Jet production via strongly interacting color-singlet exchange in pp- collisions

D0 Collaboration

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    A study of the particle multiplicity between jets with large rapidity separation has been performed using the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron pp¯ Collider operating at √s = 1.8 TeV. A significant excess of low-multiplicity events is observed above the expectation for color-exchange processes. The measured fractional excess is 1.07±0.10(stat)+0.25−0.13(syst)%, which is consistent with a strongly interacting color-singlet (colorless) exchange process and cannot be explained by electroweak exchange alone. A lower limit of 0.80% (95% C.L.) is obtained on the fraction of dijet events with color-singlet exchange, independent of the rapidity gap survival probability.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)734-739
    Number of pages6
    JournalPhysical Review Letters
    Issue number5
    StatePublished - 1996

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Physics and Astronomy


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