EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 137, 2017XIIth Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Section F: Nuclear and Astroparticle Physics|
|Published online||22 March 2017|
Investigation of the low-energy kaons hadronic interactions in light nuclei by AMADEUS
1 INFN, Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, 00044 Frascati, Italy
2 Museo Storico della Fisica e Centro Studi e Ricerche Enrico Fermi, Italy
3 Stefan-Meyer-Institut für Subatomare Physik, 1090 Wien, Austria
4 Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
5 Excellence Cluster ‘Origin and Structure of the Universe’, 85748 Garching, Germany
6 Physik Department E12, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching, Germany
7 Ruđer Bošković Institute, Zagreb, Croatia
8 National Centre for Nuclear Research, 00681 Warsaw, Poland
9 Dipartimento M.I.F.T. dell’Università di Messina, 98166 Messina, Italy
10 INFN Gruppo collegato di Messina, 98166 Messina, Italy
11 Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie applicate, Università ‘Guglielmo Marconi’, 00193 Roma, Italy
12 Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, 30-059 Kracow, Poland
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Published online: 22 March 2017
The AMADEUS experiment aims to provide unique quality data of K− hadronic interactions with light nuclear targets, in order to solve fundamental open questions in the non-perturbative strangeness QCD sector, like the controversial nature of the Λ(1405) state, the yield of hyperon formation below threshold, the yield and shape of multi-nucleon K− absorption, processes which are intimately connected to the possible existence of exotic antikaon multi-nucleon clusters. AMADEUS takes advantage of the DAΦNE collider, which provides a unique source of monochromatic low-momentum kaons and exploits the KLOE detector as an active target, in order to obtain excellent acceptance and resolution data for K− nuclear capture on H, 4He, 9Be and 12C, both at-rest and in-flight.
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