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 - 1999/11

Y1 - 1999/11

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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U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevC.60.064618

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevC.60.064618

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:4243636632

SN - 0556-2813

VL - 60

SP - 14

JO - Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics

JF - Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics

IS - 6

M1 - 064618

ER -