Hadron Spectroscopy with CLAS and CLAS12

Glazier, D.I. (2015) Hadron Spectroscopy with CLAS and CLAS12. In: Excited QCD 2015, Tatranská Lomnica, Slovakia, 8-14 Mar 2015, p. 503. (doi:10.5506/APhysPolBSupp.8.503)

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Abstract

The CLAS detector completed a highly successful data-taking lifetime in 2012. The mass range accessible with the CEBAF 6 GeV electron beam and the large solid angle of the detector made it the premier facility for studying baryon resonances. The analysis of a great number of final states with differing polarization states is underway and will lead to a greater understanding of the existing nucleon resonances. In the meantime, preparation for an upgraded detector, CLAS12, is progressing. With commissioning due to start in 2016 with a 11 GeV electron beam CLAS12 will kinematically favour the study of mesons. In particular, it will look to resolve outstanding questions as to the make-up of mesonic states in terms of hybrid states with gluonic constituents; states of pure glue; or tetraquark/molecular configurations.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Glazier, Dr Derek
Authors: Glazier, D.I.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Acta Physica Polonica B Proceedings Supplement
ISSN:1899-2358
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2016 The Author
First Published:First published in Acta Physica Polonica B Proceedings Supplement 8(2):503
Publisher Policy:Reproduced under a Creative Commons License

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