Measurement of cross sections of the interactions e+e → ϕϕω and e+e → ϕϕϕ at center-of-mass energies from 4.008 to 4.600 GeV

BESIII Collaboration

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Abstract

Using data samples collected with the BESIII detector at the BEPCII collider at six center-of-mass energies between 4.008 and 4.600 GeV, we observe the processes e+e→ϕϕω and e+e→ϕϕϕ. The Born cross sections are measured and the ratio of the cross sections σ(e+e→ϕϕω)/σ(e+e→ϕϕϕ) is estimated to be 1.75±0.22±0.19 averaged over six energy points, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. The results represent first measurements of these interactions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)78-86
Number of pages9
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume774
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 10 2017

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Funding Information:
The BESIII collaboration thanks the staff of BEPCII and the IHEP computing center for their strong support. This work is supported in part by National Key Basic Research Program of China under Contract No. 2015CB856700 ; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) under Contracts Nos. 11235011 , 11335008 , 11425524 , 11625523 , 11635010 , 11175189 ; the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Large-Scale Scientific Facility Program; the CAS Center for Excellence in Particle Physics (CCEPP) ; Joint Large-Scale Scientific Facility Funds of the NSFC and CAS under Contracts Nos. U1332201 , U1532257 , U1532258 ; CAS under Contracts Nos. KJCX2-YW-N29 , KJCX2-YW-N45 , QYZDJ-SSW-SLH003 ; 100 Talents Program of CAS ; National 1000 Talents Program of China ; INPAC and Shanghai Key Laboratory for Particle Physics and Cosmology ; German Research Foundation DFG under Contracts Nos. Collaborative Research Center CRC 1044 , FOR 2359 ; Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare , Italy; Joint Large-Scale Scientific Facility Funds of the NSFC and CAS ; Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (KNAW) under Contract No. 530-4CDP03 ; Ministry of Development of Turkey under Contract No. DPT2006K-120470 ; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) under Contract No. 11505010 ; National Science and Technology fund ; The Swedish Research Council ; U.S. Department of Energy under Contracts Nos. DE-FG02-05ER41374 , DE-SC-0010118 , DE-SC-0010504 , DE-SC-0012069 ; University of Groningen (RuG) and the Helmholtzzentrum fuer Schwerionenforschung GmbH (GSI), Darmstadt; WCU Program of National Research Foundation of Korea under Contract No. R32-2008-000-10155-0 .

Keywords

  • Cross section
  • Triple quarkonia
  • ee annihilation

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