Helicity dependence of the γp→Nπ channels and multipole analysis in the Δ region

Ahrens, J. et al. (2004) Helicity dependence of the γp→Nπ channels and multipole analysis in the Δ region. European Physical Journal A, 21(2), pp. 323-333. (doi:10.1140/epja/i2003-10216-x)

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Abstract

A high-quality double-polarization data set for the helicity dependence of the total and differential cross-sections for both γp→Nπ channels in the Δ region has been obtained in the framework of the GDH experiment. The experiment, performed at the Mainz microtron MAMI, used a 4 π detection system, a circularly polarized photon beam, and a longitudinally polarized frozen-spin target. These data are included in the database to perform a multipole analysis to determine the properties of the Δ(1232) -resonance. For the resonant Δ(1232) multipoles we find a very good agreement with previous analyses, while the nonresonant ones show significant deviations.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Seitz, Dr Bjoern and Annand, Dr John and Rosner, Professor Guenther
Authors: Ahrens, J., Altieri, S., Annand, J.R.M., Anton, G., Arends, H.J., Aulenbacher, K., Beck, R., Bradtke, C., Braghieri, A., Degrande, N., dHose, N., Drechsel, D., Dutz, H., Goertz, S., Grabmayr, P., Hansen, K., Harmsen, J., von Harrach, D., Hasegawa, S., Hasegawa, T., Heid, E., Helbing, K., Holvoet, H., Van Hoorebeke, L., Horikawa, N., Iwata, T., Jahn, O., Jennewein, P., Kageya, T., Kiel, B., Klein, F., Kondratiev, R., Kossert, K., Krimmer, J., Lang, M., Lannoy, B., Leukel, R., Lisin, V., Matsuda, T., McGeorge, J.C., Meier, A., Menze, D., Meyer, W., Michel, T., Naumann, J., Panzeri, A., Pedroni, P., Pinelli, T., Preobrajenski, I., Radtke, E., Reichert, E., Reicherz, G., Rohlof, C., Rosner, G., Ryckbosch, D., Sauer, M., Schoch, B., Schumacher, M., Seitz, B., Speckner, T., Takabayashi, N., Tamas, G., Thomas, A., Tiator, L., van de Vyver, R., Wakai, A., Weihofen, W., Wissmann, F., Zapadtka, F., and Zeitler, G.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:European Physical Journal A
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:1434-6001
ISSN (Online):1434-601X
Published Online:16 August 2004

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