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Precise Measurement of Total Cross-Sections for the Process e+ e- ---> Multi-Hadrons in the Center-Of-Mass Energy Range Between 12.0-GeV and 36.4-GeV

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>15/09/1983
<mark>Journal</mark>Physics Letters B
Issue number1-2
Number of pages8
Pages (from-to)145-152
Publication StatusPublished
<mark>Original language</mark>English


The total cross section for the process e+e− → hadrons has been measured in the CM energy range between 12.0 and 36.4 GeV using the JADE detector with a typical systematic error of ±3%. The ratio is found to be constant over this range with an average value of 3.97 ± 0.05 (statistical and point-to-point systematic error) ± 0.10 (normalization error). The data were compared with the standard electro-weak interaction model including QCD corrections.