Observation of a New X-b State in Radiative Transitions to Y(1S) and Y(2S) at ATLAS

, The ATLAS collaboration (2012) Observation of a New X-b State in Radiative Transitions to Y(1S) and Y(2S) at ATLAS. Physical review letters, 108 (15). ISSN 1079-7114

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Abstract

The χb(nP) quarkonium states are produced in proton-proton collisions at the Large Hadron Collider at √s=7  TeV and recorded by the ATLAS detector. Using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.4  fb-1, these states are reconstructed through their radiative decays to Υ(1S,2S) with Υ→μ+μ-. In addition to the mass peaks corresponding to the decay modes χb(1P,2P)→Υ(1S)γ, a new structure centered at a mass of 10.530±0.005(stat)±0.009(syst)  GeV is also observed, in both the Υ(1S)γ and Υ(2S)γ decay modes. This structure is interpreted as the χb(3P) system.

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18 Sep 2012 11:53
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