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Volume 138, 2017XXIII International Baldin Seminar on High Energy Physics Problems Relativistic Nuclear Physics and Quantum Chromodynamics (Baldin ISHEPP XXIII)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Studies of exotic nuclei in relativistic beams|
|Published online||27 March 2017|
Creation of the precision magnetic spectrometer SCAN-3
1 Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia
2 Institute advanced studies «OMEGA», Dubna, Russia
3 Institute of Physics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovak republic
4 Horia Hulubei National Institute of R&D for Physics and Nuclear engineering, IFIN-HH Bucharest, Romania
5 Institute for Space Science, Bucharest-Magurele, Romania
6 Faculty of Science, University of P.J. Šafárik, Košice, Slovak republic
7 Lebedev Physical Institute, Moscow, Russia
8 Tomsk Polytechnic University, Tomsk, Russia
9 Jizzakh State Pedagogical Institute, Uzbekistan
10 Samarkand State University, Uzbekistan
Published online: 27 March 2017
The new JINR project  is aimed at studies of highly excited nuclear matter created in nuclei by a high-energy deuteron beam. The matter is studied through observation of its particular decay products - pairs of energetic particles with a wide opening angle, close to 180°. The new precision hybrid magnetic spectrometer SCAN-3 is to be built for detecting charged (π±, K±, p) and neutral (n) particles produced at the JINR Nuclotron internal target in dA collisions. One of the main and complex tasks is a study of low-energy ηA interaction and a search for η-bound states (η-mesic nuclei). Basic elements of the spectrometer and its characteristics are discussed in the article.
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