A Study of the 12C(gamma,pd) Reaction

McAllister, Stephen John (1997) A Study of the 12C(gamma,pd) Reaction. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The work presented in this thesis describes the first experimental study of the 12C(gamma,pd) reaction using tagged photons in the energy range 110MeV to 400MeV. The experiment was carried out using the MAMI-B c.w. electron accelerator at the Institut fur Kernphysik, Mainz, Germany. Bremsstrahlung photons were produced on a thin nickel foil and are tagged by momentum analysing the recoiling electrons using the Glasgow tagging spectrometer. The Tagger tags photons with an energy resolution of 2MeV and a photon flux of ~108s-1. The 12C target was in the form of a 2mm thick graphite sheet. A plastic scintillator hodoscope PiP was used to detect the protons from the target and in three settings covered polar angles from 22.7

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Bob Owens
Keywords: Nuclear physics and radiation, High energy physics
Date of Award: 1997
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1997-75888
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 19 Nov 2019 17:39
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 17:39
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/75888

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