Triple-jet structures in proton-proton interactions

A. L.S. Angelis, H. J. Besch, B. J. Blumenfeld, L. Camilleri, T. J. Chapin, R. L. Cool, C. del Papa, L. Di Lella, Z. Dimčovski, R. J. Hollebeek, L. M. Lederman, D. A. Levinthal, J. T. Linnemann, C. B. Newman, N. Phinney, B. G. Pope, S. H. Pordes, A. F. Rothenberg, R. W. Rusack, A. M. SegarJ. Singh-Sidhu, A. M. Smith, M. J. Tannenbaum, R. A. Vidal, J. S. Wallace-Hadrill, J. M. Yelton, K. K. Young

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Abstract

A search for triple jets produced in proton-proton collisions at s=62 GeV has been performed at the CERN ISR. For 42 000 events obtained with an average trigger π0 transverse momentum of 6 GeV/c, 782 triple-jet events are identified using a clustering method. The two jets opposite the trigger show a correlation in their polar angle distributions. The triple-jet production rate is much higher than expected by scaling the rate from e+e- processes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)233-238
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume105
Issue number2-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 1981

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9 Permanent address: Physics Department, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA. lo Research supported in part by the National Science Founda-tion. 11 Research supported in part by the US Department of Energy. * 1 Darriulat \[1 \] gives a list of experiments and references.

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