An overview of Fermilab experiment FOCUS and of its physics goals will be presented. During the 96-97 fixed target run at Fermilab we collected more than 6.3 billion events with the expectation of in excess of 1 million fully reconstructed charmed particles. Preliminary results on charmed meson decays will be reported.
Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
We wish to aknowledge the assistance of the staff of Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, the INFN of Italy and the physics departments of the collaborating institutions. This research was supported in part by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy,
the Italian Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucle-are and Ministero dell'Universitgt e della Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica, the Brazilian Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Cientffico e Tec-nol6gico, CONACYT-M~xieo, the Korean Ministry of Education and the Korean Science and Engineering Foundation.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics