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Investigation of quark-antiquark interaction properties using leading particle measurements in e+e- annihilation

Erdmann, Martin

Abstract:
Measurements of heavy quark production in electron-positron
collisions are used to analyse the strong interactions between
quarks and anti-quarks. A scaling behaviour is observed in
distributions of the rapidity change of D*, B*, and B mesons.
From these distributions information is obtained on the hadron
formation time, effective quark masses, and the potential
between quark-antiquark pairs. Predictions for fragmentation
functions are presented.
Keywords: fragmentation, formation time, quark masses, strong
interaction potential

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DOI: 10.5445/IR/25812001
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Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2001
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 0370-2693
urn:nbn:de:swb:90-AAA258120019
KITopen-ID: 25812001
Erschienen in Physics letters B
Verlag North-Holland
Band 510
Seiten 29
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