Measurements of the angular distributions of muons from decays in pp collisions at sqrt[s] = 1.96TeV. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The angular distributions of muons from (1S,2S,3S) + - decays are measured using data from pp collisions at sqrt[s] = 1.96TeV corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 6.7fb(-1) and collected with the CDF II detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. This analysis is the first to report the full angular distributions as functions of transverse momentum p(T) for mesons in both the Collins-Soper and s-channel helicity frames. This is also the first measurement of the spin alignment of (3S) mesons. Within the kinematic range of rapidity |y|<0.6 and p(T) up to 40GeV/c, the angular distributions are found to be nearly isotropic.

published proceedings

  • Phys Rev Lett

altmetric score

  • 0.75

author list (cited authors)

  • Aaltonen, T., lvarez Gonzlez, B., Amerio, S., Amidei, D., Anastassov, A., Annovi, A., ... CDF Collaboration.

citation count

  • 38

complete list of authors

  • Aaltonen, T||Álvarez González, B||Amerio, S||Amidei, D||Anastassov, A||Annovi, A||Antos, J||Apollinari, G||Appel, JA||Arisawa, T||Artikov, A||Asaadi, J||Ashmanskas, W||Auerbach, B||Aurisano, A||Azfar, F||Badgett, W||Bae, T||Barbaro-Galtieri, A||Barnes, VE||Barnett, BA||Barria, P||Bartos, P||Bauce, M||Bedeschi, F||Behari, S||Bellettini, G||Bellinger, J||Benjamin, D||Beretvas, A||Bhatti, A||Bisello, D||Bizjak, I||Bland, KR||Blumenfeld, B||Bocci, A||Bodek, A||Bortoletto, D||Boudreau, J||Boveia, A||Brigliadori, L||Bromberg, C||Brucken, E||Budagov, J||Budd, HS||Burkett, K||Busetto, G||Bussey, P||Buzatu, A||Calamba, A||Calancha, C||Camarda, S||Campanelli, M||Campbell, M||Canelli, F||Carls, B||Carlsmith, D||Carosi, R||Carrillo, S||Carron, S||Casal, B||Casarsa, M||Castro, A||Catastini, P||Cauz, D||Cavaliere, V||Cavalli-Sforza, M||Cerri, A||Cerrito, L||Chen, YC||Chertok, M||Chiarelli, G||Chlachidze, G||Chlebana, F||Cho, K||Chokheli, D||Chung, WH||Chung, YS||Ciocci, MA||Clark, A||Clarke, C||Compostella, G||Convery, ME||Conway, J||Corbo, M||Cordelli, M||Cox, CA||Cox, DJ||Crescioli, F||Cuevas, J||Culbertson, R||Dagenhart, D||d'Ascenzo, N||Datta, M||de Barbaro, P||Dell'Orso, M||Demortier, L||Deninno, M||Devoto, F||d'Errico, M||Di Canto, A||Di Ruzza, B||Dittmann, JR||D'Onofrio, M||Donati, S||Dong, P||Dorigo, M||Dorigo, T||Ebina, K||Elagin, A||Eppig, A||Erbacher, R||Errede, S||Ershaidat, N||Eusebi, R||Farrington, S||Feindt, M||Fernandez, JP||Field, R||Flanagan, G||Forrest, R||Frank, MJ||Franklin, M||Freeman, JC||Funakoshi, Y||Furic, I||Gallinaro, M||Garcia, JE||Garfinkel, AF||Garosi, P||Gerberich, H||Gerchtein, E||Giagu, S||Giakoumopoulou, V||Giannetti, P||Gibson, K||Ginsburg, CM||Giokaris, N||Giromini, P||Giurgiu, G||Glagolev, V||Glenzinski, D||Gold, M||Goldin, D||Goldschmidt, N||Golossanov, A||Gomez, G||Gomez-Ceballos, G||Goncharov, M||González, O||Gorelov, I||Goshaw, AT||Goulianos, K||Grinstein, S||Grosso-Pilcher, C||Group, RC||Guimaraes da Costa, J||Hahn, SR||Halkiadakis, E||Hamaguchi, A||Han, JY||Happacher, F||Hara, K||Hare, D||Hare, M||Harr, RF||Hatakeyama, K||Hays, C||Heck, M||Heinrich, J||Herndon, M||Hewamanage, S||Hocker, A||Hopkins, W||Horn, D||Hou, S||Hughes, RE||Hurwitz, M||Husemann, U||Hussain, N||Hussein, M||Huston, J||Introzzi, G||Iori, M||Ivanov, A||James, E||Jang, D||Jayatilaka, B||Jeon, EJ||Jindariani, S||Jones, M||Joo, KK||Jun, SY||Junk, TR||Kamon, T||Karchin, PE||Kasmi, A||Kato, Y||Ketchum, W||Keung, J||Khotilovich, V||Kilminster, B||Kim, DH||Kim, HS||Kim, JE||Kim, MJ||Kim, SB||Kim, SH||Kim, YK||Kim, YJ||Kimura, N||Kirby, M||Klimenko, S||Knoepfel, K||Kondo, K||Kong, DJ||Konigsberg, J||Kotwal, AV||Kreps, M||Kroll, J||Krop, D||Kruse, M||Krutelyov, V||Kuhr, T||Kurata, M||Kwang, S||Laasanen, AT||Lami, S||Lammel, S||Lancaster, M||Lander, RL||Lannon, K||Lath, A||Latino, G||LeCompte, T||Lee, E||Lee, HS||Lee, JS||Lee, SW||Leo, S||Leone, S||Lewis, JD||Limosani, A||Lin, C-J||Lindgren, M||Lipeles, E||Lister, A||Litvintsev, DO||Liu, C||Liu, H||Liu, Q||Liu, T||Lockwitz, S||Loginov, A||Lucchesi, D||Lueck, J||Lujan, P||Lukens, P||Lungu, G||Lys, J||Lysak, R||Madrak, R||Maeshima, K||Maestro, P||Malik, S||Manca, G||Manousakis-Katsikakis, A||Margaroli, F||Marino, C||Martínez, M||Mastrandrea, P||Matera, K||Mattson, ME||Mazzacane, A||Mazzanti, P||McFarland, KS||McIntyre, P||McNulty, R||Mehta, A||Mehtala, P||Mesropian, C||Miao, T||Mietlicki, D||Mitra, A||Miyake, H||Moed, S||Moggi, N||Mondragon, MN||Moon, CS||Moore, R||Morello, MJ||Morlock, J||Movilla Fernandez, P||Mukherjee, A||Muller, Th||Murat, P||Mussini, M||Nachtman, J||Nagai, Y||Naganoma, J||Nakano, I||Napier, A||Nett, J||Neu, C||Neubauer, MS||Nielsen, J||Nodulman, L||Noh, SY||Norniella, O||Oakes, L||Oh, SH||Oh, YD||Oksuzian, I||Okusawa, T||Orava, R||Ortolan, L||Pagan Griso, S||Pagliarone, C||Palencia, E||Papadimitriou, V||Paramonov, AA||Patrick, J||Pauletta, G||Paulini, M||Paus, C||Pellett, DE||Penzo, A||Phillips, TJ||Piacentino, G||Pianori, E||Pilot, J||Pitts, K||Plager, C||Pondrom, L||Poprocki, S||Potamianos, K||Prokoshin, F||Pranko, A||Ptohos, F||Punzi, G||Rahaman, A||Ramakrishnan, V||Ranjan, N||Redondo, I||Renton, P||Rescigno, M||Riddick, T||Rimondi, F||Ristori, L||Robson, A||Rodrigo, T||Rodriguez, T||Rogers, E||Rolli, S||Roser, R||Ruffini, F||Ruiz, A||Russ, J||Rusu, V||Safonov, A||Sakumoto, WK||Sakurai, Y||Santi, L||Sato, K||Saveliev, V||Savoy-Navarro, A||Schlabach, P||Schmidt, A||Schmidt, EE||Schwarz, T||Scodellaro, L||Scribano, A||Scuri, F||Seidel, S||Seiya, Y||Semenov, A||Sforza, F||Shalhout, SZ||Shears, T||Shepard, PF||Shimojima, M||Shochet, M||Shreyber-Tecker, I||Simonenko, A||Sinervo, P||Sliwa, K||Smith, JR||Snider, FD||Soha, A||Sorin, V||Song, H||Squillacioti, P||Stancari, M||St Denis, R||Stelzer, B||Stelzer-Chilton, O||Stentz, D||Strologas, J||Strycker, GL||Sudo, Y||Sukhanov, A||Suslov, I||Takemasa, K||Takeuchi, Y||Tang, J||Tecchio, M||Teng, PK||Thom, J||Thome, J||Thompson, GA||Thomson, E||Toback, D||Tokar, S||Tollefson, K||Tomura, T||Tonelli, D||Torre, S||Torretta, D||Totaro, P||Trovato, M||Ukegawa, F||Uozumi, S||Varganov, A||Vázquez, F||Velev, G||Vellidis, C||Vidal, M||Vila, I||Vilar, R||Vizán, J||Vogel, M||Volpi, G||Wagner, P||Wagner, RL||Wakisaka, T||Wallny, R||Wang, SM||Warburton, A||Waters, D||Wester, WC||Whiteson, D||Wicklund, AB||Wicklund, E||Wilbur, S||Wick, F||Williams, HH||Wilson, JS||Wilson, P||Winer, BL||Wittich, P||Wolbers, S||Wolfe, H||Wright, T||Wu, X||Wu, Z||Yamamoto, K||Yamato, D||Yang, T||Yang, UK||Yang, YC||Yao, W-M||Yeh, GP||Yi, K||Yoh, J||Yorita, K||Yoshida, T||Yu, GB||Yu, I||Yu, SS||Yun, JC||Zanetti, A||Zeng, Y||Zhou, C||Zucchelli, S

publication date

  • April 2012