H1 Collaboration, The and Henderson, Robert C. W. and Sloan, Terry (2005) Inclusive production of D+,D0,D+s and D∗+ mesons in deep inelastic scattering at HERA. European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, 38 (4). pp. 447-459. ISSN 1434-6044Full text not available from this repository.
Inclusive production cross sections are measured in deep inelastic scattering at HERA for meson states composed of a charm quark and a light antiquark or the charge conjugate. The measurements cover the kinematic region of photon virtuality 2 < Q2 < 100 GeV2, inelasticity 0.05 < y < 0.7, D meson transverse momenta pt(D) ≥ 2.5 GeV and pseudorapidity |η(D)| ≤ 1.5. The identification of the D-meson decays and the reduction of the combinatorial background profit from the reconstruction of displaced secondary vertices by means of the H1 silicon vertex detector. The production of charmed mesons containing the light quarks u, d and s is found to be compatible with a description in which the hard scattering is followed by a factorisable and universal hadronisation process.
|Journal or Publication Title:||European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields|
|Additional Information:||Author list is partial - see original article for full author list.|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QC Physics|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics|
|Deposited By:||Ms Margaret Calder|
|Deposited On:||07 Jul 2008 12:16|
|Last Modified:||07 Jan 2015 12:35|
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