The OOPS Program at Bates

  • T. Botto, for the OOPS Collaboration
Conference paper
Part of the Few-Body Systems book series (FEWBODY, volume 14)


We report on recent high-precision, exclusive measurements of γ*N → Δ and of virtual Compton scattering from the proton (VCS). These studies are part of the unique program pursued by the OOPS collaboration at the MIT-Bates laboratory. For the first time we made use of high-duty factor, high-energy, extracted electron beams. The full OOPS set-up was commissioned and new data collected in the H(e, e′p0, H(e, e′π + )n and H(e, e′p)γ reactions.


Virtual Compton Scatter Miss Mass Spectrum Coincidence Time Window Exclusive Measurement Proton Emission Angle 
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  • T. Botto, for the OOPS Collaboration
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  1. 1.MIT-BatesMiddletonUSA

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