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D-meson production in e+e- annihilation at Ec.m. between 3.8 and 6.7 GeV

  • Author(s): Coles, MW
  • Abrams, GS
  • Blocker, CA
  • Blondel, A
  • Carithers, WC
  • Chinowsky, W
  • Cooper, S
  • Dieterle, WE
  • Dillon, JB
  • Eaton, MW
  • Gidal, G
  • Goldhaber, G
  • Johnson, AD
  • Kadyk, JA
  • Lankford, AJ
  • Millikan, RE
  • Nelson, ME
  • Pang, CY
  • Patrick, JF
  • Strait, J
  • Trilling, GH
  • Vella, EN
  • Videau, I
  • Alam, MS
  • Boyarski, A
  • Breidenbach, M
  • Burke, DL
  • Dorenbosch, J
  • Dorfan, JM
  • Feldman, GJ
  • Franklin, MEB
  • Hanson, G
  • Hayes, KA
  • Himel, T
  • Hitlin, DG
  • Hollebeek, R
  • Innes, W
  • Jaros, J
  • Jenni, P
  • Larsen, RR
  • Luth, V
  • Perl, ML
  • Richter, B
  • Roussarie, A
  • Scharre, DL
  • Schindler, RH
  • Schwitters, RF
  • Siegrist, JL
  • Taureg, H
  • Tonutti, M
  • Vidal, RA
  • Weiss, JM
  • Zaccone, H
  • et al.

The Mark II detector at SPEAR has been used to study D-meson production in e+e- annihilation at center-of-mass energies between 3.8 and 6.7 GeV. The neutral and charged D mesons are identified from their K and K decay modes. Measurements of RD and of the inclusive differential cross section s ddz are presented. The quasi-two-body cross sections DD, D*D, and D*D* are derived from an overall fit to the D recoil spectra. No evidence was found for the associated production of charmed mesons and charmed baryons. © 1982 The American Physical Society.

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