K+p elastic scattering at 12.7 GeV/c

P. L. Jain, T. Swissler, M. Primer, R. K. Shivpuri, D. Evans, S. L. Stone, T. Ferbel, P. F. Slattery, H. Yuta

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We have measured the elastic K+p scattering cross section at an incident K+ beam momentum of 12.7 GeV/c. The experimental data for four-momentum transfers -t≤3.5 rmGeV2 are well described by a distribution of the form (ifdσ/dt)o exp(At+Bt2), with ifdσ/dto=25-4+2 mb/GeV2, A=7.2±0.3 GeV-2 and B=1.2±0.2 GeV-4. The cross section for scattering in the backward direction is 0.3 μb (one event).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)568-572
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 1970
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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