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Experimental tests of triple Regge theory

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Kennett, Rosemary Gillian (1980) Experimental tests of triple Regge theory. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-05052005-113303

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The results of measurements on the inclusive production of [...] and [...] mesons from 100 GeV [...], [...], p and [...] beams in the triple Regge kinematic region are presented. Fits are made to the predictions of the triple Regge model which show that the model is successful. The [...], [...], K* and N Regge trajectories are extracted from the fits and they all agree with those found from exclusive processes at low -t. For -t above about 1.5 [...], the [...] and [...] trajectories both flatten off at a value of about -0.5. Evidence is seen for the wrong signature nonsense zero of the [...]. Results on the neutral final state production of [...] and [...] mesons from [...] beams are also presented and the [...] and [...] trajectories extracted using an extended triple Regge theory are in agreement with those from both the inclusive and exclusive processes. Comparisons with predictions from QCD are made.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
Major Option:Physics
Thesis Availability:Restricted to Caltech community only
Research Advisor(s):
  • Walker, Robert Lee
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:25 September 1979
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-05052005-113303
Persistent URL:http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechETD:etd-05052005-113303
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ID Code:1620
Collection:CaltechTHESIS
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Deposited On:09 May 2005
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 02:39

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