Measurement of particle production in proton-induced reactions at 14.6 GeV/c

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

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Abstract

Particle production in proton-induced reactions at 14.6 GeV/c on Be, Al, Cu, and Au targets has been systematically studied using the E-802 spectrometer at the BNL-Alternating Gradient Synchrotron. Particles are measured in the angular range from 5°to 58°and identified up to momenta of 5, 3.5, and 8 GeV/c for pions, kaons, and protons, respectively. Mechanisms for particle production are discussed in comparison with heavy-ion-induced reactions at the same incident energy per nucleon.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3906-3920
Number of pages15
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume45
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Jan 1

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Abbott, T., Akiba, Y., Beavis, D., Bloomer, M. A., Bond, P. D., Chasman, C., Chen, Z., Chu, Y. Y., Cole, B. A., Costales, J. B., Crawford, H. J., Cumming, J. B., Debbe, R., Engelage, J., Fung, S. Y., Gushue, S., Hamagaki, H., Hansen, O., Hayano, R. S., ... Zajc, W. (1992). Measurement of particle production in proton-induced reactions at 14.6 GeV/c. Physical Review D, 45(11), 3906-3920. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.45.3906