EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 199, 2019MESON 2018 – 15th International Workshop on Meson Physics
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|Published online||01 February 2019|
Overview of strong interaction from kaonic atoms
Racah Institute of Physics, the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
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Published online: 1 February 2019
Experiments on kaonic atoms between 1972 and 1982 at four world-class laboratories established a data base comprising of 24 species along the periodic table. Here we present a short overview of methods for obtaining strong interaction information from these results. Early straight-forward phenomenological analyses and also more sophisticated approaches led to ambiguities and open problems. Using state-of-the-art K̄-nucleon amplitudes plus a phenomelogical multinucleon term can fit the data only when sub-threshold energies are considered. Remaining ambiguities are removed with the help of old bubble-chamber experiments on single-nucleon absorption fraction at threshold.
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