Study of the Hyperon-Nucleon Interaction via Final-State Interactions in Exclusive Reactions

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Abstract

A novel approach that allows access to long-sought information on the Hyperon-Nucleon (YN) interaction was developed by producing a hyperon beam within a few-body nuclear system, and studying final-state interactions. The determination of polarisation observables, and specifically the beam spin asymmetry, in exclusive reactions allows a detailed study of the various final-state interactions and provides us with the tools needed to isolate kinematic regimes where the YN interaction dominates. High-statistics data collected using the CLAS detector housed in Hall-B of the Thomas Jefferson laboratory allows us to obtain a large set of polarisation observables and place stringent constraints on the underlying dynamics of the YN interaction.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Article number026
Number of pages7
JournalSciPost Physics Proceedings
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 25 Feb 2020

Bibliographical note

Proceedings for the 24th edition of European Few Body Conference,
Surrey, UK, 2-6 September 2019.

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Keywords

  • nucl-ex

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