Evidence for local compensation of baryon number in e+e- annihilation

M. Althoff, W. Braunschweig, F. J. Kirschfink, K. Lübelsmeyer, H. U. Martyn, J. Rimkus, P. Rosskamp, H. G. Sander, D. Schmitz, H. Siebke, W. Wallraff, H. M. Fischer, H. Hartmann, A. Jocksch, G. Knop, L. Köpke, H. Kolanoski, H. Kück, V. Mertens, R. WedemeyerM. Wollstadt, Y. Eisenberg, K. Gather, H. Hultschig, P. Joos, U. Kötz, H. Kowalski, A. Ladage, B. Löhr, D. Lüke, P. Mättig, K. H. Mess, D. Notz, R. J. Nowak, J. Pyrlik, R. Riethmüller, M. Rushton, W. Schütte, D. Trines, G. Wolf, Ch Xiao, R. Fohrmann, E. Hilger, T. Kracht, H. L. Krasemann, P. Leu, E. Lohrmann, D. Pandoulas, G. Poelz, K. U. Pösnecker, P. Schmüser, B. H. Wiik, R. Beuselinck, D. M. Binnie, A. J. Campbell, P. J. Dornan, B. Foster, D. A. Garbutt, C. Jenkins, T. D. Jones, W. G. Jones, J. McCardle, J. K. Sedgbeer, J. Thomas, W. A.T. Wan Abdullah, K. W. Bell, M. G. Bowler, P. Bull, R. J. Cashmore, P. E.L. Clarke, R. Devenish, P. Grossmann, C. M. Hawkes, S. L. Lloyd, G. L. Salmon, T. R. Wyatt, C. Youngman, G. E. Forden, J. C. Hart, J. Harvey, D. K. Hasell, J. Proudfoot, D. H. Saxon, P. L. Woodworth, F. Barreiro, M. Dittmar, M. Holder, G. Kreutz, B. Neumann, E. Duchovni, U. Karshon, G. Mikenberg, R. Mir, D. Revel, E. Ronat, A. Shapira, G. Yekutieli, G. Baranko, T. Barklow, A. Caldwell, M. Cherney, J. M. Izen, M. Mermikides, G. Rudolph, D. Strom, M. Takashima, H. Venkataramania, E. Wicklund, Lan Wu Sau Lan Wu, G. Zobernig

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Abstract

We have studied at CM energies of 14, 22 and 30-36.7 GeV e+e- annihilation events in which the hadronic final state contains both a proton and an antiproton in the momentum range 1.0 <p <GeV/c. We find that such pairs are produced predominantly in the same jet and conclude that baryon-antibaryon production is dominated by a mechanism involving local compensation of baryon number.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)126-132
Number of pages7
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume139
Issue number1-2
DOIs
StatePublished - May 3 1984
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Althoff, M., Braunschweig, W., Kirschfink, F. J., Lübelsmeyer, K., Martyn, H. U., Rimkus, J., Rosskamp, P., Sander, H. G., Schmitz, D., Siebke, H., Wallraff, W., Fischer, H. M., Hartmann, H., Jocksch, A., Knop, G., Köpke, L., Kolanoski, H., Kück, H., Mertens, V., ... Zobernig, G. (1984). Evidence for local compensation of baryon number in e+e- annihilation. Physics Letters B, 139(1-2), 126-132. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(84)90047-9