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Title: Hadron physics at FAIR

Abstract

To deepen our understanding of the properties and structure of matter, new large-scale facilities are under construction or in preparation worldwide that provide for novel research capabilities in many areas of science.The GSI-Darmstadt laboratory together with the international user community, has developed the concept for such a facility to broadly address frontiers in strong-interaction physics and in the general research with intense ion beams. The new facility builds, and substantially expands, on the present accelerator system. Primary beams of high-energy ions, and secondary beams including antiprotons and beams of short-lived nuclei, together with an intricate system of beam-storage and experimental rings, are its key features.This report provides a short overview of the science motivation of the hadron community for the facility, as well as of its technical layout and performance characteristics.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Planckstr. 1, 64291 Darmstadt (Germany)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20798090
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 814; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 11. international conference on hadron spectroscopy, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), 21-26 Aug 2005; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2176466; (c) 2006 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ANTIPROTONS; HEAVY ION REACTIONS; ION BEAMS; PERFORMANCE; SECONDARY BEAMS; STORAGE RINGS; STRONG INTERACTIONS

Citation Formats

Peters, K. Hadron physics at FAIR. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2176466.
Peters, K. Hadron physics at FAIR. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2176466.
Peters, K. Sat . "Hadron physics at FAIR". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2176466.
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title = {Hadron physics at FAIR},
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abstractNote = {To deepen our understanding of the properties and structure of matter, new large-scale facilities are under construction or in preparation worldwide that provide for novel research capabilities in many areas of science.The GSI-Darmstadt laboratory together with the international user community, has developed the concept for such a facility to broadly address frontiers in strong-interaction physics and in the general research with intense ion beams. The new facility builds, and substantially expands, on the present accelerator system. Primary beams of high-energy ions, and secondary beams including antiprotons and beams of short-lived nuclei, together with an intricate system of beam-storage and experimental rings, are its key features.This report provides a short overview of the science motivation of the hadron community for the facility, as well as of its technical layout and performance characteristics.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2176466},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 814,
place = {United States},
year = {Sat Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2006},
month = {Sat Feb 11 00:00:00 EST 2006}
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  • To deepen our understanding of the properties and structure of matter, new large-scale facilities are under construction or in preparation worldwide that provide for novel research capabilities in many areas of science.The GSI-Darmstadt laboratory together with the international user community, has developed the concept for such a facility to broadly address frontiers in strong-interaction physics and in the general research with intense ion beams. The new facility builds, and substantially expands, on the present accelerator system. Primary beams of high-energy ions, and secondary beams including antiprotons and beams of short-lived nuclei, together with an intricate system of beam-storage and experimentalmore » rings, are its key features.This report provides a short overview of the science motivation of the hadron community for the facility, as well as of its technical layout and performance characteristics.« less
  • The new FAIR facility in Darmstadt has a broad program in the field of hadron and nuclear physics utilizing ion beams with unprecedented intensity and accuracy. The hadron physics program centers around the the high-energy storage ring HESR for antiprotons and the PANDA experiment that is integrated in it. The physics program includes among others topics like hadron spectroscopy in the charmonium mass region and below, hyperon physics, electromagnetic processes and charm in nuclei.
  • The recently established FAIR facility in Darmstadt has a broad program in the field of hadron and nuclear physics utilizing ion beams with unprecedented intensity and accuracy. The PANDA experiment, which is integrated in the HESR storage ring for antiprotons is at the center of the hadron physics program. It includes among others topics like hadron spectroscopy in the charmonium mass region and below, hyperon physics and electromagnetic processes.
  • The science goals underlying the future international Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research--FAIR--[1] that is being realized in Darmstadt span a broad range of research activities on the structure of matter. One component of this facility is directed towards studies of hadronic matter at the sub-nuclear level with beams of antiprotons. These studies focus on two key aspects: confinement of quarks and the generation of the hadron masses. These goals will be pursued by performing precision measurements of charged and neutral decay products from antiproton-proton annihilation in the charmonium mass region. In this talk I present some of the issuesmore » connected to FAIR in which the groups in Cracow and Juelich are extending and intensifying our cooperation.« less
  • The HESR at FAIR is being designed to accelerate and store unpolarized antiprotons in the momentum range from 1.5 to 15 Ge V/c. Different scenarios are proposed to accelerate polarized proton and antiproton beams and finally store and collide them. In this paper required modifications and extensions of the accelerator layout are discussed and luminosity estimates presented.