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Effects of the ρ-nucleon total cross-section on photopion production in the forward direction

Research paper by S. M. Berman, U. Maor

Indexed on: 12 Apr '08Published on: 12 Apr '08Published in: Il Nuovo Cimento (1955-1965)



Abstract

The possible contribution of a ρ-exchange process to the photoproduction of ρ-mesons, which subsequently decay to high-energy pions at very small angles, is examined when the ρ-nucleon vertex is replaced by the total cross-section for ρ-induced reactions.