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Copious Direct Photon Production: A Possible Resolution of the Prompt-Lepton Puzzle

Farrar, Glennys R. and Frautschi, Steven C. (1975) Copious Direct Photon Production: A Possible Resolution of the Prompt-Lepton Puzzle. Physical Review Letters, 36 (17). pp. 1017-1020. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:FARprl76

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Abstract

We propose that all direct leptons not due to vector meson decay can be attributed to the decay of virtual photons. At p⊥≈3 GeV/c, we expect γ / π, the ratio of direct photons to pions, to be about 10 to 20% for sqrt[s]≈20-60 GeV.


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Additional Information:© 1976 The American Physical Society. Received 10 November 1975. Work supported in part by the U.S. Energy Research and Development Administration under Contract No. E(11-1)-68. [G.R.F. was an] Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow.
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