Near threshold photoproduction of η mesons off the proton

Krusche, B. et al. (1995) Near threshold photoproduction of η mesons off the proton. Physical Review Letters, 74(19), Art. 3736. (doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.74.3736)

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Abstract

We have measured precise total and differential cross sections for the reaction γp→pη from threshold to 790 MeV at the MAMI accelerator in Mainz with the neutral meson spectrometer TAPS. Resonance parameters of the S11(1535) resonance and the electromagnetic coupling γp→S11 have been extracted from the data. Contributions from the D13(1520) resonance to η photoproduction in the threshold region have been identified for the first time via interference terms in the angular distributions.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:McGeorge, Dr John and Owens, Professor Robert and MacGregor, Professor Douglas
Authors: Krusche, B., Ahrens, J., Anton, G., Beck, R., Fuchs, M., Gabler, A., Härter, F., Hall, S., Harty, P., Hlavac, S., MacGregor, I.J.D., McGeorge, D., Metag, V., Owens, R., Peise, J., Röbig-Landau, M., Schubert, A., Simon, R., Ströher, H., and Tries, V.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:Physical Review Letters
Publisher:American Physical Society
ISSN:0031-9007
ISSN (Online):1079-7114

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