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Determination of the e(+)e(-)->gamma gamma(gamma) cross-section at LEP 2

Abdallah, J; Abreu, P; Adam, W; Adzic, P; Albrecht, T; Alderweireld, T; Alemany-Fernandez, R; Allmendinger, T; Allport, P and Amaldi, U, et al. (2004) In European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields 37(4). p.405-419
Abstract
A test of the benchmark QED process e(+) e(-) -->gammagamma(gamma) is reported, using the data collected with the DELPHI detector at LEP 2. The data analysed were recorded at centre-of-mass energies ranging from 161 GeV to 208 GeV and correspond to a total integrated luminosity of 656.4 pb(-1). The Born cross-section for the process e(+) e(-)-->gammagamma(gamma) was determined, confirming the validity of QED at the highest energies ever attained in electron-positron collisions. Lower limits on the parameters of a number of possible deviations from QED, predicted within theoretical frameworks expressing physics beyond the Standard Model, were derived.
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  issn         = {1434-6044},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {4},
  pages        = {405--419},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {European Physical Journal C. Particles and Fields},
  title        = {Determination of the e(+)e(-)->gamma gamma(gamma) cross-section at LEP 2},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s2004-01990-2},
  volume       = {37},
  year         = {2004},
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