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Hadrons and Nuclei
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Eur. Phys. J. A 24, s2.109-s2.114 (2005)
DOI: 10.1140/epjad/s2005-04-025-y

Overview of laser systematics

Gordon D. CatesJr.

Department of Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

(Received 15 January 2005 / Published online 08 February 2005)


This paper discusses systematic effects in parity experiments that originate from the laser and optics system that are used in a polarized electron source. Covered are both the sources of systematics, as well as strategies for their minimization.

PACS: 29.25.Bx Electron sources - 29.27.Hj Polarized beams - 42.25.Ja Polarization - 42.25.Lc Birefringence - 11.30.Er Charge conjugation, parity, time reversal, and other discrete symmetries

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