Hadron research with AMBER at CERN
Keywords:Fixed-target experiment, muon and hadron beams, hadron structure
The recently approved NA66/AMBER experiment (Apparatus for Meson and Baryon Experimental Research) at the CERN Super Proton Synchrotron pursues a broad research program in quantum chromodynamics. It ranges in its first phase from a precision measurement of the proton radius with a 100 GeV muon beam to investigating the quark-gluon structure of mesons in Drell-Yan processes. In a second phase, radio-frequency separated kaon beams will allow to extend such investigations to the strangeness sector.
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