Search for heavy hypernuclei produced in the 238U(p,K) ΛA+X reaction at COSY Jülich

T. Hermes, K. Pysz, Z. Rudy, W. Borgs, W. Cassing, L. Jarczyk, B. Kamys, H. R. Koch, P. Kulessa, R. Maier, H. Ohm, D. Prasuhn, O. W.B. Schult, H. J. Stein, A. Strzalkowski, Y. Uozumi, I. Zychor

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Abstract

An experimental program has been started at COSY Jülich for studies of the production and of the decay of heavy hypernuclei using the (p,K) reaction. A recoil-distance method is applied where the internal beam of COSY provides high luminosity. First experimental results on the production cross section and on the hypernucleus lifetime obtained with a 238U target are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)279-286
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Physics A
Volume626
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 17 1997

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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