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Observation of charmed mesons in photon-photon collisions

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  • JADE Collaboration
<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1987
<mark>Journal</mark>Physics Letters B
Issue number2-3
Number of pages5
Pages (from-to)288-292
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The inclusive production of D∗± mesons in single tagged photon-photon collisions is investigated using the JADE detector at PETRA. D∗± mesons are reconstructed through their decay into D0+π± where the D0 decays via D0→Kππ0. The event rate and topology are compared to the expectations of c quark production in the quark-parton model: γγ→c.