f1 (1285) formation in photon-photon fusion reactions

H. Aihara, M. Alston-Garnjost, R. E. Avery, A. Barbaro-Galtieri, A. R. Barker, B. A. Barnett, D. A. Bauer, A. Bay, H. U. Bengtsson, G. J. Bobbink, C. D. Buchanan, A. Buijs, D. O. Caldwell, H. Y. Chao, S. B. Chun, A. R. Clark, G. D. Cowan, D. A. Crane, O. I. Dahl, M. DaoudiK. A. Derby, J. J. Eastman, P. H. Eberhard, T. K. Edberg, A. M. Eisner, R. Enomoto, F. C. Erné, K. H. Fairfield, J. M. Hauptman, W. Hofmann, J. Hylen, T. Kamae, H. S. Kaye, R. W. Kenney, S. Khacheryan, R. R. Kofler, W. G.J. Langeveld, J. G. Layter, W. T. Lin, F. L. Linde, S. C. Loken, A. Lu, G. R. Lynch, R. J. Madaras, B. D. Magnuson, G. E. Masek, L. G. Mathis, J. A.J. Matthews, S. J. Maxfield, E. S. Miller, W. Moses, D. R. Nygren, P. J. Oddone, H. P. Paar, S. K. Park, D. E. Pellett, M. Pripstein, M. T. Ronan, R. R. Ross, F. R. Rouse, K. A. Schwitkis, J. C. Sens, G. Shapiro, B. C. Shen, W. E. Slater, J. R. Smith, J. S. Steinman, R. W. Stephens, M. L. Stevenson, D. H. Stork, M. G. Strauss, M. K. Sullivan, T. Takahashi, S. Toutounchi, R. Van Tyen, G. J. Van Dalen, W. Vernon, W. Wagner, E. M. Wang, Y. X. Wang, W. A. Wenzel, Z. R. Wolf, H. Yamamoto, S. J. Yellin, C. Zeitlin

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Abstract

We have observed formation of the f1 (1285) in the reaction e+e-→e+e-π+π-η(η→γγ). Its γγ* width is determined in several Q2 bins. The γγ coupling parameter for the f1 (1285) is found to be 2.4±0.5±0.5 keV. This value is compared to that for the X (1420), another J=1 state formed in γγ fusion reactions, which may belong to the same meson nonet.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)107-112
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume209
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 28 Jul 1988

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