Deep inelastic scattering of polarized muons

  • Rüdiger Voss


An introduction is given to the physics of deep inelastic scattering with polarized muon beams on polarized nuclear targets. Earlier results on this subject are reviewed and an outlook is given on current and future experiments in this field.


Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Early Result Future Experiment 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


  1. 1.
    1.See e.g. T. Sloan, G. Smadja and R. Voss, Phys. Rep. 162 (1988) 45.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    D. Geesaman, these proceedings.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    R. Clifft and N. Doble, Proposed design of a high-energy, high intensity muon beam for the SPS North Experimental Area, CERN/SPSC/74-12 (CERN/Lab. II/EA/74-2).Google Scholar
  4. 4.
    L. Gatignon, M2 Handbook, CERN, March 1991 (unpublished).Google Scholar
  5. 5.
    L.M. Lederman and M.J. Tannenbaum, Advances in Particle Physics, Vol. I, New York 1968, p. 11.Google Scholar
  6. 6.
    F.-L. Navarria, Rivista Nuovo Cimento 6 (1983) 1.Google Scholar
  7. 7.
    Ch. Iselin, HALO, CERN 74-17 (1974) (CERN Yellow Report).Google Scholar
  8. 8.
    F. Combley and E. Picasso, Phys. Rep. C 14 (1974) 20.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    S.V. Golovkin et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. 138 (1976) 235.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  10. 10.
    D. Bollini et al., Nuovo Cimento 63A (1981) 441.Google Scholar
  11. 11.
    P.S. Cooper et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 34 (1975) 1589.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    P. Schüler, Proc. 8th Int. Symp. on High Energy Spin Physics, Minneapolis 1988.Google Scholar
  13. 13.
    T. Kamae, Y. Shimiziu and M. Igarashi, eds., Report of the TRISTAN ep (ee) Working Group, University of Tokyo preprint UTPN-165 (UT-345) (1980).Google Scholar
  14. 14.
    N.S. Craigie et al., Phys. Rep. 99 (1983) 69.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    V.W. Hughes and J. Kuti, Ann. Rev. Nucl. Part. Sci. 33 (1983) 611.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    For an excellent introduction into the Quark-Parton Model, see: F. Halzen and A.D. Martin, Quarks and Leptons. New York, Chichester, Brisbane, Toronto, Singapore: John Wiley & Sons, 1984.Google Scholar
  17. 17.
    R.L. Jaffe, Comments Nucl. Part. Phys. 19 (1990) 239.Google Scholar
  18. 18.
    S. Wandzura and F. Wilczek, Phys. Lett. 72B (1977) 195.ADSGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    H. Burkhardt and W.N. Cottingham, Ann. Phys. (N.Y.) 56 (1970) 453.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    J.D. Bjorken, Phys. Rev. 148 (1966) 1467; Phys. Rev. D1 (1970) 465; ibid. Phys. Rev. D1 (1970) 1376.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    J. Kodaira et al., Phys. Rev. D 20 (1979) 627.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    J. Ellis and R.L. Jaffe, Phys. Rev. D 9 (1974) 1444; D10 (1974) 1669.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    M.G. Doncel and E. de Rafael, Nuovo Cimento 4A (1971) 363; P. Gnädig and F. Niedermayer, Nucl. Phys. B55 (1973) 612.Google Scholar
  24. 24.
    EMC, J. Ashman et al., Phys. Lett. 206B (1988) 364.ADSGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    EMC, J. Ashman et al., Nucl. Phys. B 328 (1989) 1.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    SLAC-Yale E80 Collaboration, M.J. Alguard et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 37 (1976) 1261; ibid. SLAC-Yale E80 Collaboration, M.J. Alguard et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 41 (1978) 70.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    SLAC-Yale E180 Collaboration, G. Baum et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 51 (1983) 1135.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    SLAC-Yale Collaboration, G. Baum et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 45 (1980) 2000.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    M. Bourquin et al., Z. Phys. C 21 (1983) 27.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    M. Glück und E. Reya, Z. Phys. C 39 (1988) 569.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    For recent reviews see e.g.: H. Rollnik, Proc. 9th Int. Symp. on High Energy Spin Physics, Bonn 1990, K.-H. Althoff and W. Meyer, eds., p. 183; E. Reya, Dortmund preprint DO-TH 91/09.Google Scholar
  32. 32.
    K. Rith, Proc. 9th Int. Symp. on High Energy Spin Physics, Bonn 1990, K.-H. Althoff and W. Meyer, eds., p. 198.Google Scholar
  33. 33.
    The Spin Muon Collaboration (SMC), Measurement of the spin-dependent structure functions of the neutron and proton, CERN/SPSC 88-47 )SPSC/P242), 1988.Google Scholar
  34. 34.
    EMC, O.C. Allkofer et al., Nucl. Instr. Meth. 179 (1981) 445.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    M. Borghini, Phys. Rev. Lett. 20 (1968) 419.CrossRefADSGoogle Scholar
  36. 36.
    T.O. Niinikoski, Nucl. Instr. and Meth. 192 (1982) 151.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  37. 37.
    S.C. Brown et al., in Proc. Proc. 4th Workshop on Polarized Target Materials and Techniques, Bonn 1984, ed. W. Meyer, (Physikalisches Institut, Universität Bonn, Bonn 1984) p. 102.Google Scholar
  38. 38.
    R. Arnold et al., A proposal to measure the neutron spin dependent structure function, SLAC Proposal E-142, 1989.Google Scholar
  39. 39.
    E143 Collaboration, R. Arnold et al., Measurements of the Nucleon Spin structure at SLAC in End Station A.Google Scholar
  40. 40.
    The HERMES Collaboration, A Proposal to Measure the Spin-Dependent Structure Functions of the Neutron and the Proton at HERA, DESY-PRC 90/01, 1990.Google Scholar
  41. 41.
    A.A. Sokolov and I.M. Ternov, Sov. Phys. Dokl. 8 (1964) 1203.Google Scholar
  42. 42.
    R. Brinkmann, Status Report on HERA at the 50th Plenary ECFA Meeting, CERN, Geneva, December 1991.Google Scholar
  43. 43.
    G. Ballocchi et al., CERN/LEPC 89-10 (LEPC/M 88), 1989.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rüdiger Voss
    • 1
  1. 1.PPE DivisionCERNGeneva 23Switzerland

Personalised recommendations