Electromagnetic decay of the Σ0(1385) to Λγ

Keller, D. et al. (2011) Electromagnetic decay of the Σ0(1385) to Λγ. Physical Review D, 83(7), 072004. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.83.072004)

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Abstract

The electromagnetic decay Σ0(1385)→Λγ was studied using the CLAS detector at the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility. A real photon beam with a maximum energy of 3.8 GeV was incident on a proton target, producing an exclusive final state of K+Σ*0. We report the decay widths ratio Σ0(1385)→Λγ/Σ0(1385)→Λπ0=1.42±0.12(stat)+0.11−0.07(sys)%. This ratio is larger than most theoretical predictions by factors ranging from 1.5–3, but is consistent with the only other experimental measurement. From the reported ratio we calculate the partial width and electromagnetic transition magnetic moment for Σ0(1385)→Λγ.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McKinnon, Dr Bryan and Fegan, Mr Stuart and Protopopescu, Dr Dan and Ireland, Professor David and Smith, Mr Gordon and MacGregor, Professor I and Rosner, Professor Guenther
Authors: Keller, D., Hicks, K., Adhikari, K.P., Adhikari, K.P., Adikaram, D., Aghasyan, M., Amarian, M., Baghdasaryan, H., Ball, J., Battaglieri, M., Batourine, V., Bedlinskiy, I., Bennett, R.P., Biselli, A.S., Branford, D., Briscoe, W.J., Brooks, W.K., Burkert, V.D., Careccia, S.L., Carman, D.S., Casey, L., Cole, P.L., Contalbrigo, M., Crede, V., D'Angelo, A., Daniel, A., Dashyan, N., De Vita, R., De Sanctis, E., Deur, A., Dey, B., Dickson, R., Djalali, C., Doughty, D., Dupre, R., Egiyan, H., El Alaoui, A., El Fassi, L., Eugenio, P., Fedotov, G., Fegan, S., Forest, T.A., Gabrielyan, M.Y., Gavalian, G., Gevorgyan, N., Giovanetti, K.L., Girod, F.X., Gohn, W., Golovatch, E., Gothe, R.W., Graham, L., Guidal, M., Guegan, B., Hafidi, K., Hakobyan, H., Hanretty, C., Holtrop, M., Ilieva, Y., Ireland, D.G., Isupov, E.L., Jawalkar, S.S., Jenkins, D., Jo, H.S., Joo, K., Khandaker, M., Khetarpal, P., Kim, A., Kim, W., Klein, A., Klein, F.J., Konczykowski, P., Kubarovsky, V., Kuleshov, S.V., Kuznetsov, V., Lu, H.Y., MacGregor, I.J.D., Markov, N., McAndrew, J., McKinnon, B., Meyer, C.A., Micherdzinska, A.M., Mirazita, M., Mokeev, V., Moreno, B., Moriya, K., Morrison, B., Moutarde, H., Munevar, E., Nadel-Turonski, P., Ni, A., Niccolai, S., Niculescu, G., Niculescu, I., Osipenko, M., Ostrovidov, A.I., Paremuzyan, R., Park, K., Park, S., Pasyuk, E., Pereira, S. A., Pappalardo, L. L., Pisano, S., Pogorelko, O., Pozdniakov, S., Price, J.W., Procureur, S., Protopopescu, D., Raue, B.A., Ripani, M., Ritchie, B.G., Rosner, G., Rossi, P., Sabatie, F., Saini, M.S., Salgado, C., Schott, D., Schumacher, R.A., Seder, E., Seraydaryan, H., Sharabian, Y.G., Smith, E.S., Smith, G.D., Sober, D.I., Stepanyan, S.S., Stoler, P., Strakovsky, I.I., Strauch, S., Taiuti, M., Tang, W., Taylor, C.E., Vernarsky, B., Vineyard, M.F., Voutier, E., Weinstein, L.B., Watts, D.P., Wood, M.H., Zachariou, N., Zana, L., Zhao, B., and Zhao, Z.W.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review D
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN:1550-7998
ISSN (Online):1089-4918
Published Online:21 April 2011

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