K+Λ and K+Σ0 photoproduction with fine center-of-mass energy resolution

Jude, T.C. et al. (2014) K+Λ and K+Σ0 photoproduction with fine center-of-mass energy resolution. Physics Letters B, 735, pp. 112-118. (doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2014.06.015)

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Abstract

Measurements of γp→K+Λ and γp→K+Σ0 cross-sections have been obtained with the photon tagging facility and the Crystal Ball calorimeter at MAMI-C. The measurement uses a novel K+ meson identification technique in which the weak decay products are characterized using the energy and timing characteristics of the energy deposit in the calorimeter, a method that has the potential to be applied at many other facilities. The fine center-of-mass energy (W) resolution and statistical accuracy of the new data results in a significant impact on partial wave analyses aiming to better establish the excitation spectrum of the nucleon. The new analyses disfavor a strong role for quark–diquark dynamics in the nucleon.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Glazier, Dr Derek and McGeorge, Dr John and Robinson, Mr Jamie and MacGregor, Professor I and Livingston, Dr Kenneth and McNicoll, Miss Eilidh and Annand, Dr John and Rosner, Professor Guenther
Authors: Jude, T.C., Glazier, D.I., Watts, D.P., Aguar-Bartolomé, P., Akasoy, L.K., Annand, J.R.M., Arends, H.J., Bantawa, K., Beck, R., Bekrenev, V.S., Berghäuser, H., Braghieri, A., Branford, D., Briscoe, W.J., Brudvik, J., Cherepnya, S., Demissie, B.T., Dieterle, M., Downie, E.J., Fil'kov, L.V., Gregor, R., Heid, E., Hornidge, D., Jaegle, I., Jahn, O., Kashevarov, V.L., Keshelashvili, I., Kondratiev, R., Korolija, M., Koulbardis, A.A., Kruglov, S.P., Krusche, B., Lisin, V., Livingston, K., MacGregor, I.J.D., Maghrbi, Y., Manley, D.M., Marinides, Z., Mart, T., Martinez, M., McGeorge, J.C., McNicoll, E.F., Middleton, D.G., Mushkarenkov, A., Nefkens, B.M.K., Nikolaev, A., Nikonov, V.A., Oberle, M., Ostrick, M., Otte, P.B., Oussena, B., Pedroni, P., Pheron, F., Polonski, A., Prakhov, S., Robinson, J., Rosner, G., Rostomyan, T., Sarantsev, A.V., Schumann, S., Sikora, M.H., Sober, D.I., Starostin, A., Strakovsky, I., Suarez, I.M., Supek, I., Thiel, M., Thomas, A., Unverzagt, M., Werthmüller, D., Witthauer, L., and Zehr, F.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physics Letters B
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0370-2693
ISSN (Online):1873-2445
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2014 The Authors
First Published:First published in Physics Letters B 735:112-118
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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