Charmonium production by p annihilation in nuclear targets

Glennys R. Farrar, Leonid L. Frankfurt, Mark I. Strikman, Huan Liu

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    We discuss the effects of "color transparency", multiple scattering, and Fermi motion, for the quasi-exclusive production of J/ψ and other charmonium states, by p annihilation on nuclear protons. While in principle this is a good method of learning σψN, σψ′N, and isolating various effects in color transparency, in practice the experiments will be difficult due to severe suppression from Fermi motion.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)125-136
    Number of pages12
    JournalNuclear Physics, Section B
    Volume345
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    StatePublished - Nov 26 1990

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    Farrar, G. R., Frankfurt, L. L., Strikman, M. I., & Liu, H. (1990). Charmonium production by p annihilation in nuclear targets. Nuclear Physics, Section B, 345(1), 125-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/0550-3213(90)90611-G