Investigation of the low-energy kaons hadronic interactions in light nuclei by AMADEUS
1 INFN, Laboratori Nazionali di Frascati, 00044 Frascati, Italy
2 Stefan-Meyer-Institut für Subatomare Physik, 1090 Wien, Austria
3 Excellence Cluster ‘Origin and Structure of the Universe’, 85748 Garching, Germany
4 Physik Department E12, Technische Universität München, 85748 Garching, Germany
5 Museo Storico della Fisica e Centro Studi e Ricerche Enrico Fermi, Italy
6 National Centre for Nuclear Research, 00681 Warsaw, Poland
7 Dipartimento M.I.F.T. dell’Università di Messina, 98166 Messina, Italy
8 INFN Gruppo collegato di Messina, 98166 Messina, Italy
9 Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie applicate, Università ‘Guglielmo Marconi’, 00193 Roma, Italy
10 Institute of Physics, Jagiellonian University, 30-059 Cracow, Poland
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Published online: 29 November 2016
The AMADEUS experiment deals with the investigation of the low-energy kaon-nuclei hadronic interaction at the DAΦNE collider at LNF-INFN. This study is fundamental to solve longstanding questions concerning interactions of strange quarks in the non-perturbative QCD. AMADEUS step 0 consisted in the reanalysis of the 2004/2005 KLOE data, exploiting K− absorptions in H, 4He, 9Be and 12C, leading to the first invariant mass spectroscopy study with very low momentum (100 MeV/c) in-flight K− captures. In this paper, we present an overview of the analysis strategy, with particular emphasis on the results obtained in the analyses of the events with correlated Σ0 and p.
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