T. E. Coan
Y. S. Gao
F. Liu
M. Artuso
S. Blusk
J. Butt
J. Li
N. Menaa
R. Mountain
S. Nisar
K. Randrianarivony
R. Redjimi
R. Sia
T. Skwarnicki
S. Stone
J. C. Wang
K. Zhang
S. E. Csorna
G. Bonvicini
D. Cinabro
M. Dubrovin
A. Lincoln
D. M. Asner
K. W. Edwards
R. A. Briere
I. Brock
J. Chen
T. Ferguson
G. Tatishvili
H. Vogel
M. E. Watkins
J. L. Rosner
N. E. Adam
J. P. AlexanderFollow
K. Berkelman
D. G. Cassel
J. E. Duboscq
K. M. Ecklund
R. Ehrlich
L. Fields
R. S. Galik
L. Gibbons
R. Gray
S. W. Gray
D. L. Hartill
B. K. Heltsley
D. Hertz
C. D. Jones
J. Kandaswamy
D. L. Kreinick
V. E. Kuznetsov
H. Mahlke-Kruger
T. O. Meyer
P. U. E. Onyisi
J. R. Patterson
D. Peterson
E. A. Phillips
J. Pivarski
D. Riley
A. Ryd
A. J. Sadoff
H. Schwarthoff
X. Shi
S. Stroiney
W. M. Sun
T. Wilksen
M. Weinberger
S. B. Athar
P. Avery
L. Breva-Newell
R. Patel
V. Potlia
H. Stoeck
J. Yelton
P. Rubin
C. Cawlfield
B. I. Eisenstein
I. Karliner
D. Kim
N. Lowrey
P. Naik
C. Sedlack
M. Selen
E. J. White
J. Wiss
M. R. Shepherd
D. Besson
T. K. Pedlar
D. Cronin-Hennessy
K. Y. Gao
D. T. Gong
J. Hietala
Y. Kubota
T. Klein
B. W. Lang
R. Poling
A. W. Scott
A. Smith
S. Dobbs
Z. Metreveli
K. K. Seth
A. Tomaradze
P. Zweber
J. Ernst
H. Severini
S. A. Dytman
W. Love
V. Savinov
O. Aquines
Z. Li
A. Lopez
S. Mehrabyan
H. Mendez
J. Ramirez
G. S. Huang
D. H. Miller
V. Pavlunin
B. Sanghi
I. P. J. Shipsey
B. Xin
G. S. AdamsFollow
M. Anderson
J. P. Cummings
I. Danko
J. Napolitano
Q. He
J. Insler
H. Muramatsu
C. S. Park
E. H. Thorndike

Published in:

Physical Review Letters 96,16 (2006) 162003;


Using data collected with the CLEO detector operating at the CESR e(+)e(-) collider at root s = 3.97-4.26 GeV, we investigate 15 charmonium decay modes of the psi(4040), psi(4160), and Y(4260) resonances. We confirm, at 11 sigma significance, the BABAR Y(4260)->pi(+)pi(-)J/psi discovery, make the first observation of Y(4260)->pi(0)pi(0)J/psi (5.1 sigma), and find the first evidence for Y(4260)-> K(+)K(-)J/psi (3.7 sigma). We measure e(+)e(-) cross sections at root s=4.26 GeV as sigma(pi(+)pi(-)J/psi)=58(-10)(+12)+/- 4 pb, sigma(pi(0)pi(0)J/psi)=23(-8)(+12)+/- 1 pb, and sigma(K(+)K(-)J/psi)=9(-5)(+9)+/- 1 pb, in which the uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively. Upper limits are placed on other decay rates from all three resonances.


qed radiative-corrections;; cleo-ii detector;; resonances

Date of this Version

January 2006



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