Permanent URL to this publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5167/uzh-59465
CMS Collaboration; Amsler, C; Chiochia, V; Snoek, H; Favaro, C; Verzetti, M; De Visscher, S; Schmitt, A; Otyugova, P; Schmitt, A; Aguiló, E; Storey, J; Ivova, M (2011). Prompt and non-prompt J/psi production in pp collisions at √s = 7 TeV. European Physical Journal C - Particles and Fields, 71(3):1575.
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The production of J/psi mesons is studied in pp collisions at sqrt(s)=7 TeV with the CMS experiment at the LHC. The measurement is based on a dimuon sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 314 inverse nanobarns. The J/psi differential cross section is determined, as a function of the J/psi transverse momentum, in three rapidity ranges. A fit to the decay length distribution is used to separate the prompt from the non-prompt (b hadron to J/psi) component. Integrated over J/psi transverse momentum from 6.5 to 30 GeV/c and over rapidity in the range |y| < 2.4, the measured cross sections, times the dimuon decay branching fraction, are 70.9 \pm 2.1 (stat.) \pm 3.0 (syst.) \pm 7.8(luminosity) nb for prompt J/psi mesons assuming unpolarized production and 26.0 \pm 1.4 (stat.) \pm 1.6 (syst.) \pm 2.9 (luminosity) nb for J/psi mesons from b-hadron decays.
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|Other titles:||Prompt and non-prompt J/psi production in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV|
|Item Type:||Journal Article, refereed, original work|
|Communities & Collections:||07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||530 Physics|
|Deposited On:||17 Feb 2012 16:30|
|Last Modified:||17 Jul 2014 11:50|
|ISSN:||1434-6044 (P) 1434-6052 (E)|
|Additional Information:||The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com|
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