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The upgraded 11 GeV CEBAF polarized electron beam presents a compelling opportunity to measure a weak neutral current amplitude to unprecedented precision at Q 2 M 2 Z. The result would yield a precise measurement of the weak mixing angle sin 2 θ W , a fundamental parameter of the electroweak theory. The experimental goal of δ(sin 2 θ W) ∼ 0.1%, matching(More)
We present a Next-to-Leading order perturbative QCD analysis of world data on the spin dependent structure functions g p 1 , g n 1 , and g d 1 , including the new experimental information on the Q 2 dependence of g n 1. Careful attention is paid to the experimental and theoretical uncertainties. The data constrain the first moments of the polarized valence(More)
JLab has been at the forefront of a program to measure the nucleon spin-dependent structure functions over a wide kinematic range, and data of unprecedented quality has been extracted in all three experimental halls. Higher moments of these quantities have proven to be powerful tools to test QCD sum rules and will provide benchmark tests of Lattice QCD and(More)
Wide-angle exclusive Compton scattering and single-pion photoproduction from the proton have been investigated via measurement of the polarization transfer from a circularly polarized photon beam to the recoil proton. The wide-angle Compton scattering polarization transfer was analyzed at an incident photon energy of 3.7 GeV at a proton scattering angle of(More)
We present new measurements of electron scattering from high-momentum nucleons in nuclei. These data allow an improved determination of the strength of two-nucleon correlations for several nuclei, including light nuclei where clustering effects can, for the first time, be examined. The data also include the kinematic region where three-nucleon correlations(More)