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Title: First observation of γ γ p p ¯ K + K - and search for exotic baryons in p K systems

Abstract

The process γ γ p p ¯ K + K - and its intermediate processes are measured for the first time using a 980 fb - 1 data sample collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e + e - collider. The production of p p ¯ K + K - and a Λ ( 1520 ) 0 ( Λ ¯ ( 1520 ) 0 ) signal in the p K - ( p ¯ K + ) invariant mass spectrum are clearly observed. However, no evidence for an exotic baryon near 1540 MeV / c 2 , denoted as Θ ( 1540 ) 0 ( Θ ¯ ( 1540 ) 0 ) or Θ ( 1540 ) + + ( Θ ( 1540 ) - -- ), is seen in the p K - ( p ¯ K + ) or p K + ( p ¯ K - ) invariant mass spectra. Cross sections for γ γ p p ¯ K + K - , Λ ( 1520 ) 0 p ¯ K + + c . c . and the products σ ( γ γ Θ ( 1540 ) 0 p ¯ K + + c . c . ) B ( Θ ( 1540 ) 0 p K - ) and σ ( γ γ Θ ( 1540 ) + + p ¯ K - + c . c . ) B ( Θ ( 1540 ) + + p K + ) are measured. We also determine upper limits on the products of the χ c 0 and χ c 2 two-photon decay widths and their branching fractions to p p ¯ K + K - at the 90% credibility level.

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Research Org.:
Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ. (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP)
Contributing Org.:
Belle Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1594386
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1259997
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-120220
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010; PRVDAQ
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0009973
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 93; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Shen, C. P., Yuan, C. Z., Adachi, I., Aihara, H., Asner, D. M., Aulchenko, V., Aushev, T., Ayad, R., Babu, V., Badhrees, I., Bakich, A. M., Barberio, E., Behera, P., Bhardwaj, V., Bhuyan, B., Biswal, J., Bobrov, A., Bonvicini, G., Bozek, A., Bračko, M., Browder, T. E., Červenkov, D., Chang, P., Chekelian, V., Chen, A., Cheon, B. G., Chilikin, K., Chistov, R., Cho, K., Chobanova, V., Choi, S. -K., Choi, Y., Cinabro, D., Dalseno, J., Danilov, M., Dash, N., Doležal, Z., Drásal, Z., Dutta, D., Eidelman, S., Fang, W. X., Fast, J. E., Ferber, T., Fulsom, B. G., Gaur, V., Gabyshev, N., Garmash, A., Gillard, R., Glattauer, R., Goldenzweig, P., Grzymkowska, O., Haba, J., Hayasaka, K., Hayashii, H., Hou, W. -S., Iijima, T., Inami, K., Inguglia, G., Ishikawa, A., Itoh, R., Iwasaki, Y., Jaegle, I., Jeon, H. B., Joo, K. K., Julius, T., Kang, K. H., Kato, E., Kiesling, C., Kim, D. Y., Kim, J. B., Kim, K. T., Kim, S. H., Kim, Y. J., Kodyš, P., Korpar, S., Kotchetkov, D., Križan, P., Krokovny, P., Kuzmin, A., Kwon, Y. -J., Lange, J. S., Li, C. H., Li, H., Li, L., Li, Y., Li Gioi, L., Libby, J., Liventsev, D., Lubej, M., Luo, T., Masuda, M., Matsuda, T., Matvienko, D., Miyabayashi, K., Miyata, H., Mizuk, R., Mohanty, G. B., Mohanty, S., Moll, A., Moon, H. K., Mussa, R., Nakano, E., Nakao, M., Nanut, T., Nath, K. J., Natkaniec, Z., Nishida, S., Ogawa, S., Olsen, S. L., Ostrowicz, W., Pakhlov, P., Pakhlova, G., Pal, B., Park, C. -S., Park, H., Pesántez, L., Pestotnik, R., Petrič, M., Piilonen, L. E., Pulvermacher, C., Rauch, J., Ritter, M., Sakai, Y., Sandilya, S., Santelj, L., Sanuki, T., Savinov, V., Schlüter, T., Schneider, O., Schnell, G., Schwanda, C., Seino, Y., Semmler, D., Senyo, K., Seong, I. S., Sevior, M. E., Shibata, T. -A., Shiu, J. -G., Shwartz, B., Simon, F., Sokolov, A., Solovieva, E., Stanič, S., Starič, M., Strube, J. F., Stypula, J., Sumihama, M., Sumiyoshi, T., Takizawa, M., Tamponi, U., Tanida, K., Tenchini, F., Trabelsi, K., Uchida, M., Uehara, S., Uglov, T., Unno, Y., Uno, S., Urquijo, P., Usov, Y., Van Hulse, C., Varner, G., Wang, C. H., Wang, M. -Z., Wang, P., Watanabe, M., Watanabe, Y., Williams, K. M., Won, E., Yamaoka, J., Yelton, J., Yook, Y., Yusa, Y., Zhang, C. C., Zhang, Z. P., Zhilich, V., Zhukova, V., Zhulanov, V., and Zupanc, A. First observation of γγ→pp¯K+K- and search for exotic baryons in pK systems. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.112017.
Shen, C. P., Yuan, C. Z., Adachi, I., Aihara, H., Asner, D. M., Aulchenko, V., Aushev, T., Ayad, R., Babu, V., Badhrees, I., Bakich, A. M., Barberio, E., Behera, P., Bhardwaj, V., Bhuyan, B., Biswal, J., Bobrov, A., Bonvicini, G., Bozek, A., Bračko, M., Browder, T. E., Červenkov, D., Chang, P., Chekelian, V., Chen, A., Cheon, B. G., Chilikin, K., Chistov, R., Cho, K., Chobanova, V., Choi, S. -K., Choi, Y., Cinabro, D., Dalseno, J., Danilov, M., Dash, N., Doležal, Z., Drásal, Z., Dutta, D., Eidelman, S., Fang, W. X., Fast, J. E., Ferber, T., Fulsom, B. G., Gaur, V., Gabyshev, N., Garmash, A., Gillard, R., Glattauer, R., Goldenzweig, P., Grzymkowska, O., Haba, J., Hayasaka, K., Hayashii, H., Hou, W. -S., Iijima, T., Inami, K., Inguglia, G., Ishikawa, A., Itoh, R., Iwasaki, Y., Jaegle, I., Jeon, H. B., Joo, K. K., Julius, T., Kang, K. H., Kato, E., Kiesling, C., Kim, D. Y., Kim, J. B., Kim, K. T., Kim, S. H., Kim, Y. J., Kodyš, P., Korpar, S., Kotchetkov, D., Križan, P., Krokovny, P., Kuzmin, A., Kwon, Y. -J., Lange, J. S., Li, C. H., Li, H., Li, L., Li, Y., Li Gioi, L., Libby, J., Liventsev, D., Lubej, M., Luo, T., Masuda, M., Matsuda, T., Matvienko, D., Miyabayashi, K., Miyata, H., Mizuk, R., Mohanty, G. B., Mohanty, S., Moll, A., Moon, H. K., Mussa, R., Nakano, E., Nakao, M., Nanut, T., Nath, K. J., Natkaniec, Z., Nishida, S., Ogawa, S., Olsen, S. L., Ostrowicz, W., Pakhlov, P., Pakhlova, G., Pal, B., Park, C. -S., Park, H., Pesántez, L., Pestotnik, R., Petrič, M., Piilonen, L. E., Pulvermacher, C., Rauch, J., Ritter, M., Sakai, Y., Sandilya, S., Santelj, L., Sanuki, T., Savinov, V., Schlüter, T., Schneider, O., Schnell, G., Schwanda, C., Seino, Y., Semmler, D., Senyo, K., Seong, I. S., Sevior, M. E., Shibata, T. -A., Shiu, J. -G., Shwartz, B., Simon, F., Sokolov, A., Solovieva, E., Stanič, S., Starič, M., Strube, J. F., Stypula, J., Sumihama, M., Sumiyoshi, T., Takizawa, M., Tamponi, U., Tanida, K., Tenchini, F., Trabelsi, K., Uchida, M., Uehara, S., Uglov, T., Unno, Y., Uno, S., Urquijo, P., Usov, Y., Van Hulse, C., Varner, G., Wang, C. H., Wang, M. -Z., Wang, P., Watanabe, M., Watanabe, Y., Williams, K. M., Won, E., Yamaoka, J., Yelton, J., Yook, Y., Yusa, Y., Zhang, C. C., Zhang, Z. P., Zhilich, V., Zhukova, V., Zhulanov, V., & Zupanc, A. First observation of γγ→pp¯K+K- and search for exotic baryons in pK systems. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.112017.
Shen, C. P., Yuan, C. Z., Adachi, I., Aihara, H., Asner, D. M., Aulchenko, V., Aushev, T., Ayad, R., Babu, V., Badhrees, I., Bakich, A. M., Barberio, E., Behera, P., Bhardwaj, V., Bhuyan, B., Biswal, J., Bobrov, A., Bonvicini, G., Bozek, A., Bračko, M., Browder, T. E., Červenkov, D., Chang, P., Chekelian, V., Chen, A., Cheon, B. G., Chilikin, K., Chistov, R., Cho, K., Chobanova, V., Choi, S. -K., Choi, Y., Cinabro, D., Dalseno, J., Danilov, M., Dash, N., Doležal, Z., Drásal, Z., Dutta, D., Eidelman, S., Fang, W. X., Fast, J. E., Ferber, T., Fulsom, B. G., Gaur, V., Gabyshev, N., Garmash, A., Gillard, R., Glattauer, R., Goldenzweig, P., Grzymkowska, O., Haba, J., Hayasaka, K., Hayashii, H., Hou, W. -S., Iijima, T., Inami, K., Inguglia, G., Ishikawa, A., Itoh, R., Iwasaki, Y., Jaegle, I., Jeon, H. B., Joo, K. K., Julius, T., Kang, K. H., Kato, E., Kiesling, C., Kim, D. Y., Kim, J. B., Kim, K. T., Kim, S. H., Kim, Y. J., Kodyš, P., Korpar, S., Kotchetkov, D., Križan, P., Krokovny, P., Kuzmin, A., Kwon, Y. -J., Lange, J. S., Li, C. H., Li, H., Li, L., Li, Y., Li Gioi, L., Libby, J., Liventsev, D., Lubej, M., Luo, T., Masuda, M., Matsuda, T., Matvienko, D., Miyabayashi, K., Miyata, H., Mizuk, R., Mohanty, G. B., Mohanty, S., Moll, A., Moon, H. K., Mussa, R., Nakano, E., Nakao, M., Nanut, T., Nath, K. J., Natkaniec, Z., Nishida, S., Ogawa, S., Olsen, S. L., Ostrowicz, W., Pakhlov, P., Pakhlova, G., Pal, B., Park, C. -S., Park, H., Pesántez, L., Pestotnik, R., Petrič, M., Piilonen, L. E., Pulvermacher, C., Rauch, J., Ritter, M., Sakai, Y., Sandilya, S., Santelj, L., Sanuki, T., Savinov, V., Schlüter, T., Schneider, O., Schnell, G., Schwanda, C., Seino, Y., Semmler, D., Senyo, K., Seong, I. S., Sevior, M. E., Shibata, T. -A., Shiu, J. -G., Shwartz, B., Simon, F., Sokolov, A., Solovieva, E., Stanič, S., Starič, M., Strube, J. F., Stypula, J., Sumihama, M., Sumiyoshi, T., Takizawa, M., Tamponi, U., Tanida, K., Tenchini, F., Trabelsi, K., Uchida, M., Uehara, S., Uglov, T., Unno, Y., Uno, S., Urquijo, P., Usov, Y., Van Hulse, C., Varner, G., Wang, C. H., Wang, M. -Z., Wang, P., Watanabe, M., Watanabe, Y., Williams, K. M., Won, E., Yamaoka, J., Yelton, J., Yook, Y., Yusa, Y., Zhang, C. C., Zhang, Z. P., Zhilich, V., Zhukova, V., Zhulanov, V., and Zupanc, A. Thu . "First observation of γγ→pp¯K+K- and search for exotic baryons in pK systems". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.112017. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1594386.
@article{osti_1594386,
title = {First observation of γγ→pp¯K+K- and search for exotic baryons in pK systems},
author = {Shen, C. P. and Yuan, C. Z. and Adachi, I. and Aihara, H. and Asner, D. M. and Aulchenko, V. and Aushev, T. and Ayad, R. and Babu, V. and Badhrees, I. and Bakich, A. M. and Barberio, E. and Behera, P. and Bhardwaj, V. and Bhuyan, B. and Biswal, J. and Bobrov, A. and Bonvicini, G. and Bozek, A. and Bračko, M. and Browder, T. E. and Červenkov, D. and Chang, P. and Chekelian, V. and Chen, A. and Cheon, B. G. and Chilikin, K. and Chistov, R. and Cho, K. and Chobanova, V. and Choi, S. -K. and Choi, Y. and Cinabro, D. and Dalseno, J. and Danilov, M. and Dash, N. and Doležal, Z. and Drásal, Z. and Dutta, D. and Eidelman, S. and Fang, W. X. and Fast, J. E. and Ferber, T. and Fulsom, B. G. and Gaur, V. and Gabyshev, N. and Garmash, A. and Gillard, R. and Glattauer, R. and Goldenzweig, P. and Grzymkowska, O. and Haba, J. and Hayasaka, K. and Hayashii, H. and Hou, W. -S. and Iijima, T. and Inami, K. and Inguglia, G. and Ishikawa, A. and Itoh, R. and Iwasaki, Y. and Jaegle, I. and Jeon, H. B. and Joo, K. K. and Julius, T. and Kang, K. H. and Kato, E. and Kiesling, C. and Kim, D. Y. and Kim, J. B. and Kim, K. T. and Kim, S. H. and Kim, Y. J. and Kodyš, P. and Korpar, S. and Kotchetkov, D. and Križan, P. and Krokovny, P. and Kuzmin, A. and Kwon, Y. -J. and Lange, J. S. and Li, C. H. and Li, H. and Li, L. and Li, Y. and Li Gioi, L. and Libby, J. and Liventsev, D. and Lubej, M. and Luo, T. and Masuda, M. and Matsuda, T. and Matvienko, D. and Miyabayashi, K. and Miyata, H. and Mizuk, R. and Mohanty, G. B. and Mohanty, S. and Moll, A. and Moon, H. K. and Mussa, R. and Nakano, E. and Nakao, M. and Nanut, T. and Nath, K. J. and Natkaniec, Z. and Nishida, S. and Ogawa, S. and Olsen, S. L. and Ostrowicz, W. and Pakhlov, P. and Pakhlova, G. and Pal, B. and Park, C. -S. and Park, H. and Pesántez, L. and Pestotnik, R. and Petrič, M. and Piilonen, L. E. and Pulvermacher, C. and Rauch, J. and Ritter, M. and Sakai, Y. and Sandilya, S. and Santelj, L. and Sanuki, T. and Savinov, V. and Schlüter, T. and Schneider, O. and Schnell, G. and Schwanda, C. and Seino, Y. and Semmler, D. and Senyo, K. and Seong, I. S. and Sevior, M. E. and Shibata, T. -A. and Shiu, J. -G. and Shwartz, B. and Simon, F. and Sokolov, A. and Solovieva, E. and Stanič, S. and Starič, M. and Strube, J. F. and Stypula, J. and Sumihama, M. and Sumiyoshi, T. and Takizawa, M. and Tamponi, U. and Tanida, K. and Tenchini, F. and Trabelsi, K. and Uchida, M. and Uehara, S. and Uglov, T. and Unno, Y. and Uno, S. and Urquijo, P. and Usov, Y. and Van Hulse, C. and Varner, G. and Wang, C. H. and Wang, M. -Z. and Wang, P. and Watanabe, M. and Watanabe, Y. and Williams, K. M. and Won, E. and Yamaoka, J. and Yelton, J. and Yook, Y. and Yusa, Y. and Zhang, C. C. and Zhang, Z. P. and Zhilich, V. and Zhukova, V. and Zhulanov, V. and Zupanc, A.},
abstractNote = {The process γγ→pp¯K+K- and its intermediate processes are measured for the first time using a 980 fb-1 data sample collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e+e- collider. The production of pp¯K+K- and a Λ(1520)0 (Λ¯(1520)0) signal in the pK- (p¯K+) invariant mass spectrum are clearly observed. However, no evidence for an exotic baryon near 1540 MeV/c2, denoted as Θ(1540)0 (Θ¯(1540)0) or Θ(1540)++ (Θ(1540)---), is seen in the pK- (p¯K+) or pK+ (p¯K-) invariant mass spectra. Cross sections for γγ→pp¯K+K-, Λ(1520)0p¯K++c.c. and the products σ(γγ→Θ(1540)0p¯K++c.c.)B(Θ(1540)0→pK-) and σ(γγ→Θ(1540)++p¯K-+c.c.)B(Θ(1540)++→pK+) are measured. We also determine upper limits on the products of the χc0 and χc2 two-photon decay widths and their branching fractions to pp¯K+K- at the 90% credibility level.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.93.112017},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 11,
volume = 93,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {6}
}

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