presented. It is found that there is a sharp rise in transparency in carbon scattering when the beam momentum increases to 9 GeV/c.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number212301
Pages (from-to)2123011-2123014
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number21
StatePublished - Nov 19 2001

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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