EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 182, 20186th International Conference on New Frontiers in Physics (ICNFP 2017)
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Studies of low-energy K- nuclear interactions by AMADEUS
INFN Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, Frascati, Rome, Italy
2 Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
3 Politecnico di Milano, Dip. di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Milano, Italy
4 Horia Hulubei National Institute of Physics and Nuclear Engineering, Magurele, Romania
5 University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
6 INFN Sezione di Milano, Milano, Italy
7 Stefan-Meyer-Institut für Subatomare Physik, Wien, Austria
8 Excellence Cluster ‘Origin and Structure of the Universe’, Garching, Germany
9 Physik Department E12, Technische Universität München, Garching, Germany
10 INFN Sezione di Roma I, Rome, Italy
11 Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Rome, Italy
12 The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
13 RIKEN, The Institute of Physics and Chemical Research, Saitama, Japan
14 Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, Kracow, Poland
15 Museo Storico della Fisica e Centro Studi e Ricerche Enrico Fermi, Rome, Italy
16 National Centre for Nuclear Research, Warsaw, Poland
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Published online: 3 August 2018
The goal of the AMADEUS experiment is to shed light on unsolved fundamental issues in the non-perturbative strangeness QCD sector through the study of lowenergy K- hadronic interactions with light nuclear targets. The main open questions are the controversial nature of the Δ(1405) state, which is investigated in hyperon-pion correlation studies, and the possible existence of exotic antikaon multi-nucleon clusters, whose search in K- induced reactions is intimately related to the studies of the K- multi-nucleon absorption processes in hyperon-nucleon/nucleus channels. The DAΦNE collider at the INFN-LNF provides unique monochromatic low-momentum kaons from the φ meson decay almost at-rest, suitable for the AMADEUS studies. The KLOE detector is exploited 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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