Search for charge -2 mesons in the reaction π-d→(ps)X - Pforward at 13.2 GeV/c

M. S. Alam, N. Baggett, C. Baglin, P. Bonamy, B. Brabson, T. Fieguth, E. C. Fowler, D. Hood, S. E. Jones, A. Kreymer, H. Paik, R. Panvini, J. S. Poucher, A. H. Rogers, S. Stone

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Abstract

A wide variety of final states are explored in the baryon exchange reactions π-d→(ps)X - pforward and π-d→(ns)X-pforward, with a sensitivity of 240 events per microbarn per nucleon. We find no statistically significant evidence for charge -2 exotic mesons or any other new structure over a mass range extending from below the nucleon-antinucleon threshold to about 3.2 GeV.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1685-1688
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume40
Issue number26
DOIs
StatePublished - 1978

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    Alam, M. S., Baggett, N., Baglin, C., Bonamy, P., Brabson, B., Fieguth, T., Fowler, E. C., Hood, D., Jones, S. E., Kreymer, A., Paik, H., Panvini, R., Poucher, J. S., Rogers, A. H., & Stone, S. (1978). Search for charge -2 mesons in the reaction π-d→(ps)X - Pforward at 13.2 GeV/c. Physical Review Letters, 40(26), 1685-1688. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.40.1685