EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 37, 2012MESON 2012 – 12th International Workshop on Production, Properties and Interaction of MESONS
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Published online||06 December 2012|
Kaon and strangeness production in an effective relativistic mean field model
1 Department of Applied Science and Technology, Politecnico di Torino, I-10129 Torino, Italy
2 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN), Sezione di Torino, I-10126 Torino, Italy
We investigate the strangeness production at finite temperature and baryon density by means of an effective relativistic mean-field model with the inclusion of the full octet of baryons and kaon mesons. Kaons are considered taking into account of an effective chemical potential depending on the self-consistent interaction between baryons. In this context, we study the influence of the kaon-nucleon interaction in the determination of the kaon to anti-kaon ratio and in the strangeness production. The results are then compared with a minimal coupling scheme, calculated for different values of the anti-kaon optical potential.
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