Checking the $^8$Be anomaly with a two-arm electron positron pair spectrometer

Tran The Anh, Tran Dinh Trong, Attila J. Krasznahorkay, Attila Krasznahorkay, József Molnár, Zoltán Pintye, Nguyen Ai Viet, Nguyen The Nghia, Do Thi Khanh Linh, Bui Thi Hoa, Le Xuan Chung, Nguyen Tuan Anh
Nuclear Experiment, Nuclear Experiment (nucl-ex), Instrumentation and Detectors (physics.ins-det)
2024-01-22 00:00:00
We have repeated the experiment performed recently by Krasznahorkay et al., (Phys. Rev. Lett. 116, 042501 (2016)), which may indicate a new particle called X17 in the literature. In order to get a reliable, and independent result, we used a different type of electron-positron pair spectrometer which have a more simple acceptance/efficiency as a function of the correlation angle, but the other conditions of the experiment were very similar to the published ones. We could confirm the presence of the anomaly measured at the E$_x$=18.15 MeV resonance, and also confirm their absence at the E$_x$=17.6 MeV resonance, and at E$_p$= 800 keV off resonance energies.
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