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Photonuclear experiments with Compton-backscattered gamma beams

 a,  b,  c
a Institute for Nuclear Research, Russian Academy of Sciences, prosp. 60-letiya Oktyabrya 7a, Moscow, 117312, Russian Federation
b National Research Centre ‘Kurchatov Institute’, pl. akad. Kurchatova 1, Moscow, 123182, Russian Federation
c Budker Institute of Nuclear Physics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, prosp. akad. Lavrenteva 11, Novosibirsk, 630090, Russian Federation

Experimental research on photonuclear reactions with gamma beams of intermediate energy (from the meson photoproduction threshold up to several GeV) produced by laser photons Compton backscattered on electrons (positrons) circulating in storage rings is reviewed. Common to all of the studies are the subject (interaction mechanisms of gamma-quanta with nuclei) and the experimental technique (Compton beams), which has come to be widely used in recent years. The experimental and applied possibilities offered by the high-intensity Compton beams created in recent years are also discussed.

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PACS: 25.20.−x, 41.50.+h, 41.60.Cr (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2004v047n04ABEH001743
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2004/4/b/
Citation: Nedorezov V G, Turinge A A, Shatunov Yu M "Photonuclear experiments with Compton-backscattered gamma beams" Phys. Usp. 47 341–358 (2004)
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Оригинал: Недорезов В Г, Туринге А А, Шатунов Ю М «Фотоядерные эксперименты на пучках гаммма-квантов, получаемых методом обратного комптоновского рассеяния» УФН 174 353–370 (2004); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0174.200404b.0353

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