Study of e+e-→pp- in the vicinity of ψ(3770)

M. Ablikim, M. N. Achasov, X. C. Ai, O. Albayrak, M. Albrecht, D. J. Ambrose, F. F. An, Q. An, J. Z. Bai, R. Baldini Ferroli, Y. Ban, J. V. Bennett, M. Bertani, J. M. Bian, E. Boger, O. Bondarenko, I. Boyko, S. Braun, R. A. Briere, H. CaiX. Cai, O. Cakir, A. Calcaterra, G. F. Cao, S. A. Cetin, J. F. Chang, G. Chelkov, G. Chen, H. S. Chen, J. C. Chen, M. L. Chen, S. J. Chen, X. Chen, X. R. Chen, Y. B. Chen, H. P. Cheng, X. K. Chu, Y. P. Chu, D. Cronin-Hennessy, H. L. Dai, J. P. Dai, D. Dedovich, Z. Y. Deng, A. Denig, I. Denysenko, M. Destefanis, W. M. Ding, Y. Ding, H. Muramatsu, R. Poling, BESIII Collaboration

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Abstract

Using 2917pb -1 of data accumulated at 3.773GeV, 44.5pb -1 of data accumulated at 3.65GeV and data accumulated during a ψ(3770) line-shape scan with the BESIII detector, the reaction e+e-→pp- is studied considering a possible interference between resonant and continuum amplitudes. The cross section of e+e-→ψ(3770)→pp-, σ(e+e-→ψ(3770)→pp-), is found to have two solutions, determined to be (0.059-0.020+0.070±0.012)pb with the phase angle φ=(255.8-26.6+39.0±4.8)° (<0.166pb at the 90% confidence level), or σ(e+e-→ψ(3770)→pp-)=(2.57-0.13+0.12±0.12)pb with φ=(266.9-6.3+6.1±0.9)° both of which agree with a destructive interference. Using the obtained cross section of ψ(3770)→pp-, the cross section of pp-→ψ(3770), which is useful information for the future PANDA experiment, is estimated to be either (9.8-3.9+11.8)nb (<27.5nb at 90% C.L.) or (425.6-43.7+42.9)nb.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)101-107
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume735
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 30 2014

Keywords

  • BESIII
  • Charmonium decay
  • Proton form factor

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    Ablikim, M., Achasov, M. N., Ai, X. C., Albayrak, O., Albrecht, M., Ambrose, D. J., An, F. F., An, Q., Bai, J. Z., Baldini Ferroli, R., Ban, Y., Bennett, J. V., Bertani, M., Bian, J. M., Boger, E., Bondarenko, O., Boyko, I., Braun, S., Briere, R. A., ... BESIII Collaboration (2014). Study of e+e-→pp- in the vicinity of ψ(3770). Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 735, 101-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2014.06.013