A measurement of elastic J/ψ photoproduction cross section at Fermilab E687

P. L. Frabetti, V. S. Paolone, P. M. Yager, C. W. Bogart, H. W.K. Cheung, S. Culy, J. P. Cumalat, J. N. Butler, F. Davenport, I. Gaines, P. H. Garbincius, S. Gourlay, D. J. Harding, P. Kasper, A. Kreymer, P. Lebrun, H. Mendez, S. Bianco, M. Enorini, F. L. FabbriA. Spallone, A. Zallo, R. Culbertson, G. Jaross, K. Lingel, P. D. Sheldon, J. R. Wilson, J. Wiss, G. Alimonti, G. Bellini, M. Di Corato, M. Giammarchi, P. Inzani, F. Leveraro, S. Malvezzi, D. Menasce, E. Meroni, L. Moroni, D. Pedrini, L. Perasso, A. Sala, S. Sala, D. Torretta, M. Vittone, D. Buchholz, C. Castoldi, D. Claes, B. Gobbi, B. O'Reilly, S. Park, R. Yoshida, J. M. Bishop, J. K. Busenitz, N. M. Cason, J. D. Cunningham, R. W. Gardner, C. J. Kennedy, E. J. Mannel, R. J. Mountain, D. L. Puseljic, R. C. Ruchti, W. D. Shepard, M. E. Zanabria, G. Boca, S. P. Ratti, P. Vitulo, A. Lopez

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Measurements of elastic photoproduction cross sections for the J/ψ meson from 100 GeV to 375 GeV are presented. The results indicate that the cross section increases slowly in this range. The shape of the energy dependence agrees well with the photon-gluon fusion model prediction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)197-206
Number of pages10
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993 Oct 14

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Funding Information:
This research was supported in part by the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare (INFN) of Italy, Min-istero della Universith e della Ricerca Scientifica, the National Science Foundation, and the US Department of Energy.

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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