Measurement of exclusive Upsilon photoproduction from protons in pPb collisions at root sNN=5.02 Tev

The CMS Collaboration, A. M. Sirunyan, P. Eerola, H. Kirschenmann, J. Pekkanen, M. Voutilainen, J. Havukainen, J. K. Heikkilä, T. Järvinen, V. Karimäki, R. Kinnunen, T. Lampén, K. Lassila-Perini, S. Laurila, S. Lehti, T. Lindén, P. Luukka, T. Mäenpää, H. Siikonen, E. TuominenJ. Tuominiemi, T. Tuuva

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The exclusive photoproduction of (nS) meson states from protons, (nS) p (with n = 1, 2, 3), is studied in ultraperipheral pPb collisions at a centre-of-mass energy per nucleon pair of The measurement is performed using the decay mode, with data collected by the CMS experiment corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 32.6 nb(-1). Differential cross sections as functions of the nS) transverse momentum squared and rapidity y, are presented. The 1S) photoproduction cross section is extracted in the rapidity range < 2.2, which corresponds to photon-proton centre-of-mass energies in the range 91 W < 826 GeV. The data are compared to theoretical predictions based on perturbative quantum chromodynamics and to previous measurements.
Original languageEnglish
Article number277
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields
Issue number3
Number of pages26
Publication statusPublished - 26 Mar 2019
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • 114 Physical sciences
  • CMS
  • UPC
  • photoproduction
  • Y
  • pPb
  • J/PSI

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