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Cross-Sections for Production of Artificial Mesons

Nature volume 160, pages 5960 (12 July 1947) | Download Citation

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Anticipating that mesons may be produced shortly in laboratory experiments by nucleons or photons of a few hundred million volts, we have applied the theory of radiation damping to compute the cross-sections for the production of mesons in two collision processes.

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  1. Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. April 17.

    • CÉCILE MORETTE
    •  & H. W. PENG

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