Production and interaction of the η meson with nucleons and nuclei
1 National Centre for Nuclear Research, 05-400 Otwock, Świerk, Poland
2 Faculty of Physics, Astronomy and Computer Science, Jagiellonian University, 30-348, Cracow, Poland
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Published online: 29 November 2016
We report on the status of the search for η-mesic nuclei and the studies of the interaction of the η meson with nucleons. Recently we have completed the analysis of the newWASA-at-COSY data on the production of the η meson with polarized proton beam. New results on the analyzing power for the p̄p → ppη reaction with more than an order of magnitude improved precision shed a new light on the production mechanism of the η meson in nucleon-nucleon collisions. Also, the latest results of the search for η-mesic nuclei are discussed.
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