### Abstract

For the calculation of polarization transfer observables for quasielastic scattering of protons on nuclei, a formalism in the context of the relativistic plane wave impulse approximation is developed, in which the interaction matrix is expanded in terms of a complete set of 44 independent invariant amplitudes. A boson-exchange model is used to predict the 39 amplitudes that were omitted in the formerly used five-term parameterization, the SPVAT (scalar, pseudoscalar, vector, axial-vector, tensor) form of the nucleon-nucleon scattering matrix. Use of the complete set of amplitudes eliminates the arbitrariness of the five-term representation.

Original language | English |
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Article number | 064618 |

Pages (from-to) | 646181-6461814 |

Number of pages | 5815634 |

Journal | Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics |

Volume | 60 |

Issue number | 6 |

Publication status | Published - Jan 1 1999 |

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### All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

- Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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*Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics*,

*60*(6), 646181-6461814. [064618].

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*Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics*, vol. 60, no. 6, 064618, pp. 646181-6461814.

**Polarization transfer observables for quasielastic proton-nucleus scattering in terms of a complete Lorentz invariant representation of the NN scattering matrix.** / Van Der Ventel, B. I.S.; Hillhouse, G. C.; De Kock, P. R.; Wallace, S. J.

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TY - JOUR

T1 - Polarization transfer observables for quasielastic proton-nucleus scattering in terms of a complete Lorentz invariant representation of the NN scattering matrix

AU - Van Der Ventel, B. I.S.

AU - Hillhouse, G. C.

AU - De Kock, P. R.

AU - Wallace, S. J.

PY - 1999/1/1

Y1 - 1999/1/1

N2 - For the calculation of polarization transfer observables for quasielastic scattering of protons on nuclei, a formalism in the context of the relativistic plane wave impulse approximation is developed, in which the interaction matrix is expanded in terms of a complete set of 44 independent invariant amplitudes. A boson-exchange model is used to predict the 39 amplitudes that were omitted in the formerly used five-term parameterization, the SPVAT (scalar, pseudoscalar, vector, axial-vector, tensor) form of the nucleon-nucleon scattering matrix. Use of the complete set of amplitudes eliminates the arbitrariness of the five-term representation.

AB - For the calculation of polarization transfer observables for quasielastic scattering of protons on nuclei, a formalism in the context of the relativistic plane wave impulse approximation is developed, in which the interaction matrix is expanded in terms of a complete set of 44 independent invariant amplitudes. A boson-exchange model is used to predict the 39 amplitudes that were omitted in the formerly used five-term parameterization, the SPVAT (scalar, pseudoscalar, vector, axial-vector, tensor) form of the nucleon-nucleon scattering matrix. Use of the complete set of amplitudes eliminates the arbitrariness of the five-term representation.

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JO - Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics

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