Mass dependence of the transverse momenta of Au projectile fragments at 1.0A GeV

J. L. Chance, F. P. Brady, J. L. Romero, S. Albergo, F. Bieser, Z. Caccia, D. Cebra, A. D. Chacon, Y. Choi, S. Costa, J. B. Elliott, M. L. Gilkes, J. A. Hauger, A. S. Hirsch, E. L. Hjort, A. Insolia, M. Justice, D. Keane, J. C. Kintner, V. LindenstruthM. A. Lisa, H. S. Matis, M. McMahan, C. McParland, W. F.J. Müller, D. L. Olson, M. D. Partlan, N. T. Porile, R. Potenza, G. Rai, J. O. Rasmussen, H. G. Ritter, J. Romanski, G. V. Russo, H. Sann, R. Scharenberg, A. Scott, Y. Shao, B. K. Srivastava, T. J.M. Symons, M. Tincknell, C. Tuve, S. Wang, P. G. Warren, H. H. Wieman, T. Wienold, K. Wolf

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Abstract

The transverse momenta (px,py) of projectile fragments produced by 1.0A GeV 197Au nuclei incident on Au and C targets have been measured. The medium and heavy fragments have px and py distributions, which are wider than predicted by models. For the Au target the widths of the distributions are significantly larger than those for C, particularly for the heavy fragments. The C distributions show a different gross structure, which may be due to the target-projectile size difference.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number014610
Pages (from-to)146101-146105
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review C - Nuclear Physics
Volume64
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2001
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Chance, J. L., Brady, F. P., Romero, J. L., Albergo, S., Bieser, F., Caccia, Z., Cebra, D., Chacon, A. D., Choi, Y., Costa, S., Elliott, J. B., Gilkes, M. L., Hauger, J. A., Hirsch, A. S., Hjort, E. L., Insolia, A., Justice, M., Keane, D., Kintner, J. C., ... Wolf, K. (2001). Mass dependence of the transverse momenta of Au projectile fragments at 1.0A GeV. Physical Review C - Nuclear Physics, 64(1), 146101-146105. [014610]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhsRevC.64.014610