Strangeness Nuclear Physics

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Abstract

Recent progress in strangeness nuclear physics is reported. The high-resolution (e, e K+) reaction spectroscopy has been established at JLab as a new means to study Λ hypernuclear structure. Precision γ-ray spectroscopy of hypernuclei has revealed fine structure of various light Λ hypernuclei and clarified ΛN spin-dependent interactions. Production of neutron-rich Λ hypernuclei has become successful by using the (π-, K+) reaction at KEK. Several experimental data have implied existence of deeply-bound over(K, -)-nuclear systems, and their theoretical research is also activated. Kaonic X ray measurements in light nuclei are also being carried out. The J-PARC and other facilities will allow us to accelerate these experimental studies of Λ hypernuclei and K- nuclear systems and to extend hypernuclear physics to double strangeness systems.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)153c-160c
JournalNuclear Physics A
Volume827
Issue number1-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009 Aug 15

Keywords

  • Baryon-baryon interaction
  • Hypernuclei
  • Kaonic X rays
  • Kaonic nuclei
  • Strangeness

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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