The European Physical Journal C

, Volume 54, Issue 1, pp 169–173 | Cite as

Comments on “Measurement of the production of charged pions by protons on a tantalum target”

  • V. Ammosov
  • I. Boyko
  • G. Chelkov
  • D. Dedovitch
  • F. Dydak
  • A. Elagin
  • M. Gostkin
  • A. Guskov
  • V. Koreshev
  • Z. Kroumchtein
  • Yu. Nefedov
  • K. Nikolaev
  • J. Wotschack
  • A. Zhemchugov
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Abstract

We argue that the cross-sections reported in the article “Measurement of the production of charged pions by protons on a tantalum target” by M.G. Catanesi et al., published in this journal, result from invalid analysis concepts and should not be trusted.

Keywords

Charged Pion Momentum Scale Momentum Resolution Positive Particle Dynamic Distortion 

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© Springer-Verlag / Società Italiana di Fisica 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Ammosov
    • 1
  • I. Boyko
    • 2
  • G. Chelkov
    • 2
  • D. Dedovitch
    • 2
  • F. Dydak
    • 3
  • A. Elagin
    • 2
  • M. Gostkin
    • 2
  • A. Guskov
    • 2
  • V. Koreshev
    • 1
  • Z. Kroumchtein
    • 2
  • Yu. Nefedov
    • 2
  • K. Nikolaev
    • 2
  • J. Wotschack
    • 3
  • A. Zhemchugov
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of High Energy Physics (IHEP)ProtvinoRussia
  2. 2.Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR)DubnaRussia
  3. 3.CERNGeneva 23Switzerland

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