First measurement of the circular beam asymmetry in the γ p → π0ηp reaction

Kashevarov, V.L. et al. (2010) First measurement of the circular beam asymmetry in the γ p → π0ηp reaction. Physics Letters B, 693(5), pp. 551-554. (doi:10.1016/j.physletb.2010.09.028)

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Abstract

The circular photon asymmetry for π<sup>0</sup>η photoproduction on the proton was measured for the first time at the tagged photon facility of the MAMI C accelerator using the Crystal Ball/TAPS photon spectrometer. The experimental results are interpreted within a phenomenological isobar model that confirms the dominant role of the Δ(1700)D<sub>33</sub> resonance. The measured asymmetry allows us to identify small contributions from positive-parity resonances via interference terms with the dominant D<sub>33</sub> amplitude.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McGeorge, Dr John and Downie, Dr Evangeline and MacGregor, Professor Douglas and Annand, Dr John and Hamilton, Dr David and Glazier, Dr Derek and Rosner, Professor Guenther
Authors: Kashevarov, V.L., Fix, A., Aguar-Bartolomé, P., Akasoy, L.K., Annand, J.R.M., Arends, H.J., Bantawa, K., Beck, R., Bekrenev, V., Berghäuser, H., Braghieri, A., Branford, D., Briscoe, W.J., Brudvik, J., Cherepnya, S., Codling, R.F.B., Demissie, B.T., Downie, E.J., Drexler, P., Fil'kov, L.V., Glazier, D.I., Gregor, R., Hamilton, D., Heid, E., Hornidge, D., Jaegle, I., Jahn, O., Jude, T.C., Kellie, J.D., Keshelashvili, I., Kondratiev, R., Korolija, M., Kotulla, M., Koulbardis, A., Kruglov, S., Krusche, B., Lisin, V., Livingston, K., MacGregor, I.J.D., Maghrbi, Y., Manley, D.M., Martinez-Fabregate, M., McGeorge, J.C., McNicoll, E.F., Mekterovic, D., Metag, V., Micanovic, S., Middleton, D., Mushkarenkov, A., Nefkens, B.M.K., Nikolaev, A., Novotny, R., Ostrick, M., Otte, P.B., Oussena, B., Pedroni, P., Pheron, F., Polonski, A., Prakhov, S.N., Robinson, J., Rosner, G., Rostomyan, T., Schumann, S., Sikora, M.H., Sober, D., Starostin, A., Stakovsky, I.I., Suarez, I.M., Supek, I., Tarbert, C., Thiel, M., Thomas, A., Unverzagt, M., Watts, D.P., Werthmüller, D., Zamboni, I., and Zehr, F.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physics Letters B
Publisher:Elsevier BV
ISSN:0370-2693
Published Online:18 September 2010

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