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Hadrons and Nuclei
Eur. Phys. J. A 5, 191-207

Semi-inclusive deep inelastic lepton scattering off complex nuclei

C. Ciofi degli Atti1 - L.P. Kaptari1 - S. Scopetta2

1 Department of Physics, University of Perugia and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Sezione di Perugia, Via A. Pascoli, I-06100 Perugia, Italy
2 Departament de Fisica Teòrica, Universitat de València, E-46100 Burjassot, València, Spain

Received: 4 March 1999 Communicated by B. Povh

Abstract
It is shown that in semi-inclusive deep inelastic scattering (DIS) of electrons off complex nuclei, the detection, in coincidence with the scattered electron, of a nucleus (A-1) in the ground state, as well as of a nucleon and a nucleus (A-2), also in the ground state, may provide unique information on several long standing problems, such as: i) the nature and the relevance of the final state interaction in DIS; ii) the validity of the spectator mechanism in DIS; iii) the medium induced modifications of the nucleon structure function; iv) the origin of the EMC effect.

PACS
13.40.-f Electromagnetic processes and properties - 21.60.-n Nuclear-structure models and methods - 24.85.+p Quarks, gluons, and QCD in nuclei and nuclear processes - 25.60.Gc Breakup and momentum distributions


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