Measurements of the γvp→p′π+π− cross section with the CLAS detector for 0.4GeV2 < Q2 < 1.0GeV2 and 1.3GeV < W < 1.825GeV

Fedotov, G. V. et al. (2018) Measurements of the γvp→p′π+π− cross section with the CLAS detector for 0.4GeV2 < Q2 < 1.0GeV2 and 1.3GeV < W < 1.825GeV. Physical Review C, 98(2), 025203. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevC.98.025203)

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Abstract

New results on the single-differential and fully integrated cross sections for the process γvp → p π+π− are presented. The experimental data were collected with the CLAS detector at Jefferson Laboratory. Measurements were carried out in the kinematic region of the reaction invariant mass W from 1.3 to 1.825 GeV and the photon virtuality Q2 from 0.4 to 1.0 GeV2 . The cross sections were obtained in narrow Q2 bins (0.05 GeV2 ) with the smallest statistical uncertainties achieved in double-pion electroproduction experiments to date. The results were found to be in agreement with previously available data where they overlap. A preliminary interpretation of the extracted cross sections, which was based on a phenomenological meson-baryon reaction model, revealed substantial relative contributions from nucleon resonances. The data offer promising prospects to improve knowledge on the Q2 evolution of the electrocouplings of most resonances with masses up to ∼1.8 GeV.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Sokhan, Dr Daria and McKinnon, Dr Bryan and Ireland, Professor David and Livingston, Dr Kenneth and MacGregor, Professor I and Montgomery, Dr Rachel and Protopopescu, Dr Dan
Authors: Fedotov, G. V., Skorodumina, I. A., Burkert, V. D., Gothe, R. W., Hicks, K., Mokeev, V. I., Adhikari, S., Armstrong, W. R., Avakian, H., Ball, J., Balossino, I., Barion, L., Bashkanov, M., Battaglieri, M., Batourine, V., Bedlinskiy, I., Biselli, A. S., Boiarinov, S., Briscoe, W. J., Brooks, W. K., Carman, D. S., Celentano, A., Charles, G., Chetry, T., Ciullo, G., Clary, B. A., Cole, P. L., Contalbrigo, M., Cortes, O., D'Angelo, A., Dashyan, N., De Vita, R., De Sanctis, E., Defurne, M., Deur, A., Djalali, C., Dupre, R., Egiyan, H., Fassi, L. E., Eugenio, P., Fersch, R., Gavalian, G., Ghandilyan, Y., Gilfoyle, G. P., Girod, F. X., Golovatch, E., Griffioen, K. A., Guo, L., Hafidi, K., Hakobyan, H., Hanretty, C., Harrison, N., Hattawy, M., Heddle, D., Holtrop, M., Ilieva, Y., Ireland, D. G., Ishkhanov, B. S., Isupov, E. L., Jenkins, D., Jo, H. S., Johnston, S., Joosten, S., Kabir, M. L., Keller, D., Khachatryan, G., Khachatryan, M., Khandaker, M., Kim, A., Kim, W., Klein, A., Klein, F. J., Kubarovsky, V., Kuleshov, S. V., Lanza, L., Lenisa, P., Livingston, K., MacGregor, I. J. D., Markov, N., McKinnon, B., Mineeva, T., Montgomery, R. A., Munoz Camacho, C., Nadel-Turonski, P., Niccolai, S., Niculescu, G., Osipenko, M., Paolone, M., Paremuzyan, R., Park, K., Pasyuk, E., Pogorelko, O., Price, J. W., Procureur, S., Prok, Y., Protopopescu, D., Ripani, M., Riser, D., Ritchie, B. G., Rizzo, A., Sabatié, F., Salgado, C., Schumacher, R. A., Sharabian, Y. G., Smith, G. D., Sober, D. I., Sokhan, D., Sparveris, N., Strakovsky, I. I., Strauch, S., Taiuti, M., Tan, J. A., Tyler, N., Ungaro, M., Voskanyan, H., Voutier, E., Wei, X., Wood, M. H., Zachariou, N., Zhang, J., and Zhao, Z. W.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review C
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN:2469-9985
ISSN (Online):2469-9993
Published Online:21 August 2018
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2018 American Physical Society
First Published:First published in Physical Review C 98(2): 025203
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the publisher copyright policy

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