EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 130, 2016MESON 2016 – 14th International Workshop on Meson Production, Properties and Interaction
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||05 Meson production - contributions|
|Published online||29 November 2016|
Exclusive ω meson production at COMPASS
1 Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, Germany
2 National Centre for Nuclear Research, Warsaw, Poland
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** Supported by the Polish NCN Grant DEC-2011/01/M/ST2/02350.
Published online: 29 November 2016
Exclusive ω meson production is studied by the COMPASS Collaboration using the CERN 160 GeV/c muon beam and a transversely polarised proton target. Single-spin and double-spin asymmetries are measured, some of which are sensitive to the Generalised Parton Distributions E that are related to quark orbital angular momenta. The results, which are sensitive also to the pion-pole contribution to the production mechanism, are compared to the predictions of a phenomenological model.
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