2020 Impact factor 3.043
Hadrons and Nuclei
Eur. Phys. J. A 7, 537-541

Near-threshold $\eta$ production in the $p\,d \to p\,d\,\eta$ reaction

F. Hibou1 - C. Wilkin2 - A.M. Bergdolt1 - G. Bergdolt1 - O. Bing1 - M. Boivin3 - A. Bouchakour1 - F. Brochard3,6 - M.P. Combes-Comets4 - P. Courtat4 - R. Gacougnolle4 - Y. Le Bornec4 - A. Moalem5 - F. Plouin3,6 - F. Reide4 - B. Tatischeff4 - N. Willis4

1 Institut de Recherches Subatomiques, IN2P3-CNRS/Université Louis Pasteur B.P. 28, 67037 Strasbourg Cedex 2, France
2 University College London, London WC1E 6BT, UK
3 Laboratoire National Saturne, 91191 Gif-sur-Yvette Cedex, France
4 Institut de Physique Nucléaire, IN2P3-CNRS/Université Paris-Sud, 91406 Orsay Cedex, France
5 Physics Department, Ben Gurion University, 84105 Beer Sheva, Israel
6 LPNHE, Ecole Polytechnique, 91128 Palaiseau, France

Received: 23 March 2000 Communicated by J. Äystö

Abstract
The total cross section of the $p\,d \to p\,d\,\eta$ reaction has been measured at two energies near threshold by detecting the final proton and deuteron in a magnetic spectrometer. The values are somewhat larger than expected on the basis of two simple theoretical estimates.

PACS
13.60.Le Meson production - 25.10.+s Nuclear reactions involving few-nucleon systems - 25.40.Ve Other reactions above meson production thresholds (energies > 400 MeV)


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