Kaonic nuclei probed by the in-flight (K-, n) reaction

T. Kishimoto, T. Hayakawa, S. Ajimura, S. Minami, A. Sakaguchi, Y. Shimizu, R. E. Chrien, M. May, P. Pile, A. Rusek, R. Sutter, H. Noumi, H. Tamura, M. Ukai, Y. Miura, K. Tanida

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Kaonic nuclei are observed by the (K-, n) reaction. The spectra indicate that the kaon nuclear potential is strongly attractive which seems to contradict many theoretical predictions. It suggests that kaon condensation is taking place in the core of neutron stars.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-390
Number of pages8
JournalNuclear Physics A
Issue number1-4 SPEC. ISS.
Publication statusPublished - 2005 May 30

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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