Charmonium decays of Y(4260), ψ(4160), and ψ(4040)

T. E. Coan, Y. S. Gao, F. Liu, M. Artuso, S. Blusk, J. Butt, J. Li, N. Menaa, R. Mountain, S. Nisar, K. Randrianarivony, R. Redjimi, R. Sia, T. Skwarnicki, S. Stone, J. C. Wang, K. Zhang, S. E. Csorna, G. Bonvicini, D. CinabroM. Dubrovin, A. Lincoln, D. M. Asner, K. W. Edwards, R. A. Briere, I. Brock, J. Chen, T. Ferguson, G. Tatishvili, H. Vogel, M. E. Watkins, J. L. Rosner, N. E. Adam, J. P. Alexander, K. Berkelman, D. G. Cassel, J. E. Duboscq, K. M. Ecklund, R. Ehrlich, L. Fields, R. S. Galik, L. Gibbons, R. Gray, S. W. Gray, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, D. Hertz, C. D. Jones, J. Kandaswamy, D. L. Kreinick, V. E. Kuznetsov, H. Mahlke-Krüger, T. O. Meyer, P. U.E. Onyisi, J. R. Patterson, D. Peterson, E. A. Phillips, J. Pivarski, D. Riley, A. Ryd, A. J. Sadoff, H. Schwarthoff, X. Shi, S. Stroiney, W. M. Sun, T. Wilksen, M. Weinberger, S. B. Athar, P. Avery, L. Breva-Newell, R. Patel, V. Potlia, H. Stoeck, J. Yelton, P. Rubin, C. Cawlfield, B. I. Eisenstein, I. Karliner, D. Kim, N. Lowrey, P. Naik, C. Sedlack, M. Selen, E. J. White, J. Wiss, M. R. Shepherd, D. Besson, T. K. Pedlar, D. Cronin-Hennessy, K. Y. Gao, D. T. Gong, J. Hietala, Y. Kubota, T. Klein, B. W. Lang, R. Poling, A. W. Scott, A. Smith, S. Dobbs

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Using data collected with the CLEO detector operating at the CESR e+e- collider at s=3.97-4.26GeV, we investigate 15 charmonium decay modes of the ψ(4040), ψ(4160), and Y(4260) resonances. We confirm, at 11σ significance, the BABAR Y(4260)→π+π-J/ψ discovery, make the first observation of Y(4260)→π0π0J/ψ (5.1σ), and find the first evidence for Y(4260)→K+K-J/ψ (3.7σ). We measure e+e- cross sections at s=4.26GeV as σ(π+π-J/ψ)=58-10+12±4pb, σ(π0π0J/ψ)=23-8+12±1pb, and σ(K+K-J/ψ)=9- 5+9±1pb, in which the uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively. Upper limits are placed on other decay rates from all three resonances. © 2006 The American Physical Society.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Publication statusPublished - 11 May 2006
Externally publishedYes


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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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Coan, T. E., Gao, Y. S., Liu, F., Artuso, M., Blusk, S., Butt, J., Li, J., Menaa, N., Mountain, R., Nisar, S., Randrianarivony, K., Redjimi, R., Sia, R., Skwarnicki, T., Stone, S., Wang, J. C., Zhang, K., Csorna, S. E., Bonvicini, G., ... Dobbs, S. (2006). Charmonium decays of Y(4260), ψ(4160), and ψ(4040). Physical Review Letters.