Elastic scattering and particle production in two-prong -p interactions at 8 GeV/c
Results of a high-statistics study of elastic scattering and meson resonances produced by -p interactions at 8 GeV/c are presented. Large statistics and small systematic errors permit examination of the complete kinematic region. Total differential cross sections are given for 0,-, f0, g0, -, 0, and N* resonances. Spin-density matrix elements and Legendre-polynomial moments are given for f resonances. The results for 0 and f0 resonances are compared with the predictions of a Regge-pole-exchange model. Properties of the above resonances are compared and discussed. In particular, we present evidence that the 0 and f0 production mechanisms are similar. The similarity of the g0 t distribution to that of the 0 and f0 suggests a common production mechanism for all three resonances. © 1982 The American Physical Society.
Kitagaki, T; Tanaka, S; Yuta, H; Abe, K; Hasegawa, K; Yamaguchi, A; Nozaki, T; Tamai, K; Maruyama, T; Kikuchi, R; Unno, Y; Otani, Y; Barreiro, F; Benary, O; Brau, JE; Dolfini, R; Hafen, ES; Haridas, P; Hochman, D; Hodous, MF; Hulsizer, RI; Kistiakowsky, V; Napier, A; Noguchi, S; Oh, SH; Pless, IA; Silverman, JP; Trepagnier, PC; Wolfson, J; Wu, Y; Yamamoto, RK; Cohn, HO; Bugg, WM; Condo, GT; Handler, T; Hart, EL
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