New Measurements of Polarization and Differential Cross Sections in K+p Elastic Scattering in the 1.7-3-GeV/c Range

R. Patton, W. A. Barletta, R. D. Ehrlich, A. Etkin, P. A. Souder, M. E. Zeller, M. Mishina, D. M. Lazarus

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Abstract

We have measured the polarization parameter and differential cross sections in K+p elastic scattering from a polarized target from small |t| and small |u| at five momentum points: 1.7, 2.1, 2.4, 2.7, and 3.0 GeV/c. The polarized-proton target was butanol cooled at 0.5Ǎ° by a He3-He4 refrigerator; a combination of multiwire proportional chambers and scintillation counters detected the scattered particles. The results for small |u| are discussed in the context of pure Regge-pole models with exchange-degenerate Λ trajectories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)975-978
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume34
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1975
Externally publishedYes

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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