Evidence for the high-energy photoproduction of charmed mesons

M. S. Atiya, S. D. Holmes, B. C. Knapp, W. Lee, W. J. Wisniewski, P. Avery, J. Butler, G. Gladding, T. O'Halloran, J. J. Russell, A. Wattenberg, J. Wiss, M. Binkley, J. P. Cumalat, I. Gaines, M. Gormley, R. L. Loveless, J. Peoples

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We report on a search for the photoproduction of D0 (D̄0) mesons in events which have zero total visible strangeness. We observe an enhancement of 94±19 events in the K±π̂" decay mode, corresponding to a cross section of ∼720 nb assuming a branching ratio of 0.018.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)414-416
Number of pages3
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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