[Hadroproduction of charmed and bottom mesons (Fermilab experiment E-653): Progress report, April 1, 1982--March 31, 1983]

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This progress report describes several projects that U of Oklahoma has participated in. The first is a muon background calculation from decay of charged pions and kaons, using ISR data at center of mass energies of 31 and 53 GeV. These calculations were compared with a number of different events. A copy of an agreement between Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and participants in experiment E-653 is enclosed. This experiment tags charm and beauty particles by observing their decay lengths. The agreement sets out the items which need to be done in order to properly execute this experiment. A program to ... continued below

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This progress report describes several projects that U of Oklahoma has participated in. The first is a muon background calculation from decay of charged pions and kaons, using ISR data at center of mass energies of 31 and 53 GeV. These calculations were compared with a number of different events. A copy of an agreement between Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and participants in experiment E-653 is enclosed. This experiment tags charm and beauty particles by observing their decay lengths. The agreement sets out the items which need to be done in order to properly execute this experiment. A program to construct and test prototype silicon stripe detectors is also described. Preliminary detectors are in hand for testing, some are installed for actual beams for testing, and on the basis of these results the group expects to specify the design for a new system. The goals at present are to check charge collection, to check track point resolution, and to check vertex reconstruction resolution. A copy of a letter of intent to submit a proposal to LEP is included. The group proposes to submit a proposal to build an experiment with approximately 1% momentum resolution at 50 GeV/c for identifying photons, electrons, and muons. This proposal would aim at scalar particles, where accurate measures of small branching ratio decays are important. Some preliminary results from Monte Carlo simulation and data analysis of experiment E-516 are presented. In addition one group participant was involved in a CLEO experiment, which is an ongoing extension of work on a shower detector system. At present OU has the offline CLEO analysis software running and is supporting an effort with Rutgers to completer the inclusive electron measurements in the {gamma}(4S) resonance region. This involves proper operation of the shower detector, and development of analysis software.

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  • Other: DE94004873
  • Report No.: DOE/ER/10629--T3
  • Grant Number: AS05-80ER10629
  • DOI: 10.2172/140382 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 140382
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc624617

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[Hadroproduction of charmed and bottom mesons (Fermilab experiment E-653): Progress report, April 1, 1982--March 31, 1983], report, December 31, 1983; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc624617/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.