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Intermediate boson production in pion-proton collisions

Dombey, Norman (1961) Intermediate boson production in pion-proton collisions. Physical Review Letters, 6 (2). pp. 66-68. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:DOMprl61

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Abstract

The current-current hypothesis has been applied in recent years to the study of the weak interactions. The conserved vector current(1) hypothesis and the pionic character of the divergence of the axial vector current(2) have evolved in its wake. So has the idea of a boson field which mediates all weak interactions.(3) This note deals only with the vector part of the current, leaving for another time similar calculations with the axial vector part; and examines the possibility of producing the boson W, in pion-nucleon collisions, in case of W having relatively low mass.(4)


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Additional Information:©1961 The American Physical Society. Received 7 December 1960. I would like to thank Dr. Leon Landovitz for suggesting this problem, Dr. G. C. Wick for his hospitality at Brookhaven National Laboratory, and Dr. Murray Gell-Mann and Dr. Fredrik Zachariasen for comments and advice.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:17 Oct 2006
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