Experimental test of the factorization approximation in the reaction Ca40(p, 2p)K39 at 148.2 MeV

P. G. Roos, N. S. Chant, D. W. Devins, D. L. Friesel, W. P. Jones, A. C. Attard, R. S. Henderson, I. D. Svalbe, B. M. Spicer, V. C. Officer, G. G. Shute

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We present data for the reaction Ca40(p, 2p)K39 at 148.2 MeV. Energy sharing cross sections for the 32+ ground state and excited state are well described by distorted-wave impulse-approximation calculations. An explicit comparison of the results of the factorization approximation with these experimental results provides considerable support for the usual distorted-wave impulse-approximation treatment.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1439-1443
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1978
Externally publishedYes

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