Low-Q2 measurements of the proton form factor ratio μpG E/GM

G. Ron, X. Zhan, J. Glister, B. Lee, K. Allada, W. Armstrong, J. Arrington, A. Beck, F. Benmokhtar, B. L. Berman, W. Boeglin, E. Brash, A. Camsonne, J. Calarco, J. P. Chen, Seonho Choi, E. Chudakov, L. Coman, B. Craver, F. CusannoJ. Dumas, C. Dutta, R. Feuerbach, A. Freyberger, S. Frullani, F. Garibaldi, R. Gilman, O. Hansen, D. W. Higinbotham, T. Holmstrom, C. E. Hyde, H. Ibrahim, Y. Ilieva, C. W. De Jager, X. Jiang, M. Jones, A. Kelleher, E. Khrosinkova, E. Kuchina, G. Kumbartzki, J. J. Lerose, R. Lindgren, P. Markowitz, S. May Tal Beck, E. McCullough, M. Meziane, Z. E. Meziani, R. Michaels, B. Moffit, B. E. Norum, Y. Oh, M. Olson, M. Paolone, K. Paschke, C. F. Perdrisat, E. Piasetzky, M. Potokar, R. Pomatsalyuk, I. Pomerantz, A. J.R. Puckett, V. Punjabi, X. Qian, Y. Qiang, R. Ransome, M. Reyhan, J. Roche, Y. Rousseau, A. Saha, A. J. Sarty, B. Sawatzky, E. Schulte, M. Shabestari, A. Shahinyan, R. Shneor, S. Širca, K. Slifer, P. Solvignon, J. Song, R. Sparks, R. Subedi, S. Strauch, G. M. Urciuoli, K. Wang, B. Wojtsekhowski, X. Yan, H. Yao, X. Zhu

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Abstract

We present an updated extraction of the proton electromagnetic form factor ratio, μpGE/GM, at low Q2. The form factors are sensitive to the spatial distribution of the proton, and precise measurements can be used to constrain models of the proton. An improved selection of the elastic events and reduced background contributions yielded a small systematic reduction in the ratio μpGE/G M compared to the original analysis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number055204
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Volume84
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 21 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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