Measurement of the tensor analyzing power Ayy in inclusive breakup of 9 GeV/c deuterons on carbon at large transverse momenta of protons

JINR, 141980 Dubna, Russia; Nagoya University, 464-01 Nagoya, Japan; INPNE, 1784 Sofia, Bulgaria; Miyazaki University, 889-21 Miyazaki, Japan; Moscow State University, 117234 Moscow, Russia
Physics Letters B 01/1998; DOI: 10.1016/S0370-2693(98)00733-3

ABSTRACT The tensor analyzing power Ayy in inclusive breakup of 9 GeV/c deuterons on carbon has been measured at the detected proton angle of 85 mr. The analyzing power remains positive at the highest measured momentum of the proton in definite contradiction with the predictions of the existing models. The vector analyzing power Ay has been obtained simultaneously with Ayy.

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