2005 journal article

Tensor glueball photoproduction and decay

PHYSICS LETTERS B, 621(3-4), 269–275.

By: . Cotanch n & R. Williams *

co-author countries: United States of America πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
author keywords: glueball widths; glueball photoproduction; vector and tensor meson dominance
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Added: August 6, 2018

Using vector meson dominance (VMD), tensor glueball photoproduction cross sections, asymmetries and widths are calculated. The predicted hadronic VV' decays are comparable for different vector meson (V = rho, omega and phi) channels with the omega phi width the largest but the radiative omega gamma and phi gamma decays are suppressed relative to rho gamma by over a factor of 2. This decay profile is distinct from typical meson branching rates and may be a useful glueball detection signature. Results are compared to a previous VMD scalar glueball study.