Title

Hadronic transitions Y (2S)→Y(1S)

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-1-1998

Abstract

Using a 73.6 pb data sample of Y(2S) events collected with the CLEO II detector at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring, we have investigated the hadronic transitions between the Y(2S) and the Y(1S). The dipion transition Y(2S)→Y(1S)π π was studied using two different analysis techniques. Selecting events in which Y(1S)→e e ,μ μ ("exclusive" analysis), and using the Y(1S) leptonic branching fractions world averages from the PDG review, we obtained B(Y(2S)→Y(1S)π π ) = 0.189±0.004±0.010, while using a method allowing Y(1S)→anything ("inclusive" analysis) we obtained B(Y(2S)→Y(1S)π π = 0.196 ±0.002±0.010. The appropriate weighted average of the two measurements gives B(Y(2S) →Y(1S)μ μ ) = 0.192±0.002±0.010. Combining the exclusive and inclusive results we derive the Y(1S) leptonic branching fractions B = 0.0229±0.0008±0.0011 and B = 0.0249±0.0008±0.0013. We also studied Y(2S)→Y(1S)π π and obtained B(Y(2S)→Y(1S)π π ) = 0.092±0.006±0.008. Parameters of the ππ system (dipion invariant mass spectra, angular distributions) were analyzed and found to be consistent with current theoretical models. Lastly, we searched for the η and single π transitions and obtained the 90% confidence level upper limits B(Y(2S)→Y(1S)η)<0.0028 and B(Y(2S)→Y(1S)π )<0.0011. -1 + + - + - + - + - + - 0 0 0 0 0 0 ee μμ

Publication Name

Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology

Volume Number

58

Issue Number

5

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