Parity nonconserving spin rotation in weak neutron-proton scattering

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Abstract

Parity nonconservation in weak n-p scattering is studied at threshold wehre neutron spin rotation might occur. We use the DDH weak NN force and a separable form with S, P and D partial waves in the strong NN interaction. The contribution of various spin-isospin components to the weak NN scattering amplitude is evaluated and the spin rotation angle is found to be -2.35 × 10-9 rad/cm. The sources of possible errors are indicated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-4
Number of pages4
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume142
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - 12 Jul 1984
Externally publishedYes

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