Kaon interferometry in heavy-ion collisions at the CERN SPS

H. Beker, H. Bøggild, J. Boissevain, M. Cherney, J. Dodd, S. Esumi, C. W. Fabjan, D. E. Fields, A. Franz, K. H. Hansen, B. Holzer, T. Humanic, B. Jacak, R. Jayanti, H. Kalechofsky, T. Kobayashi, R. Kvatadze, Y. Y. Lee, M. Leltchouk, B. LörstadN. Maeda, A. Medvedev, Y. Miake, A. Miyabayashi, M. Murray, S. Nagamiya, S. Nishimura, E. Noteboom, S. U. Pandey, F. Piuz, V. Polychronakos, M. Potekhin, G. Poulard, A. Sakaguchi, M. Sarabura, K. Shigaki, J. Simon-Gillo, H. Sletten, W. Sondheim, T. Sugitate, J. P. Sullivan, Y. Sumi, H. van Hecke, W. J. Willis, K. Wolf

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Abstract

K+K+ and K-K- correlations from S+Pb collisions at 200 GeV/c per nucleon and K+K+ correlations from p+Pb collisions at 450 GeV/c per nucleon, are presented as measured by the focusing spectrometer of the NA44 experiment at CERN. Multidimensional fits are performed in order to characterize the kaon-emission volume, which is found to be smaller than the pion-emission volume.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)209-217
Number of pages9
JournalZeitschrift für Physik C Particles and Fields
Volume64
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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