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Title: Pion production in p+C collisions at 158 GeV/c beam momentum

Abstract

The production of charged pions in minimum bias p+C collisions at 158 GeV/c beam momentum has been studied. A data sample of 377 000 inelastic events were obtained with NA49 detector at CERN SPS. The data cover large phase space ranging from 0 to 1.8 GeV/c in transverse momentum and from -0.1 to 0.5 in Feynman x. The comparison to the measurements in p+p collisions from the same detector allows for the extraction of the projectile and target contribution. The large phase space coverage offers for the first time detailed study of both longitudinal and transverse dependence of the projectile fragmentation in comparison with elementary collisions.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Atomic Physics Department, Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Sofia (Bulgaria)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21057127
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: AIP Conference Proceedings; Journal Volume: 899; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: 6. international conference of the Balkan Physical Union, Istanbul (Turkey), 22-26 Aug 2006; Other Information: DOI: 10.1063/1.2733107; (c) 2007 American Institute of Physics; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). NA49 Collaboration
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; CARBON 12 TARGET; CERN SPS SYNCHROTRON; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; GEV RANGE; INELASTIC SCATTERING; MULTIPARTICLE SPECTROMETERS; PARTICLE IDENTIFICATION; PARTICLE KINEMATICS; PARTICLE PRODUCTION; PHASE SPACE; PIONS; PROTON REACTIONS; PROTON-PROTON INTERACTIONS; TRANSVERSE MOMENTUM

Citation Formats

Makariev, M. Pion production in p+C collisions at 158 GeV/c beam momentum. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1063/1.2733107.
Makariev, M. Pion production in p+C collisions at 158 GeV/c beam momentum. United States. doi:10.1063/1.2733107.
Makariev, M. Mon . "Pion production in p+C collisions at 158 GeV/c beam momentum". United States. doi:10.1063/1.2733107.
@article{osti_21057127,
title = {Pion production in p+C collisions at 158 GeV/c beam momentum},
author = {Makariev, M.},
abstractNote = {The production of charged pions in minimum bias p+C collisions at 158 GeV/c beam momentum has been studied. A data sample of 377 000 inelastic events were obtained with NA49 detector at CERN SPS. The data cover large phase space ranging from 0 to 1.8 GeV/c in transverse momentum and from -0.1 to 0.5 in Feynman x. The comparison to the measurements in p+p collisions from the same detector allows for the extraction of the projectile and target contribution. The large phase space coverage offers for the first time detailed study of both longitudinal and transverse dependence of the projectile fragmentation in comparison with elementary collisions.},
doi = {10.1063/1.2733107},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
number = 1,
volume = 899,
place = {United States},
year = {Mon Apr 23 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
month = {Mon Apr 23 00:00:00 EDT 2007}
}