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TitleAtomic Number Dependence of Hadron Production at Large Transverse Momentum in 300 GeV Proton--Nucleus Collisions
Author(s)Cronin, J. W.; Frisch, H. J.; Shochet, M. J.; Boymond, J. P.; Mermod, R.; Piroue, P. A.; Sumner, R. L.
Publication DateJuly 15, 1974
Report NumberCOO--3072-29
Unique IdentifierACC0349
Other NumbersCONF-740713--18; OSTI ID: 4260617
Research OrgEnrico Fermi Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (USA); Joseph Henry Laboratories, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ (USA)
Contract NoAT(11-1)-3072
Sponsoring OrgU.S. Atomic Energy Commission (AEC); National Science Foundation (NSF)
Other InformationXVII International Conference on High-energy Physics, London, UK, 1 - 10 July 1974
SubjectN64130* -- Physics (High Energy) -- Particle Interactions & Properties (Experimental) -- Strong (Baryon-induced); *Beryllium 9-- Proton Reactions; *Hadrons-- Particle Production; *Proton Reactions; *Titanium-- Proton Reactions; *Tungsten-- Proton Reactions; Atomic Number; Cross Sections; GeV Range; Nuclear Reaction Yield
KeywordsYields
Related Web PagesJames Cronin, CP Violation, and the Pierre Auger Observatory
AbstractIn an experiment at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory we have compared the production of large transverse momentum hadrons from targets of W, Ti, and Be bombarded by 300 GeV protons. The hadron yields were measured at 90 degrees in the proton-nucleon c.m. system with a magnetic spectrometer equipped with 2 Cerenkov counters and a hadron calorimeter. The production cross-sections have a dependence on the atomic number A that grows with P{sub 1}, eventually leveling off proportional to A{sup 1.1}.
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