An improved limit for Γee of X(3872) and Γee measurement of ψ(3686)
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CitationAblikim, M., Achasov, M. N., Ai, X. C., Albayrak, O., Albrecht, M., Ambrose, D. J. ... BESIII Collaboration. (2015). An improved limit for Γee of X(3872) and Γee measurement of ψ(3686). Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 749, 414-420. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2015.08.013
Using the data sets taken at center-of-mass energies above 4 GeV by the BESIII detector at the BEPCII storage ring, we search for the reaction e+e-→γISRX(3872)→γISRπ+π-J/ψ via the Initial State Radiation technique. The production of a resonance with quantum numbers JPC=1++ such as the X(3872) via single photon e+e- annihilation is forbidden, but is allowed by a next-to-leading order box diagram. We do not observe a significant signal of X(3872), and therefore give an upper limit for the electronic width times the branching fraction ΓeeX(3872)B(X(3872)→π+π-J/ψ)<0.13 eV at the 90% confidence level. This measurement improves upon existing limits by a factor of 46. Using the same final state, we also measure the electronic width of the ψ(3686) to be Γeeψ(3686)=2213±18stat±99sys eV.