Search for &etab decay into J/&psi J/&psi at CDF

This web page summarizes the results for the search of &etab decay into J/&psi J/&psi, based upon 1.1 fb-1 of data.
The results have been approved as of June 15, 2006.

We measure:


Using the results from PRD71, 032001 (2005)
it corresponds to

A more detailed summary of the results can be found in this public note.



  • CDF Run I search results can be found at
    []CDF Collaboration, J. Tseng, in Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Quark Confinement and the Hadron Spectrum V, edited by N. Brambilla and G. M. Prosperi (World Scientific, Singapore, 2003).
  • Recent Nonrelativistic QCD (NRQCD) calculations predict the production times branching fractions to be Br· d&sigma/dy = 0.3 x 10± 1 pb [1].
    [1] E. Braaten et al., Phys. Rev. D 63, 094006 (2001)

  • The mass splitting between &etab and &Upsilon(1S) is estimated to be 30 - 160 MeV range. [2-8]
  • [2] E. J. Eichten and C. Quiggs, Phys. Rev. D 49, 5845 (1994)
    [3] X. Liao and T. Manke, Phys. Rev. D 65, 074508 (2002)
    [4] S. Recksiegel and Y. Sumino, Phys. Lett. B 578, 369 (2004)
    [5] D. Ebert, R. N. Faustov, and V. O. Galkin, Phys. Rev. D 67, 014027 (2003)
    [6] V. Lengyel, Y. Fekete, I. Haysak, and A. Shpenik, Eur. Phys. J. C 21, 355 (2001)
    [7] B. A. Kniehl, A. A. Penin, A. Pineda, V. A. Smirnov, and M. Steinhauser Phys. Rev. Lett. 92, 242001 (2004)
    [8] F. Maltoni and A. D. Polosa, Phys. Rev. D 70, 054014 (2004)

  • Some other references :
  • Measurement of the J/&psi Meson and b-Hadron Production Cross Section in pp collisions at &radic s = 1960 GeV,
    [9] D. Acosta et al., Phys. Rev. D 71, 032002 (2005)
  • Upsilon Production and Polarization in pp Collisions at &radic s = 1.8 TeV
    [10] D. Acosta et al., Phys. Rev. Lett. 88, 161802 (2002)

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