EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 37, 2012MESON 2012 – 12th International Workshop on Production, Properties and Interaction of MESONS
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|Published online||06 December 2012|
Measurement of OZI rule violation and spin alignment in ϕ and ω production at COMPASS
Institut für Kernphysik, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität, Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 45, 55099, Mainz, Germany
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The COMPASS collaboration at CERN dedicated the 2008 and 2009 run time to hadron spectroscopy measurements with emphasis on the mesonic sector. At 190 GeV/c beam momentum, diffractive and double-Reggeon/Pomeron production mechanisms contribute. Studying vector meson production allows to explore this relatively unknown transition domain. We present results on the ratio of production yields for p p →(1020) p p ϕ and p p → p p ω(782) and its xF dependence where we find an OZI rule violation in the order of a factor of 3. In addition, the spin alignment of ω and ϕ as a function of xF is investigated.
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