Bose-Einstein correlations in 14.6 A · GeV/c 28Si + A collisions

T. Abbott, Y. Akiba, D. Beavis, M. A. Bloomer, P. D. Bond, C. Chasman, Z. Chen, Y. Y. Chu, V. Cianciolo, B. A. Cole, J. B. Costales, H. J. Crawford, J. B. Cumming, R. Debbe, J. Engelage, S. Y. Fung, L. Grodzins, S. Gushue, H. Hamagaki, O. HansenR. Hayano, S. Hayashi, S. Homma, H. Z. Huang, Y. Ikeda, 1. Juricic, S. Katcoff, J. Kang, S. Kaufman, K. Kimura, K. Kitamura, K. Kurita, R. J. Ledoux, M. J. Levine, Y. Miake, D. Morrison, R. J. Morse, B. Moskowitz, S. Nagamiya, J. Olness, C. G. Parsons, L. P. Remsberg, H. Sakurai, M. Sarabura, R. Soltz, P. Stankus, S. G. Steadman, G. S.F. Stephans, T. Sugitate, M. Tanaka, M. J. Tannenbaum, M. Torikoshi, J. H. Van Dijk, F. Videbæk, M. Vient, P. Vincent, O. Vossnack, V. Vutsadakis, H. E. Wegner, D. S. Woodruff, Y. D. Wu, W. A. Zajc

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The E802 spectrometer at the Brookhaven AGS has been used to obtain two-particle inclusive pion distributions from E/A = 14.6 GeV 28Si + 197Au arid 27A1 interactions. Data are presented for pions near center-of-mass rapidity, in the nucleon-nucleon frame, from central events. We present preliminary results for source distribution parameters obtained by fitting the two-particle correlation function. The potential for studying kaon correlations in the E802 apparatus is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)531-535
Number of pages5
JournalNuclear Physics, Section A
Issue numberC
Publication statusPublished - 1991 Apr

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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