Harold JacksonHarold E. Jackson, Jr

Research interests

  • Quark-Gluon Structure of the nucleon,
  • QCD nature of nuclear forces
  • Deep-inelastic lepton scattering
  • Pion-nucleus interactions
  • Photon interactions in the giant dipole region
  • Threshold photoneutron reactions

Biographical sketch

  • 1954, A.B. Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
  • 1960, PhD. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • 1959-62 Assistant Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 1962-73 Associate Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 1974-present Senior Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 1966-67 Collaborateur étranger, Centre d'Etudes Nucleaires de Saclay,
  • 1975-76 Collaborateur étranger, Accelerateur Linéaire de Saclay, France
  • 1981-83 Director, ANL GeV Electron Microtron Project
  • 1984-85 Collaborateur étranger, Institut de Recherche Fondamentale, Saclay, France
  • 1997-2004 Associate Division Director, Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory
  • 2004-present Senior Physicist(emeritus), Physics Division, Argonne National Laboratory

Professional Activities

  • Member, US Nuclear Data Committee, 1966-77
  • Secretary, US Nuclear Data Committee, 1972-73
  • Chairman, US Nuclear Data Committee, 1973-74
  • US Representative, Nuclear Energy Agency, Nuclear Data Committee, 1972-77
  • Chairman, LAMPF LEP Working Group, 1976-77
  • Member, Board of Directors, LAMPF Users' Group, 1979-83
  • Member, LAMPF Program Advisory Committee, 1980-82
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, LAMPF Users' Group, 1982
  • Member, National Advisory Board, Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF), DOE, 1983-1990
  • Chairman, Board of Directors, CEBAF Users Group, 1988-89
  • Member, DOE/NSF Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC), 1986-88
  • Member, KAON Subcommittee of NSAC, 1988-89
  • Member, NSAC Subcommittee on Facility Construction and National Laboratories, 1986
  • Member, DOE/NSF Long-Range Plan Working Group, 1989
  • Member, DOE Program Review, Nuclear Physics, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1990
  • Member, Fellowship Committee, Division of Nuclear Physics, American Physical Society, 1990-1992
  • Associate Editor, Physical Review C, 1991-1993
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Member, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Co-manager, Hall C, CEBAF, 1993-1999
  • Member, LAMPF Program Advisory Committee, 1993-1995
  • Member, TJNAF Program Advisory Committee, 1996-1999
  • Chairman, MIT BATES Program Advisory Committee, 1998-present
  • Member, nominations committee, Division of Nuclear Physics, APS, 1999-2000

Selected Recent Publications

  • Measurement of parton distributions of strange quarks in the nucleon from charged-kaon production in deep-inelastic scattering on the deuteron,
    A. Airapetian, et al., Phys. Lett. B666, 446-450 (2008)
  • Single-Spin Asymmetries in Semi-inclusive Deep Inelastic Scattering on a Transversely Polarized Hydrogen Target,
    A. Airapetian, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 94, 012002 (2005)
  • Quark Helicity Distributions in the Nucleon for up, down, and strange quarks from Semi-inclusive Deep Inelastic Scattering,
    A. Airapetian, et al., Phys. Rev. D71, 012003 (2005)
  •  Evidence for a narrow |S|=1 baryon state at mass of 1528 MeV in quasi-real photoproduction,
    A. Airapetian, et al., Phys. Lett. B585,213-222(2004)
  • Flavor Decomposition of the Sea-Quark Helicity Distributions in the Nucleon from Semi-inclusive Deep Inelastic Scattering,
    A. Airapetian, et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 012005 (2004)
  • Structure of the Nucleon and Nuclei Studied by HERMES, H. E. Jackson,
    Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Particles and Nuclei (PANIC'02), Osaka, Japan, September 30-October 4, 2002; Nucl. Phys. A721, 127c-134c (2003)
  • Flavor Structure of the Nucleon as Revealed at HERMES, H. E. Jackson,
    Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Spin Physics Workshop, Yerevan, Armen ia, June 30-July 3, 2002, eds. D. Steffens and R. Shanidze (US Government, printed in the Netherlands 2003) pp. 9-20
  • HERMES and the Spin of the Proton,
    H. E. Jackson, Int. J. Mod Phys. A17, 3551-3570 (2002)
  • The HERMES Dual-Radiator Ring Imaging Cerenkov Detector,
    N. Akopov, et al.. (the HERMES RICH Collaboration), Nucl. Instrum. Methods A479, 511-530 (2002)
  • Longitudinal Electroproduction of Charged Pions from 1H, 2H, and 3He,
    D. Gaskell et al.,Phys. Rev. Lett. 87, 202301/1-5 (2001)