Particle and Nuclear Physics at J-PARC / Edition 1

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Overview

With the imminent operational start of the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex (J-PARC), a range of fundamental experiments in nuclear and particle physics will come within reach in the near future, while this new facility will also provide a pulsed neutron source for applications in materials and life sciences.

The present volume is dedicated the detailed presentation of eight among the most promising fundamental experiments, including the study of rare kaon decays (CP and T violations), neutrino oscillations, pentaquarks, hypernuclei precision spectroscopy, muon sciences (g-2, electric dipole moment, flavour violations) and meson studies (mass modification of vector mesons in medium, bound states in nuclei).

This collection of surveys by leading researcher in the field primarily addresses the many postgraduate students and nonspecialists from related areas entering this research over the next few years - they will find this volume an excellent introduction to both the physics and the particular experiments that will e conducted at J-PARC.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642009600
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 8/26/2009
  • Series: Lecture Notes in Physics Series , #781
  • Edition description: 2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 266
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Overview of J-PARC Shoji Nagamiya 1

1 What Is J-PARC? 1

2 Accelerator and Facility Construction 3

3 Examples of Sciences at J-PARC 8

4 Future of the J-PARC 13

References 15

The T2k Long-Baseline Neutrino Experiment A.K. Ichikawa 17

1 Introduction - The Current Situation in Neutrino Oscillation Physics 17

2 The T2K Long-Baseline Experiment 22

3 T2K Physics Goals 34

4 Summary 42

References 42

KL ? ?°?&numacron; G. Y. Lim 45

1 Introduction 45

2 KEK-PS E391a 48

3 J-PARC E14 62

4 Summary 73

References 74

Search for T Violation in K+ ? ?°µ+? Decays J. Imazato 75

1 Introduction 75

2 ?°µ+? Decay and Muon Transverse Polarization 76

3 Experimental Status of PT 84

4 J-PARC TREK Experiment 87

5 TREK Detector 90

6 Sensitivity 99

7 Summary 101

References 103

Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy of ? Hypernuclei Hirokazu Tamura 105

1 Introduction 105

2 Physics Subjects and Experimental Plans 107

3 Experimental Apparatus 114

4 The Day-1 Experiment: ? Spectroscopy of Light ? Hypernuclei (E13) 119

5 Future Experiments 126

6 Summary 137

References 137

Search for Pentaquark ?+ Megumi Naruki 139

1 Introduction 139

2 Past Experiments with Meson Beams 142

3 J-PARC E19 Experiment 146

4 Future Prospect 157

References 159

In-Medium Mass Modification of Vector Mesons Satoshi Yokkaichi 161

1 Introduction 161

2 Theoretical Predictions 163

3 KEK-PS E325 Experiment 165

4 Other Experiments 177

5 Dielectron Measurement at J-PARC 180

6 Production of Mesic Nuclei at J-PARC 189

References 192

Experimental Investigations of Mesonic Bound States in Nuclei Masahiko Iwasaki 195

1Introduction 195

2 Observation of Deeply Bound Pionic Atoms 196

3 Study of the Kaonic Atom 198

4 Search for Kaon Bound States 204

5 Search for the ø-Meson Bound States 214

6 Summary 226

References 227

Muon Particle and Nuclear Physics Programs at J-PARC Yoshitaka Kuno 231

1 Overview 231

2 Physics Motivation of Lepton Flavor Violation of Charged Leptons 234

3 Phenomenology of µ--e- Conversion 238

4 Overview of LFV Searches at J-PARC 242

5 Phase 1 Comet: µ-e Conversion at 10-16 243

6 Phase 2 Prism: µ-e Conversion at 10-18 256

7 Summary 261

References 261

Index 263

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