η production in peripheral heavy-ion collisions

Alec J. Schramm, Daniel H. Reeves
1996 Physical Review D, Particles and fields  
We estimate the impact parameter dependence of the production cross section for $\eta_c$ and $\eta_b$ mesons in peripheral heavy-ion collisions collisions. Total and elastic $\gamma\gamma$ cross sections are calculated in an equivalent photon approximation.
doi:10.1103/physrevd.53.4092 pmid:10020404 fatcat:trc52c5vpnasdf6vspejnjrbve