Radiative width of the K*+ (1430)

S. Cihangir, D. Berg, J. Biel, C. Chandlee, B. Collick, T. Droege, T. Ferbel, S. Heppelmann, J. Huston, T. Jensen, A. Jonckheere, T. Joyce, P. Koehler, F. Lobkowicz, Y. Makdisi, M. Marshak, M. McLaughlin, C. Nelson, T. Ohshima, E. PetersonK. Ruddick, M. Shupe, P. Slattery, P. Thompson, M. Zielinski

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Using the Primakoff formalism, we have extracted the radiative decay width of the K*+(1430) produced in coherent interactions of 200 GeV/c K+ mesons in nuclear targets. The width obtained is 240 ± 45 keV, a value reasonably consistent with quark-model predictions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)123-125
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Nov 4 1982

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Research supported by the Department of Energy and the National Science Foundation.


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