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Search for Neutral-Weak-Current Effects in the Nucleus 18F

Barnes, C. A. and Lowry, M. M. and Davidson, J. M. and Marrs, R. E. and Morinigo, F. B. and Chang, B. and Adelberger, E. G. and Swanson, H. E. (1978) Search for Neutral-Weak-Current Effects in the Nucleus 18F. Physical Review Letters, 40 (13). pp. 840-843. ISSN 0031-9007. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.40.840.

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The circular polarization of the γ rays from the 1.08→0.0 MeV transition of 18F has been measured to be (-0.7 ± 2.0) × 10^-3, a value significantly smaller than predicted by recent calculations which include the effects of neutral weak currents.

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Additional Information:©1978 The American Physical Society. Received 21 November 1977. The California State, Los Angeles, Van de Graaf accelerator laboratory is operated with State of California funds. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation (Grant No. PHY76-83685), by the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration (Contract EY-77-C-06-1388), and by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. While this work was in progress, many persons have contributed, including D. Brown, L. Carson, W. Davis, L. Gin, P. Ingallas, C. Malone, D. Scott, and H. Winkler. We acknowledge discussions with R. Bond, M. Gell-Mann, E. Henley, P. Herczeg, and S. Weinberg.
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