Charmonium production by p annihilation in nuclear targets

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

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Abstract

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

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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