High-Spin States in the (p,n) Reaction

  • B. D. Anderson
  • A. Fazely
  • C. Lebo
  • J. W. Watson
  • R. Madey


In 1974, Moffa and Walker1 stressed that certain “exotic states” of relatively high spin should dominate medium-energy (p,p’) and (p,n) reactions at large momentum transfers. They predicted that the study of the excitation of these states would be important to determine the high-momentum transfer components of the nucleon-nucleon (N-N) effective interaction at medium energies. Since the discussion of Moffa and Walker, experimental studies of high-spin states have been performed with both the (p,p’) and (p,n) reactions. These studies are providing not only information regarding the high-momentum transfer components of the N-N effective interaction, but are also beginning to provide nuclear structure information.


Target Nucleus Effective Interaction Large Momentum Transfer Tensor Term Inelastic Electron Scattering 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. D. Anderson
    • 1
  • A. Fazely
    • 1
  • C. Lebo
    • 1
  • J. W. Watson
    • 1
  • R. Madey
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsKent State UniversityKentUSA

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