Polarization Observables in (p,n) Reactions

  • Richard L. Walter
  • Roger C. Byrd


In (p, n) reactions, three parameters have been measured that involve polarized incident proton beams, polarized outgoing neutron beams, or both. The present paper will review the data that have been obtained and the conclusions that have been based on that data. The discussion will be limited to experiments blow 30 MeV and therefore will ignore some of the earliest work, that is, the measurements performed at the Rutherford Laboratory with 30 to 200 MeV polarized proton beams. With the advent of polarized proton beams at the Indiana cyclotron, one would expect that this intermediate energy range soon will be active again.


Proton Beam Polarization Observable Polarize Proton Beam Incident Proton Beam Outgoing Neutron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard L. Walter
    • 1
    • 2
  • Roger C. Byrd
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsDuke UniversityDurhamUSA
  2. 2.Triangle Universities Nuclear LaboratoryDuke StationUSA

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