Study of the process <i>e</i><SUP>+</SUP> <i>e<SUP>-</SUP></i> → π<SUP>+</SUP>π <SUP>-</SUP> π<SUP>0</SUP> using initial state radiation with BABAR



Lees, JP, Poireau, V, Tisserand, V, Grauges, E, Palano, A, Eigen, G, Brown, DN, Kolomensky, Yu G, Fritsch, M, Koch, H
et al (show 233 more authors) (2021) Study of the process <i>e</i><SUP>+</SUP> <i>e<SUP>-</SUP></i> → π<SUP>+</SUP>π <SUP>-</SUP> π<SUP>0</SUP> using initial state radiation with BABAR. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 104 (11). 112003-.

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Abstract

The process e+e-→π+π-π0γ is studied at a center-of-mass energy near the D(4S) resonance using a data sample of 469 fb-1 collected with the BABAR detector at the PEP-II collider. We have performed a precise measurement of the e+e-→π+π-π0 cross section in the center-of-mass energy range from 0.62 to 3.5 GeV. In the energy regions of the ω and φ resonances, the cross section is measured with a systematic uncertainty of 1.3%. The leading-order hadronic contribution to the muon magnetic anomaly calculated using the measured e+e-→π+π-π0 cross section from threshold to 2.0 GeV is (45.86±0.14±0.58)×10-10. From the fit to the measured 3π mass spectrum we have determined the resonance parameters Γ(ω→e+e-)B(ω→π+π-π0)=(0.5698±0.0031±0.0082) keV, Γ(φ→e+e-)B(φ→π+π-π0)=(0.1841±0.0021±0.0080) keV, and B(ρ→3π)=(0.88±0.23±0.30)×10-4. The significance of the ρ→3π signal is greater than 6σ. For the J/ψ resonance we have measured the product Γ(J/ψ→e+e-)B(J/ψ→3π)=(0.1248±0.0019±0.0026) keV.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: 5106 Nuclear and Plasma Physics, 5107 Particle and High Energy Physics, 5110 Synchrotrons and Accelerators, 51 Physical Sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 18 May 2022 14:20
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2024 20:11
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.104.112003
Open Access URL: https://journals.aps.org/prd/abstract/10.1103/Phys...
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3155058