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Radial Dependence of the Nucleon Effective Mass in 10B
Physical Review Letters (1998)
  • L J de Bever
  • R S Hicks, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • R A Miskimen, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • Gerald Alvin Peterson, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

The dynamic properties of the atomic nucleus depend strongly on correlations between the nucleons. We present a combined analysis of inelastic electron-scattering data and electron-induced proton knockout measurements in an effort to obtain phenomenological information on nucleon-nucleon correlations. Our results indicate that the ratio of radial wave functions extracted from precise 10B(e,e′) and 10B(e,e′p) measurements evolve from an interior depression for small Em, characteristic of short-range correlations, to a surface-peaked enhancement for larger Em, characteristic of long-range correlations. This observation can be interpreted in terms of the nucleon effective mass.

Publication Date
May 4, 1998
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DOI:10.1103/PhysRevLett.80.3924 Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 (cc-BY)
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L J de Bever, R S Hicks, R A Miskimen and Gerald Alvin Peterson. "Radial Dependence of the Nucleon Effective Mass in 10B" Physical Review Letters Vol. 80 Iss. 18 (1998)
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