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Three-body decays of the proton

Wise, Mark B. and Blankenbecler, R. and Abbott, L. F. (1981) Three-body decays of the proton. Physical Review D, 23 (7). pp. 1591-1598. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:WISprd81a

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Abstract

The rates for the three-body proton decays p→ππe+ are related to the rate for the decay p→π0e+. This is done by making an ansatz for the form of the three-body amplitude which is consistent with current algebra and with the measured ππ final-state interactions. We find that the three-body decay rates are comparable with the rate for the two-body decay p→π0e+.


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Additional Information:©1981 The American Physical Society Received 24 October 1980 This work was supported by the DCepartment of Energy under Contract Nos. DE-AC03-76SF00515 (R.B.) and E(11-1)3230 (L.F.A.) and by the Harvard University Society of Fellows (M.B.W.). We are grateful to T. Tsao for assistance with some of the numerical work.
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