Radiative width of the ρ- meson

D. Berg, C. Chandlee, S. Cihangir, T. Ferbel, T. Jensen, F. Lobkowicz, C. A. Nelson, T. Ohshima, P. Slattery, P. Thompson, J. Biel, T. Droege, A. Jonckheere, P. F. Koehler, Steven Heppelmann, T. Joyce, Y. Makdisi, M. Marshak, E. Peterson, K. RuddickT. Walsh

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The excitation of high-energy pions in the nuclear Coulomb field has been investigated. The data, analyzed assuming the presence of both electromagnetic and strong contributions to coherent production of π-π0 systems, yield a decay width for ρ-→π-γ of 67±7 keV.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)706-709
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1980


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Berg, D., Chandlee, C., Cihangir, S., Ferbel, T., Jensen, T., Lobkowicz, F., ... Walsh, T. (1980). Radiative width of the ρ- meson. Physical Review Letters, 44(11), 706-709. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.44.706