ISSN - 15507998, Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 2014, vol. 90, 3, p. -
Study of e+ e- → p p ̄ π0 in the vicinity of the ψ (3770) STUDY of e+ e- → p p ̄ π0 ⋯ M. ABLIKIM et al.
The process e+e-→pp̄π0 has been studied by analyzing data collected at s=3.773GeV, at s=3.650GeV, and during a ψ(3770) line shape scan with the BESIII detector at the BEPCII collider. The Born cross section of pp̄π0 in the vicinity of the ψ(3770) is measured, and the Born cross section of ψ(3770)→pp̄π0 is extracted considering interference between resonant and continuum production amplitudes. Two solutions with the same probability and a significance of 1.5σ are found. The solutions for the Born cross section of ψ(3770)→pp̄π0 are 33.8±1.8±2.1pb and 0.06-0.04-0.01+0.10+0.01pb (<0.22pb at a 90% confidence level). Using the estimated cross section and a constant decay amplitude approximation, the cross section σ(pp̄→ψ(3770) π0) is calculated for the kinematic situation of the planned P̄ANDA experiment. The maximum cross section corresponding to the two solutions is expected to be less than 0.79 nb at 90% confidence level and 122±10nb at a center-of-mass energy of 5.26 GeV. © 2014 American Physical Society.