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Magnitude of High-Energy Meson-Meson Total Cross Sections

Abarbanel, H. D. I. and Chew, G. F. and Goldberger, M. L. and Saunders, L. M. (1970) Magnitude of High-Energy Meson-Meson Total Cross Sections. Physical Review Letters, 25 (25). pp. 1735-1737. ISSN 0031-9007.

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The total cross section for meson-meson scattering at high energy is calculated using a simple, but plausible, SU(n)-symmetric multiperipheral model. The resulting σT is of the order 16π^3/NMv^2 where Mv is the central mass of the dominant low-energy resonance multiplet in elastic meson-meson scattering and N is the dimensionality of the multiplet of the incident mesons. The nongeometric character of this result is discussed.

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Additional Information:© 1970 The American Physical Society. Received 4 November 1970. We wish to acknowledge D. Tow, D.R. Snider, and S.S. Shei that helped to direct our attention to the model discussed here. Research supported by the U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research under Contract No. AF49(638)-1545. [H.D.I.A. was an] Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow.
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