EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 66, 2014INPC 2013 – International Nuclear Physics Conference
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Hadrons in Nuclei|
|Published online||20 March 2014|
Unveiling the strangeness secrets: low-energy kaon-nucleon/nuclei interactions studies at DAΦNE
1 INFN, Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Frascati (Roma), Italy
2 Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
3 Stefan-Meyer-Institut für subatomare Physik, Vienna, Austria Univeristy of Zagreb, Croatia
4 Univeristy of Zagreb, Croatia
5 Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering (IFIN-HH), Magurele, Romania
6 Excellence Cluster ‘Universe’, Technische Universität Münchn, Garching, Germany
7 Politecnico di Milano, Sezione di Elettronica, Milano, Itay
8 INFN Sez. di Roma I and Inst. Superiore di Sanita, Roma, Italy
9 The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
10 RIKEN, The Institute of Physics and Chemical Research, Saitama, Japan
11 Museo Storico della Fisica e Centro e Studie Ricerche “Enrico Fermi”, Roma, Italy
12 University of Santiago de Compostela, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Published online: 20 March 2014
The DAΦNE electron-positron collider at the Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati of INFN, Italy has made available a unique quality low-energy negatively charged kaons “beam”, which is used to unveil the secrets of the kaon-nucleon/nuclei interactions at low energies by the SIDDHARTA-2 and AMADEUS experiments. SIDDHARTA has already performed unprecedented precision measurements of kaonic atoms, and is being presently upgraded, as SIDDHARTA-2, to approach new frontiers. The AMADEUS experiment plans to perform in the coming years precision measurements on kaon-nuclei interactions at low-energies, to study the possible formation of kaonic nuclei, of the Λ(1405) and of many other processes involving strangeness.
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