Tanya O’Neill

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The construction and use of a dual radiator Ring ImagingČerenkov (RICH) detector is described. This instrument was developed for the HERMES experiment at DESY which emphasises measurements of semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering. It provides particle identification for pions, kaons, and protons in the momentum range from 2 to 15 GeV, which is essential(More)
The inclusive A(e,eЈ) cross section for xӍ1 was measured on 2 H, C, Fe, and Au for momentum transfers Q 2 from 1 to 6.8 ͑GeV/c) 2. The scaling behavior of the data was examined in the region of transition from y scaling to x scaling. Throughout this transitional region, the data exhibit ␰ scaling, reminiscent of the Bloom-Gilman duality seen in free nucleon(More)
Separated longitudinal and transverse cross sections for charged pion electroproduction from 1 H, 2 H, and 3 He were measured at Q 2 ෇ 0.4 ͑GeV͞c͒ 2 for two values of the invariant mass, W ෇ 1.15 GeV and W ෇ 1.60 GeV, in a search for a mass dependence which would signal the effect of nuclear pions. This is the first such study that includes recoil momenta(More)
Humans are visiting Antarctica in increasing numbers, and the ecological effect of rapid soil habitat alteration due to human-induced physical disturbance is not well understood. An experimental soil disturbance trial was set up near Scott Base on Ross Island, to investigate the immediate and short-term changes to bacterial community structure, following(More)
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