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Title:Multiperipheral models in high energy scattering
Author(s):Jones, Stanley Tanner
Doctoral Committee Chair(s):Wyld, H.W.
Department / Program:Physics
Discipline:Physics
Degree:Ph.D.
Genre:Dissertation
Subject(s):multiperipheral models
high energy scattering
phenomenological studies
multi-Regge model
Abstract:Phenomenological studies are made of two multiperipheral models. The first part, of the thesis is an application of the multi Regge model to the process n- p -> TT+ pi-. pi"" p at .5 GeV Ic. A good description of the data is obtained, including fits to n'llll'!erous multi-particle distributions. We find that predicted dif£ractive slopes are systematically high. Comments on duality and on the Trelman-Yang angle distribution, as they apply to this model, are made. The second part of the thesis is an application of the multiperipheral model to inelastic electron-proton scattering. The form factor vW2 for this process is numerically evaluated in a multiperipheral model with scalar couplings, and in a generalization of this model which allows form factors to accompany. the pion exchange. It is found that although the models are theoretically seale invariant in the sense that "W2 approaches a finite limit as (l-7> -00, this limit is ,approached very slowly; for values of Iq21 .tV 1-7 (GeV/c)2. exprimentally attainable at sac, the models have not reached their scale invariant limits.
Issue Date:1970
Genre:Dissertation / Thesis
Type:Text
Language:English
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/2142/25848
Rights Information:1970 Stanley Tanner Jones
Date Available in IDEALS:2011-07-26
Identifier in Online Catalog:6056187


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