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Limitation Of The Semirelativistic Approach In Sum Rules And Related Calculations In Atomic Physics, M. L. Rustgi, P.T. Leung, S. A. Long Mar 1988

Limitation Of The Semirelativistic Approach In Sum Rules And Related Calculations In Atomic Physics, M. L. Rustgi, P.T. Leung, S. A. Long

Physics Faculty Publications and Presentations

It is shown that the semirelativistic approach, when applied consistently to atomic calculations involving the Thomas-Reiche-Kuhn sum rule or its applications, may lead to very inaccurate results.


Theory Of Inelastic Lepton-Nucleus Scattering , Granddon D. Yen Jan 1988

Theory Of Inelastic Lepton-Nucleus Scattering , Granddon D. Yen

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

This work reports the studies of the quark structure of a nucleus. Deuterium is the simplest nuclear system with weak binding energy and low average density so that it provides an ideal starting point for this study. Models based on the one photon exchange process should provide a good description of deuterium inelastic lepton scattering data. Furthermore, the available deuterium data cover the widest kinematical range among all A ≥ 2 targets. If the conventional nuclear physics picture is correct, the quasi-elastic nucleon knockout process along with nucleon inelastic processes should be able to account for the inelastic lepton scattering data ...