J/ψ and ψ(2s) Production pp collisions at √ s = 1.8TeV Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • We present a study of J/ψ and ψ(2S) production in pp collisons at √ s = 1.8 TeV with the CDF detector at Fermilab. The J/ψ and ψ(2S) mesons are reconstructed using their μ+μ− decay modes. We have measured the inclusive production cross section for both mesons as a function of their transverse momentum in the central region, η < 0.6. We also measure the fraction of these events originating from b hadrons. We thus extract individual cross sections for J/ψ and ψ 2(S) mesons from b-quark decays and prompt production. We find a large excess (approximately a factor of 50) of direct ψ(2S) production compared with predictions from the color singlet model. © 1997 The American Physical Society.

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  • 7

author list (cited authors)

  • Abe, F., Akimoto, H., Akopian, A., Albrow, M. G., Amendolia, S. R., Amidei, D., ... Demortier, L.

citation count

  • 271

publication date

  • January 1997