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Weak Pion Production and Related Processes


Dombey, Norman (1961) Weak Pion Production and Related Processes. Dissertation (Ph.D.), California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/K5D0-SB40.


NOTE: Text or symbols not renderable in plain ASCII are indicated by [...]. Abstract is included in .pdf document. The matrix element for the interaction W + N [...] + N is studied, where W is a virtual intermediate boson for the weak interactions (or just the weak current). Weak pion production - production of a pion by high energy neutrino collisions with nucleons, and intermediate boson production by pions are governed by this matrix element. The main case of interest is in the energy region where the pion-nucleon 3-3 resonance is dominant. Formulae are derived for solving the problem in this region.

Item Type:Thesis (Dissertation (Ph.D.))
Subject Keywords:(Physics and Mathematics)
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy
Major Option:Physics
Minor Option:Mathematics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Gell-Mann, Murray (advisor)
  • Zachariasen, Fredrik (advisor)
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1961
Record Number:CaltechETD:etd-03172006-094421
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Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:981
Deposited By: Imported from ETD-db
Deposited On:17 Mar 2006
Last Modified:17 Nov 2023 00:01

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