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Apr 10 – 12, 2019
Denver, CO
US/Mountain timezone

X-ray spectroscopy of hadronic exotic atoms and application in foundations of quantum physics

Apr 10, 2019, 3:20 PM
Director's Row J (Denver, CO)

Director's Row J

Denver, CO

Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, 1550 Court Pl. lobby level of the Plaza building
contributed talk Nuclear and Heavy Ion


Dr Johann Marton (Stefan Meyer Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences)


In hadron physics arrays of silicon drift detectors (SDDs) were extremely successful used for spectroscopy of kaonic atoms. Presently new experiments on X-ray spectroscopy at DAFNE/LNF-INFN in Italy and J-PARC in Japan for the first strong interaction studies of kaonic deuterium are in preparation. The development of SDD X-ray detectors is also crucial for experiments in foundation of quantum physics. The experiment VIP (1,2) at the underground laboratory Gran Sasso is using these solid-state detectors. The talk will provide an overview of application of SDDs in hadron physics at DAFNE and J-PARC involving kaonic atoms and will discuss the application in the underground experiment VIP. (1) (2) supported by Austrian Science Fund, project P-30635

Primary author

Dr Johann Marton (Stefan Meyer Institute, Austrian Academy of Sciences)

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