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Neutron electric form factor at large momentum transfer

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2001-07-01
Tomasi-Gustafsson, E
Rekalo, MP
Based on the recent, high-precision data for elastic electron scattering from protons and deuterons, at relatively large momentum transfer Q(2), we determine the neutron electric form factor up to Q(2) = 3.5 GeV2. The values obtained from the data ( in the framework of the nonrelativistic impulse approximation) are larger than commonly assumed and are in good agreement with the Gari-Krumpelmann parametrization of the nucleon electromagnetic form factors.