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High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Λ(16)N by Electroproduction
Physical Review Letters
  • F. Cusanno
  • Timothy Holmstrom, Longwood University
  • Jefferson Lab Hall A Collaboration, Jefferson Lab Hall A Collaboration
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An experimental study of the 16O(e,e′K+)Λ16N reaction has been performed at Jefferson Lab. A thin film of falling water was used as a target. This permitted a simultaneous measurement of the p(e,e′K+)Λ,Σ0 exclusive reactions and a precise calibration of the energy scale. A ground-state binding energy of 13.76±0.16  MeV was obtained for Λ16N with better precision than previous measurements on the mirror hypernucleus Λ16O. Precise energies have been determined for peaks arising from a Λ in s and p orbits coupled to the p1/2 and p3/2 hole states of the 15N core nucleus.
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Phys. Rev. Lett. 103, 202501

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F. Cusanno, Timothy Holmstrom and Jefferson Lab Hall A Collaboration. "High-Resolution Spectroscopy of Λ(16)N by Electroproduction" Physical Review Letters Vol. 103 Iss. 20 (2009) p. 202501-1 - 202501-5
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