Observation of hard processes in collisions of two quasi-real photons

M. Althoff, W. Braunschweig, F. J. Kirschfink, K. Lübelsmeyer, H. U. Martyn, G. Peise, J. Rimkus, P. Rosskamp, H. G. Sander, D. Schmitz, H. Siebke, W. Wallraff, H. M. Fischer, H. Hartmann, W. Hillen, A. Jocksch, G. Knop, L. Köpke, H. Kolanoski, H. KückV. Mertens, R. Wedemeyer, N. Wermes, M. Wollstadt, Y. Eisenberg, K. Gather, H. Hultschig, P. Joos, W. Koch, U. Kötz, H. Kowalsi, A. Ladage, B. Löhr, D. Lüke, P. Mättig, D. Notz, R. J. Nowak, J. Pyrlik, D. R. Quarrie, 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, B. H. Wiik, R. Beuselinck, D. M. Binnie, A. L. 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, B. Neumann, E. Duchovni, U. Karshon, G. Mikenberg, R. Mir, D. Revel, E. Ronat, A. Shapira, G. Yekutieli, T. Barklow, A. Caldwell, Michael G. Cherney, J. M. Izen, M. Mermikides, G. Rudolph, D. Strom, H. Venkataramania, E. Wicklund, Sau Lan Wu, G. Zobernig

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Abstract

Hard processes in photon-photon collisions are studied using high statistics data without requiring an electron tag. A high yield of hadrons with pt in the range 1.5-3.0 GeV/c is observed. This yield exceeds the expectation of the Born term by a factor of four.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)219-224
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume138
Issue number1-3
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 12 1984
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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Althoff, M., Braunschweig, W., Kirschfink, F. J., Lübelsmeyer, K., Martyn, H. U., Peise, G., Rimkus, J., Rosskamp, P., Sander, H. G., Schmitz, D., Siebke, H., Wallraff, W., Fischer, H. M., Hartmann, H., Hillen, W., Jocksch, A., Knop, G., Köpke, L., Kolanoski, H., ... Zobernig, G. (1984). Observation of hard processes in collisions of two quasi-real photons. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 138(1-3), 219-224. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(84)91904-X