Libbrecht, K. G. and Koonin, S. E. (1979) Coulomb Distortion of Pion Spectra from Heavy-Ion Collisions. Physical Review Letters, 43 (21). pp. 1581-1584. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:LIBprl79
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The effects of final-state π-nucleus electromagnetic interactions in heavy-ion collisions are investigated in a covariant classical formulation. Experimentally observed mid-rapidity peaks in π+ spectra are reproduced by a simple model and are shown to be sensitive to the gross features of the time-dependent nuclear charge distribution.
|Additional Information:||©1979 The American Physical Society Received 11 September 1979 This work was supported in part by the National Science Foundation (Contracts No. PHY77-21602 and No. PHY76-83685), and the California Institute of Technology Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program. One of us (S.E.K.) also gratefully acknowledges support by an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship.|
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