The production of mesons in very high energy collisions

@article{Heisenberg1955ThePO,
  title={The production of mesons in very high energy collisions},
  author={W. Heisenberg},
  journal={Il Nuovo Cimento Series 10},
  year={1955},
  volume={2},
  pages={96-103}
}
When nuclear encounters take place at very high energies, say of 100 GeV or more, then usually many mesons are produced. This does not necessarily mean that already in a nucleon-nucleon collision many mesons are produced because it might be that a production of many mesons takes place through a cascade process inside a nucleus. This was the view which was for a long time held by Heitler. On the other hand, I think there has recently been pretty good evidence that also in a single nucleon… Expand
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