Observation of ψ(3770)→γχc0

R. A. Briere, I. Brock, J. Chen, T. Ferguson, G. Tatishvili, H. Vogel, M. E. Watkins, J. L. Rosner, N. E. Adam, J. P. Alexander, K. Berkelman, D. G. Cassel, J. E. Duboscq, K. M. Ecklund, R. Ehrlich, L. Fields, R. S. Galik, L. Gibbons, R. Gray, S. W. GrayD. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, D. Hertz, C. D. Jones, J. Kandaswamy, D. L. Kreinick, V. E. Kuznetsov, H. Mahlke-Krüger, T. O. Meyer, P. U.E. Onyisi, J. R. Patterson, D. Peterson, J. Pivarski, D. Riley, A. Ryd, A. J. Sadoff, H. Schwarthoff, X. Shi, S. Stroiney, W. M. Sun, T. Wilksen, M. Weinberger, S. B. Athar, R. Patel, V. Potlia, H. Stoeck, J. Yelton, P. Rubin, C. Cawlfield, B. I. Eisenstein, I. Karliner, D. Kim, N. Lowrey, P. Naik, C. Sedlack, M. Selen, E. J. White, J. Wiss, M. R. Shepherd, D. Besson, T. K. Pedlar, D. Cronin-Hennessy, K. Y. Gao, D. T. Gong, J. Hietala, Y. Kubota, T. Klein, B. W. Lang, R. Poling, A. W. Scott, A. Smith, S. Dobbs, Z. Metreveli, K. K. Seth, A. Tomaradze, P. Zweber, J. Ernst, H. Severini, S. A. Dytman, W. Love, V. Savinov, O. Aquines, Z. Li, A. Lopez, S. Mehrabyan, H. Mendez, J. Ramirez, G. S. Huang, D. H. Miller, V. Pavlunin, B. Sanghi, I. P.J. Shipsey, B. Xin, G. S. Adams, M. Anderson, J. P. Cummings, I. Danko, J. Napolitano, Q. He, J. Insler, H. Muramatsu, C. S. Park, E. H. Thorndike, T. E. Coan, Y. S. Gao, F. Liu, M. Artuso, S. Blusk, J. Butt, J. Li, N. Menaa, R. Mountain, S. Nisar, K. Randrianarivony, R. Redjimi, R. Sia, T. Skwarnicki, S. Stone, J. C. Wang, K. Zhang, S. E. Csorna, G. Bonvicini, D. Cinabro, M. Dubrovin, A. Lincoln, D. M. Asner, K. W. Edwards

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Abstract

From e+e- collision data acquired with the CLEO-c detector at CESR, we search for the non-DD̄ decays ψ(3770)→γχcJ, with χcJ reconstructed in four exclusive decays modes containing charged pions and kaons. We report the first observation of such decays for J=0 with a branching ratio of (0.73±0.07±0.06)%. The rates for different J are consistent with the expectations assuming ψ(3770) is predominantly a 13D1 state of charmonium, but only if relativistic corrections are applied.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number031106
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume74
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 21 2006

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Briere, R. A., Brock, I., Chen, J., Ferguson, T., Tatishvili, G., Vogel, H., Watkins, M. E., Rosner, J. L., Adam, N. E., Alexander, J. P., Berkelman, K., Cassel, D. G., Duboscq, J. E., Ecklund, K. M., Ehrlich, R., Fields, L., Galik, R. S., Gibbons, L., Gray, R., ... Edwards, K. W. (2006). Observation of ψ(3770)→γχc0. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 74(3), [031106]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.74.031106