Production of 0 and »0 hyperons by 400-GeV protons

A. Beretvas, L. Deck, T. Devlin, K. B. Luk, R. Rameika, P. Skubic, P. T. Cox, J. Dworkin, O. E. Overseth, R. Grobel, R. Handler, L. Pondrom, M. Sheaff, C. Wilkinson, K. Heller, G. Bunce

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Abstract

Inclusive production cross sections have been measured for the processes p+A0+X (A=Be, Cu, Pb) and for p+Be»0+X. Data were taken at angles of 0, 2, 3.5, 7.3, and 9.8 mrad between the incident 400-GeV proton beam and the outgoing hyperon beam. Production cross sections for and » production were measured at the same time. The A dependence of the 0 cross sections is discussed, along with interpretations in terms of various models.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)53-74
Number of pages22
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume34
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1986

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