Jul 16 – 22, 2009
Kraków, Poland
Europe/Warsaw timezone

Charmonia and bottom production measurements with J/psi events at LHCb

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Auditorium Maximum (Kraków, Poland)

Auditorium Maximum

Kraków, Poland

The Auditorium Maximum of the Jagiellonian University 33 Krupnicza Street 31-123 Kraków
Poster session


Giovanni Sabatino (INFN-LNF)


We report on the possibilities of measuring charmonia and bottom production with the LHCb experiment. Using reconstructed J/psi decays to mu+ mu-, both the prompt J/psi and b -> J/psi production cross- sections in pp collisions at LHC energies will be determined in the J/ psi eta range 2-5. Due to the very large statistics, this analysis will be possible very early after the LHC start. Other charmonia related measurements will also be discussed, such as that of the J/psi polarization at production or of the production of some of the new X, Y and Z states.

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