EPJ Web of Conferences
Volume 37, 2012MESON 2012 – 12th International Workshop on Production, Properties and Interaction of MESONS
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|Published online||06 December 2012|
Exclusive meson pair production in peripheral ultrarelativistic heavy ion collisions
1 University of Rzeszow Poland
2 Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN, Cracow, Poland
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The cross sections for exclusive D+D- and meson pair production in peripheral nucleus - nucleus collisions are calculated and several differential distributions are presented. The calculation of the elementary γγ → cross section is done within the heavy-quark approximation and in the Brodsky- Lapage formalism with distribution amplitudes describing recent CLEO data on leptonic D+ decay. Absorption effects are discussed and quantified. The cross sections of a few nb are predicted for RHIC and of a few hundreds of nb for LHC with details depending on the approximation made in calculating elementary γγ → cross sections.
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