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Title: Search for Pentaquark States at CLAS

Abstract

After the initial claim of discovery of a possible pentaquark state named ?+(1540), many experiments reported positive and negative results opening a discussion about the existence of such exotic particle. Most of the experimental evidence was obtained from data previously collected for other purposes in many reaction channels and under very different kinematic conditions, so that direct comparison of the results of the different experiments are very difficult. New experiments with high resolution and high statistics are needed to solve the controversy. A comprehensive program to search for pentaquark in photoproduction reaction on proton and deuteron was undertaken at Jefferson Laboratory. These second generation experiments cover the few GeV region where most of the positive evidences were found, collecting more than 10 times the existing statistics. First experiments on proton and deuteron were completed showing no evidence for the ?+(1540) and setting upper limits on the production

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Thomas Jefferson Lab National Accelerator Facility
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
955724
Report Number(s):
JLAB-PHY-06-636; 7334877; DOE/ER/40150-4437
TRN: US1004734
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-060R23177
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Paper compiled for BEACH 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; CEBAF ACCELERATOR; DEUTERONS; OPENINGS; PHOTOPRODUCTION; PRODUCTION; PROTONS; RESOLUTION; STATISTICS; SPECTROMETERS

Citation Formats

De Vita, Raffaella. Search for Pentaquark States at CLAS. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
De Vita, Raffaella. Search for Pentaquark States at CLAS. United States.
De Vita, Raffaella. Tue . "Search for Pentaquark States at CLAS". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/955724.
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abstractNote = {After the initial claim of discovery of a possible pentaquark state named ?+(1540), many experiments reported positive and negative results opening a discussion about the existence of such exotic particle. Most of the experimental evidence was obtained from data previously collected for other purposes in many reaction channels and under very different kinematic conditions, so that direct comparison of the results of the different experiments are very difficult. New experiments with high resolution and high statistics are needed to solve the controversy. A comprehensive program to search for pentaquark in photoproduction reaction on proton and deuteron was undertaken at Jefferson Laboratory. These second generation experiments cover the few GeV region where most of the positive evidences were found, collecting more than 10 times the existing statistics. First experiments on proton and deuteron were completed showing no evidence for the ?+(1540) and setting upper limits on the production},
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place = {United States},
year = {Tue May 01 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
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