TITLE

Precision electroweak studies using parity violation in electron scattering

AUTHOR(S)
Paschke, K. D.
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
AIP Conference Proceedings;Nov2013, Vol. 1563 Issue 1, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The nature of new neutral-current interactions can be revealed at the low-energy precision frontier, where studies of parity-violation in electron scattering will complement the energy-frontier studies at the LHC. Measurements of the parity-violating observable APV - the cross-section asymmetry in the scattering of longitudinally polarized electrons from an unpolarized target - are sensitive to possible contact interactions from new physics at multi-TeV mass scales. The 12 GeV upgrade at JLab and a new, high-intensity beam at Mainz offer opportunities for significant improvements in measurements of electron-electron and electron-quark parity-violating interactions.
ACCESSION #
91945091

 

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