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Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 8, 385-392
DOI 10.1007/s100529901109

Search for the isovector member of the scalar nonet

A. Masoni

Dipartimento di Fisica, Universita' di Cagliari and INFN, Sezione di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy

Received: 3 September 1998 / Published online: 7 April 1999

The identification of the isovector member of the scalar nonet plays a fundamental role in fixing the properties of the other members and, therefore, in the possible identification of an extra state as the glueball candidate. After more than 20 years of experiments on this subject the situation has not yet been clarified. A review of the experimental results coming both from $\bar{p}p$ annihilation and the $\pi p$ reaction is presented in this paper.

Author for correspondance: Alberto Masoni Masoni@Ca.infn.it

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