Latest results from meson photoproduction at ELSA and MAMI
Department of Physics, University of Basel, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
a e-mail: Bernd.Krusche@unibas.ch
Published online: 9 June 2014
Photoproduction of mesons plays a key role for the investigation of the excitation spectrum of the nucleon and thus for our understanding of the strong interaction in the non-perturbative regime. In this contribution we discuss recent results from the experiments at the tagged photon beams of the electron accelerators ELSA in Bonn and MAMI in Mainz. They include the measurement of cross sections and (double) polarization observables for single meson production and production of meson pairs off free protons as well as of quasi-free nucleons bound in light nuclei (in particular the deuteron).
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