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Prompt production in pp collisions at

Aaij, R. et al. (2010) Prompt production in pp collisions at. Physics Letters B, 693 (2). pp. 69-80. ISSN 0370-2693

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Abstract

The production of mesons in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 0.9 TeV is studied with the LHCb detector at the Large Hadron Collider. The luminosity of the analysed sample is determined using a novel technique, involving measurements of the beam currents, sizes and positions, and is found to be 6.8±1.0 μb−1. The differential prompt production cross-section is measured as a function of the transverse momentum and rapidity in the region 0<pT<1.6 GeV/c and 2.5<y<4.0. The data are found to be in reasonable agreement with previous measurements and generator expectations.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2012 12:46
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2012 12:46
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12516

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