Document Type

Article

Publication Date

3-2000

Department

Physics

Abstract

The parity-violating longitudinal asymmetry of the neutron scattering cross section has been measured for thorium in the off-resonance energy intervals from 30 to 300 eV. The observed result of (0.5±1.6)×10-6 is compared with theoretical predictions.

Required Publisher's Statement

Copyright held by American Physical Society. First published as GE Mitchell et al, New search for parity violation in nonresonant neutron scattering on thorium, Physical Review C, 61, 045503, doi: 10.1103/PhysRevC.61.045503.

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