Polarization of + hyperons produced by 400-GeV protons

C. Wilkinson, R. Handler, B. Lundberg, L. Pondrom, M. Sheaff, P. T. Cox, C. Dukes, J. Dworkin, O. E. Overseth, A. Beretvas, L. Deck, T. Devlin, K. B. Luk, R. Rameika, R. Whitman, K. Heller

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The polarization of 26 000 + hyperons produced by 400-GeV protons on Be has been measured. The polar0izations of + and hyperons have the opposite sign. The magnitude increases with momentum at 5-mrad production angle, and averages 22% over the momentum range 140 to 280 GeV/c.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)803-806
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jan 1 1981

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