Bounds on R-hadron production from calorimetry experiments

Glennys R. Farrar, Pierre Fayet

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    Supersymmetry suggests that new families of hadrons (R-hadrons) may exist, with masses possibly in the GeV/c2 range. If so, relatively model-independent bounds on their pair-production in proton collisions can be obtained by careful calorimetry experiments. Preliminary results indicate an upper limit {less-than or approximate} 100 μb for the pN → RR̄ + X cross section at √s = 27.5 GeV.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)442-446
    Number of pages5
    JournalPhysics Letters B
    Issue number4-5
    StatePublished - Dec 4 1978

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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