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y scaling in electron-nucleus scattering

Day, D. B. and McCarthy, J. S. and Meziani, Z. E. and Minehart, R. and Sealock, R. and Thornton, S. T. and Jourdan, J. and Sick, I. and Filippone, B. W. and McKeown, R. D. and Milner, R. G. and Potterveld, D. H. and Szalata, Z. (1987) y scaling in electron-nucleus scattering. Physical Review Letters, 59 (4). pp. 427-430. ISSN 0031-9007. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.59.427.

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Data on inclusive electron scattering from A = 4, 12, 27, 56, 197 nuclei at large momentum transfer are presented and analyzed in terms of y scaling. We find that the data do scale for y < 0 (x > 1), and we study the convergence of the scaling function with the momentum transfer Q^2 and A.

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Additional Information:© 1987 The American Physical Society. Received 5 March 1987. The authors would like to thank J. Lightbody, J. O'Connell, M. Butler, and S. Koonin for useful conversations and the American University group at SLAC for their assistance. This research was supported by the U.S. Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, and the Swiss National Science Foundation.
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