Measurement of Χc2 production in two-photon collisions

K. Abe, K. Abe, R. Abe, T. Abe, I. Adachi, B. S. Ahn, H. Aihara, M. Akatsu, Y. Asano, T. Aso, V. Aulchenko, T. Aushev, A. M. Bakich, Y. Ban, E. Banas, A. Bay, P. K. Behera, A. Bondar, A. Bozek, M. BračkoJ. Brodzicka, B. C.K. Casey, P. Chang, Y. Chao, B. G. Cheon, R. Chistov, S. K. Choi, Y. Choi, M. Danilov, L. Y. Dong, A. Drutskoy, S. Eidelman, V. Eiges, Y. Enari, C. Fukunaga, N. Gabyshev, A. Garmash, T. Gershon, R. Guo, F. Handa, T. Hara, Y. Harada, H. Hayashii, M. Hazumi, E. M. Heenan, I. Higuchi, T. Hojo, T. Hokuue, Y. Hoshi, K. Hoshina, S. R. Hou, W. S. Hou, H. C. Huang, T. Igaki, Y. Igarashi, K. Inami, A. Ishikawa, R. Itoh, M. Iwamoto, H. Iwasaki, Y. Iwasaki, H. K. Jang, J. Kaneko, J. H. Kang, J. S. Kang, P. Kapusta, S. U. Kataoka, N. Katayama, H. Kawai, Y. Kawakami, N. Kawamura, T. Kawasaki, H. Kichimi, D. W. Kim, H. Kim, H. J. Kim, H. O. Kim, H. Kim, S. K. Kim, T. H. Kim, P. Krokovny, R. Kulasiri, S. Kumar, A. Kuzmin, Y. J. Kwon, G. Leder, S. H. Lee, J. Li, D. Liventsev, R. S. Lu, J. MacNaughton, G. Majumder, F. Mandl, S. Matsumoto, T. Matsumoto, K. Miyabayashi, H. Miyake, H. Miyata, G. R. Moloney, T. Mori, T. Nagamine, Y. Nagasaka, E. Nakano, M. Nakao, J. W. Nam, Z. Natkaniec, K. Neichi, S. Nishida, O. Nitoh, S. Noguchi, T. Nozaki, S. Ogawa, F. Ohno, T. Ohshima, T. Okabe, S. Okuno, S. L. Olsen, Y. Onuki, W. Ostrowicz, H. Ozaki, P. Pakhlov, H. Palka, C. W. Park, H. Park, K. S. Park, L. S. Peak, J. P. Perroud, M. Peters, L. E. Piilonen, N. Root, K. Rybicki, H. Sagawa, S. Saitoh, Y. Sakai, M. Satapathy, O. Schneider, S. Schrenk, C. Schwanda, S. Semenov, K. Senyo, R. Seuster, M. E. Sevior, H. Shibuya, B. Shwartz, V. Sidorov, J. B. Singh, S. Stanic, M. Staric, A. Sugiyama, K. Sumisawa, T. Sumiyoshi, S. Suzuki, S. K. Swain, T. Takahashi, F. Takasaki, K. Tamai, N. Tamura, M. Tanaka, G. N. Taylor, Y. Teramoto, S. Tokuda, T. Tomura, S. N. Tovey, T. Tsuboyama, T. Tsukamoto, S. Uehara, K. Ueno, S. Uno, S. E. Vahsen, G. Varner, K. E. Varvell, C. C. Wang, C. H. Wang, J. G. Wang, M. Z. Wang, Y. Watanabe, E. Won, B. D. Yabsley, Y. Yamada, A. Yamaguchi, Y. Yamashita, M. Yamauchi, H. Yanai, J. Yashima, Y. Yuan, Y. Yusa, J. Zhang, Z. P. Zhang, V. Zhilich, D. Žontar

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Abstract

The production of the Χc2 charmonium state in two-photon collisions has been measured with the Belle detector at the KEKB e+e- collider. A clear signal for Χc2 → γ J / ψ, J / ψ → ℓ+- is observed in a 32.6 fb-1 data sample accumulated at center-of-mass energies near 10.6 GeV, and the product of its two-photon decay width and branching fraction is determined to be Λγγ (Xc2)Β(Xc2 → γ J / ψ)Β(J / ψ → ℓ+-) = 13.5 ±(stat.) ± 1.1(syst.) eV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-42
Number of pages10
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume540
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jul 25

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We wish to thank the KEKB Accelerator Group for the excellent operation of the KEKB accelerator. We acknowledge support from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology of Japan and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science; the Australian Research Council and the Australian Department of Industry, Science and Resources; the National Science Foundation of China under contract No. 10175071; the Department of Science and Technology of India; the BK21 program of the Ministry of Education of Korea and the CHEP SRC program of the Korea Science and Engineering Foundation; the Polish State Committee for Scientific Research under contract No. 2P03B 17017; the Ministry of Science and Technology of the Russian Federation; the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport of the Republic of Slovenia; the National Science Council and the Ministry of Education of Taiwan; and the US Department of Energy.

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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