Total spin transfer in continuum for 90Zr(p, n) reaction at 295 MeV

Tomotsugu Wakasa, Hideyuki Sakai, Hiroyuki Okamura, Hideaki Otsu, Takamasa Nonaka, Tetsuya Ohnishi, Kentaro Yako, Kimiko Sekiguchi, Satoshi Fujita, Tomohiro Uesaka, Yoshiteru Satou, Satoru Ishida, Naruhiko Sakamoto, Mark B. Greenfield, Kichiji Hatanaka

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A complete set of polarization transfer observables has been measured for the 90Zr(p, n) reaction at Tp = 295 MeV and θlab = 0inverted c sign. The measurement can yield the total spin transfer Σ(0inverted c sign) which is independent of nuclear reaction mechanisms such as the effective nucleon-nucleon interaction or distortions. The deduced Σ(0inverted c sign) values indicate the strong spin-flip characteristics of the continuum up to 50 MeV excitation. A predominance of unnatural-parity transitions in the continuum is also observed from polarization transfer observables.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1611-1614
Number of pages4
Journaljournal of the physical society of japan
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2004

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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