Search for heavy pointlike dirac monopoles

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We have searched for central production of a pair of photons with high transverse energies in pp̄ collisions at √s=1.8 TeV using 70pb-1 of data collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron in 1994-1996. If they exist virtual heavy pointlike Dirac monopoles could rescatter pairs of nearly real photons into this final state via a box diagram. We observe no excess of events above background and set lower 95% C.L. limits of 610 870 or 1580 GeV/c2 on the mass of a spin 0 1/2 or 1 Dirac monopole. © 1998 The American Physical Society.

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  • Abbott, B; Abolins, M; Acharya, BS; Adam, I; Adams, DL; Adams, M; Ahn, S; Aihara, H; Alves, GA; Amos, N; Anderson, EW; Astur, R; Baarmand, MM; Babukhadia, L; Baden, A; Balamurali, V; Balderston, J; Baldin, B; Banerjee, S; Bantly, J; Barberis, E; Bartlett, JF; Belyaev, A; Beri, SB; Bertram, I; Bezzubov, VA; Bhat, PC; Bhatnagar, V; Bhattacharjee, M; Biswas, N; Blazey, G; Blessing, S; Bloom, P; Boehnlein, A; Bojko, NI; Borcherding, F; Boswell, C; Brandt, A; Brock, R; Bross, A; Buchholz, D; Burtovoi, VS; Butler, JM; Carvalho, W; Casey, D; Casilum, Z; Castilla-Valdez, H; Chakraborty, D; Chang, SM; Chekulaev, SV; Chen, LP; Chen, W; Choi, S; Chopra, S; Choudhary, BC; Christenson, JH; Chung, M; Claes, D; Clark, AR; Cobau, WG; Cochran, J; Coney, L; Cooper, WE; Cretsinger, C; Cullen-Vidal, D; Cummings, MAC; Cutts, D; Dahl, OI; Davis, K; De, K; Del-Signore, K; Demarteau, M; Denisov, D; Denisov, SP; Diehl, HT; Diesburg, M; Di Loreto, G; Draper, P; Ducros, Y; Dudko, LV; Dugad, SR; Edmunds, D; Ellison, J; Elvira, VD; Engelmann, R; Eno, S; Eppley, G; Ermolov, P; Eroshin, OV; Evdokimov, VN; Fahland, T; Fatyga, MK; Feher, S; Fein, D; Ferbel, T; Finocchiaro, G; Fisk, HE; Fisyak, Y; Flattum, E; Forden, GE

Published Date

  • January 1, 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 81 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 524 - 529

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1079-7114

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-9007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/PhysRevLett.81.524

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  • Scopus