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Title:Backward resonance production in pi minus plus proton goes to neutron pi plus pi minus at 8 GeV/c
Author(s):Wagner, Robert Gene
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Eisenstein, Bob I.; Eisenstein, Bob I.
Department / Program:Physics
Discipline:Physics
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):backward resonance productions
liquid hydrogen
neutral hadron
decay angular distributions
resonant states
Abstract:This thesis reports on a study of the interaction n p ~ nn n where the neutron was produced fast and forward in the laboratory. The data were obtained using an 8 GeV/c n beam that was focussed on a liquid hydrogen target located inside the University of Il1inois~Argonne National Laboratory streamer chamber. The chamber was triggered on the interaction of a fast, forward neutral hadron in thick plate optical spark chambers. A total of 866 events had an acceptable 3-constraint fit to n p ~ nn nand satisfied other selection criteria. The data was characterized by backward production of the final states npo, nfo, and delta-(1232)pi+. Differential cross sections and decay angular distributions for these resonant states are presented and the implications for the production mechanisms discussed.
Issue Date:1978
Genre:Dissertation / Thesis
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/25087
Rights Information:1978 Robert Gene Wagner
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-05-31
Identifier in Online Catalog:312182


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