Observation of the h(c)((1)P1) state of charmonium
Besson, David Zeke
AMERICAN PHYSICAL SOC
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The h(c)(P-1(1)) state of charmonium has been observed in the reaction psi(2S)->pi(0)h(c)->(gamma gamma)(gamma eta(c)) using 3.08x10(6) psi(2S) decays recorded in the CLEO detector. Data have been analyzed both for the inclusive reaction, where the decay products of the eta(c) are not identified, and for exclusive reactions, in which eta(c) decays are reconstructed in seven hadronic decay channels. We find M(h(c))=3524.4 +/- 0.6 +/- 0.4 MeV which corresponds to a hyperfine splitting Delta M-hf(1P)equivalent to < M(P-3(J))>-M(P-1(1))=+1.0 +/- 0.6 +/- 0.4 MeV, and B(psi(2S)->pi(0)h(c))xB(h(c)->gamma eta(c))=(4.0 +/- 0.8 +/- 0.7)x10(-4).
Rosner, JL, Adam, NE, et al. Observation of the h(c)((1)P1) state of charmonium. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS. September 2005. 95(10)
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