The Meson Spectroscopy Program at the Jefferson Laboratory
1 I.N.F.N. sez. di Torino, via P. Giuria, 1, 10125 Torino, Italy
2 Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility, 12000 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News VA 23606, U.S.A.
Published online: 2 June 2015
The experimental techniques that will be applied by the next generation meson spectroscopy experiments at JLab are described. For the first time, these experiments will be able to exploit the features of a photon beam of unprecedented intensity and momentum resolution, that will allow to perform precision studies of meson states with masses below 3 GeV/c2. Photon induced reactions will enhance the production of spin-1 mesons, that are of particular interest according to the most recent Lattice QCD calculations of the lightest exotic hybrid meson.
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