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Title: STCF conceptual design report (Volume 1): Physics & detector
Abstract

The superτ-charm facility (STCF) is an electron–positron collider proposed by the Chinese particle physics community. It is designed to operate in a center-of-mass energy range from 2 to 7 GeV with a peak luminosity of 0.5 × 1035cm−2·s−1or higher. The STCF will produce a data sample about a factor of 100 larger than that of the presentτ-charm factory — the BEPCII, providing a unique platform for exploring the asymmetry of matter-antimatter (charge-parity violation), in-depth studies of the internal structure of hadrons and the nature of non-perturbative strong interactions, as well as searching for exotic hadrons and physics beyond the Standard Model. The STCF project in China is under development with an extensive R&D program. This document presents the physics opportunities at the STCF, describes conceptual designs of the STCF detector system, and discusses future plans for detector R&D and physics case studies.

 
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Award ID(s):
2013184
NSF-PAR ID:
10497908
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Publisher / Repository:
Frontiers Media
Date Published:
Journal Name:
Frontiers of Physics
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
ISSN:
2095-0462
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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