Study of charged-pseudoscalar-meson photoproduction from hydrogen and deuterium with 16-GeV linearly polarized photons

D. J. Quinn, J. P. Rutherford, M. A. Shupe, D. J. Sherden, R. H. Siemann, C. K. Sinclair

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Abstract

The asymmetries in forward -N, -, and K+-(+) photoproduction have been measured with a 16-GeV linearly polarized beam. The experimental method and the procedures for extracting cross sections and asymmetries from the data are discussed in detail. Information on the energy and momentum-transfer dependence of cross sections for natural- and unnatural-parity exchange, interference between exchanges of opposite G parity, and vector-meson dominance is obtained and discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1553-1583
Number of pages31
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume20
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1979

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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