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Measurement of proton-proton elastic scattering and total cross-section at S**(1/2) = 7-TeV

The TOTEM collaboration
EPL 101 (2013) 21002, 2013.

Abstract (data abstract)
CERN-LHC. Measurement of the elastic differential cross section in proton-proton interactions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The data, which cover the |t| range 0.005-0.2 GeV**2, were collected using Roman Pot detectors very close to the outgoing beam in October 2011, allowing the precise extrapolation down to the optical point, t=0, and hence the derivation of the elastic as well as the total cross section via the optical theorem. An earler publication (CERN-PH-EP-2011-101,EPL 95(2011)41001) reports measurements in the higher |t| range from 0.36-2.5 GeV**2.

  • Table 1

    Data from T 4


    The measured differential elastic cross section.

  • Table 2

    Data from T 5


    The measured differential elastic cross section in the high |T| region. where it originally appeared as a plot, but was...

  • Table 3

    Data from T 6


    The fitted slope parameter for the elastic cross section fitted over 4 |T| ranges.

  • Table 4

    Data from T 7


    The fitted elastic cross section parameters. The quoted systematic (sys) errors are from the uncertainties in the T dependence, normalization...

  • Table 5

    Data from T 7


    The derived hadronic total and inelastic cross sections. The quoted systematic (sys) errors are from the uncertainty in the T...

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