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Title: Charmonium production at the Tevatron and Large Hadron Collider in the Regge limit of QCD

Processes involving direct J/ψ-meson production in proton-antiproton and proton-proton collisions are studied under the assumption of gluon Reggeization in t-channel exchanges and with the aid of the formalism of nonrelativistic quantum chromodynamics. The present calculations are performed in the leading approximation in the strong coupling constant α{sub s} and in the relative quark velocity v. The octet nonperturbative matrix elements for the transition of a c c-bar pair to quarkonium are fixed in fitting the transverse-momentumspectra obtained by the CDF Collaboration for J/ψ mesons at the Tevatron collider. The spectra of J/ψ-meson production at the energies of the Large Hadron Collider are predicted, and the resulting predictions agree well with experimental data obtained by the ATLAS, CMS, and LHCb Collaborations at √S = 7 TeV.
Authors:
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  1. Samara State University (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22314764
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physics of Atomic Nuclei; Journal Volume: 76; Journal Issue: 12; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2013 Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.; http://www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ANTIPROTONS; CERN LHC; CHARMONIUM; FERMILAB COLLIDER DETECTOR; FERMILAB TEVATRON; PROTON-PROTON INTERACTIONS; QUANTUM CHROMODYNAMICS; QUARKS