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Don Scipione (ACMEX)

Date: Tue. April 27th, 2021, 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Nuclear Levels as Analyzers of High Energy Interactions

The theme of the talk is measurement, and how a clever experiment can eliminate the need for complex, model-dependent analysis.

My thesis demonstrated the ability of using the excitation of Carbon to its first excited state as a target to select diffractive high energy interactions. In this talk, I will describe unpublished results from an experiment performed at Brookhaven National Laboratory where this technique was used to study properties of the A1 meson, a diffractively produced excited state of the pion. The results are in (three sigma) tension with the Particle Data Group’s estimate for the A1 mass.


Host: Idit Zehavi


Zoom meeting ID:  999 3023 4812
For the password to access the meeting please contact one of us:
Kurt Hinterbichler: kjh92
Kara Farnsworth: kmf137
Ellen Rabe: exr223
Idit Zehavi: ixz6

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