July 31, 2018 to August 6, 2018
Maynooth University
Europe/Dublin timezone

Towards understanding the $\phi$ meson in nuclear matter with finite momentum

Aug 5, 2018, 4:30 PM
Hall D (Arts Bldg.)

Hall D

Arts Bldg.

Talk F: Nuclear and Astroparticle Physics Nuclear and Astroparticle Physics


Dr Philipp Gubler (JAEA)


The behavior of the $\phi$ meson in nuclear matter has attracted renewed interest because of (recent and future) experiments that aim to study the $\phi$ meson properties in nuclei [1-3]. Theoretically, many works have however been conducted for the $\phi$ meson at rest with respect to the nuclear medium [4-5]. In this presentation, I will review recent theoretical progress about the behavior of the $\phi$ meson in nuclear matter [6] and, in particular, discuss the effect of finite momentum to these results. Non-zero momentum effects will be especially relevant for future experiments, such as E16 at J-PARC, where the $\phi$ meson will normally not be measured at rest with respect to the surrounding nucleus.

[1] R. Muto et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 98, 042501 (2007).
[2] A. Polyanskiy et al., Phys. Lett. B 695, 74 (2011).
[3] K. Aoki (J-PARC E16 Collaboration), arXiv:1502.00703 [nucl-ex].
[4] P. Gubler and K. Ohtani, Phys. Rev. D 90, 094002 (2014).
[5] P. Gubler and W. Weise, Phys. Lett. B 751, 396 (2015).
[6] H.J. Kim, P. Gubler and S.H. Lee, Phys. Lett. B 772, 194 (2017).

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