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Kaonic atoms experiment at the DAΦNE collider by SIDDHARTA/SIDDHARTA-2

by M. Skurzok, A. Amirkhani, A. Baniahmad, M. Bazzi, D. Bosnar, M. Bragadireanu, M. Carminati, M. Cargnelli, A. Clozza, C. Curceanu, L. De Paolis, R. Del Grande, L. Fabbietti, C. Fiorini, C. Guaraldo, M. Iliescu, M. Iwasaki, P Levi Sandri, J. Marton, M. Miliucci, P Moskal, S. Niedzwiecki, S. Okada, D. Pietreanu, K. Piscicchia, A. Scordo, M. Silarski, D. Sirghi, F. Sirghi, A. Spallone, M. Tüchler, O. Vazquez Doce, E. Widmann and J. Zmeskal

This Submission thread is now published as SciPost Phys. Proc. 3, 039 (2020)

Submission summary

As Contributors: Magdalena Skurzok
Preprint link: scipost_201911_00042v1
Date accepted: 2019-12-20
Date submitted: 2019-11-25 01:00
Submitted by: Skurzok, Magdalena
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: 24th European Few Body Conference (University of Surrey, U.K.)
Academic field: Physics
  • Nuclear Physics - Experiment
Approach: Experimental


The excellent quality kaon beam provided by the DAΦNE collider of LNF-INFN (Italy) together with SIDDHARTA/SIDDHARTA-2 new experimental techniques, as very precise and fast-response X-ray detectors, allow to perform unprecedented measurements on light kaonic atoms crucial for a deeper understanding of the low-energy quantum chromodynamics (QCD) in the strangeness sector. In this paper an overview of the main results obtained by the SIDDHARTA collaboration, as well as the future plans related to the SIDDHARTA-2 experiment, are discussed.

Published as SciPost Phys. Proc. 3, 039 (2020)

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Published as SciPost Phys. Proc. 3, 039 (2020)

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Submission scipost_201911_00042v1 on 25 November 2019

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Report 1 by Paul Stevenson on 2019-12-17 (Contributed Report)

  • Cite as: Paul Stevenson, Report on arXiv:scipost_201911_00042v1, delivered 2019-12-17, doi: 10.21468/SciPost.Report.1501


The paper presents a summary of the experimental set up for the SIDDHARTA(-2) experiments on kaonic atoms, along with some results in kaonic hydrogen. The paper is a snapshot of work to date as presented at the EFB24 conference, and as such it should appear in the proceedings. It is clearly written and suitable for publication.

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