Standard candle central exclusive processes at the Tevatron and LHC

  title={Standard candle central exclusive processes at the Tevatron and LHC},
  author={Lucian A. Harland-Lang and Valery A. Khoze and Mikhail G. Ryskin and William James Stirling},
  journal={The European Physical Journal C},
Central exclusive production (CEP) processes in high-energy proton—(anti)proton collisions offer a very promising framework within which to study both novel aspects of QCD and new physics signals. Among the many interesting processes that can be studied in this way, those involving the production of heavy (c,b) quarkonia and γγ states have sufficiently well understood theoretical properties and sufficiently large cross sections that they can serve as ‘standard candle’ processes with which we… 
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