A study of double pomeron exchange in π+p and K+p interactions at 250 GeV/c

M. R. Atayan*, I. V. Ajinenko, Yu A. Belokopytov, H. Böttcher, F. Botterweck, M. M. Chapkin, P. V. Chliapnikov, F. Crijns, A. De Roeck, E. A. De Wolf, K. Dziunikowska, A. M F Endler, Z. G. Garutchava, G. R. Gulkanyan, P. van Hal, T. Haupt, J. K. Karamyan, Z. A. Kirakosyan, D. Kisielewska, W. KittelS. S. Megrabyan, F. Meijers, A. B. Michałowska, I. V. Nikolaenko, K. Olkiewicz, V. M. Ronjin, A. M. Rybin, E. K. Shabalina, L. Scholten, O. G. Tchikilev, A. G. Tomaradze, L. A. Tikhonova, V. A. Uvarov, F. Verbeure, R. Wischnewski, S. A. Zotkin

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Quasi-elastic scattering with central dipion cluster production is studied in π+p and K+p interactions at 250 GeV/c. The cross section of double pomeron exchange is obtained as σDPE+p →π++π-)p)=24 ±5 μb and σDPE(K+p→K++π-)p)=19 ±5 μb. The low energy pomeron-pomeron cross section is estimated for the first time.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-360
Number of pages8
JournalZeitschrift für Physik C Particles and Fields
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1991

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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