Production of J/ψ mesons in p Be collisions at 530 and 800 GeV/c

A. Gribushin, V. Abramov, Yu Antipov, B. Baldin, R. Crittenden, C. Davis, L. Dauwe, S. Denisov, A. Dyshkant, A. Dzierba, V. Glebov, H. Goldberg, R. Jesik, V. Koreshev, J. Krider, A. Krinitsyn, R. Li, S. Margulies, T. Marshall, J. MartinH. Mendez, A. Petrukhin, J. Solomon, V. Sirotenko, P. Smith, T. Sulanke, R. Sulyaev, F. Vaca, A. Ziemiński, L. Apanasevich, J. Bacigalupi, M. Begel, S. Blusk, C. Bromberg, P. Chang, B. Choudhary, W. H. Chung, L. De Barbaro, W. Długosz, J. Dunlea, E. Engels, G. Fanourakis, G. Ginther, K. Hartman, J. Huston, V. Kapoor, C. Lirakis, S. Mani, J. Mansour, A. Maul, R. Miller, G. Osborne, D. Pellett, E. Pothier, R. Roser, P. Shepard, D. Skow, P. Slattery, L. Sorrell, D. Striley, N. Varelas, D. Weerasundara, C. Yosef, M. Zieliński, V. Zutshi

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We report on the production of J/ψ mesons in 530 and 800 GeV/c pBe collisions in the Feynman-x range 0.0<xF<0.6. The J/ψ mesons were detected via decays into μ+μ-. Differential distributions for J/ψ production have been measured as functions of xF, pT2, and the cosine of the Gottfried-Jackson decay angle. These distributions are compared with results on J/ψ production obtained in 515 GeV/c π-Be collisions, measured by the same experiment, as well as with results from other experiments using incident protons.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number012001
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1 2000
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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