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Title: Decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}

Abstract

The various decay modes of the type B{yields}{gamma}D* are dynamically different. In general, there are factorized contributions of pole and nonpole type, and pseudoscalar exchange contributions at meson level. The purpose of this paper is to point out that the decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0} have small contributions from such mechanisms, in contrast to the decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0} and B{sup -}{yields}{gamma}D{sub s,d}*{sup -}. On the other hand, there are nonfactorizable 1/N{sub c} suppressed contributions from colored four quark operators obtained from Fierz transformations of the standard four quark operators. Such 1/N{sub c} suppressed terms involving emission of soft gluons are calculated within a heavy-light chiral quark model, and they are found to dominate the amplitudes for the decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}. We estimate the branching ratio for these modes in the low velocity regime, i.e. in the heavy quark limit, both for the b and the c quarks. In this limit we obtain a value {approx_equal}1x10{sup -5} for B{sub d}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}, and {approx_equal}6x10{sup -7} for B{sub s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}. We expect substantial corrections to these numbers because the energy gap between the b- and c-quark masses are significantly bigger than 1 GeV. However,more » we expect that our estimates of the amplitudes for B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0} give the right order of magnitude because other mechanisms are numerically suppressed in this special case.« less

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Department of Physics, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1048 Blindern, N-0316 Oslo (Norway)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
21010991
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 75; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.75.034015; (c) 2007 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; AMPLITUDES; B MINUS MESONS; B QUARKS; B S MESONS; BRANCHING RATIO; C QUARKS; CHIRALITY; CORRECTIONS; D*-2010 MESONS; ENERGY GAP; FIELD OPERATORS; GEV RANGE; GLUONS; PHOTONS; QUARK MODEL; REST MASS; T QUARKS

Citation Formats

Soerensen, J. A. Macdonald, and Eeg, J. O. Decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.034015.
Soerensen, J. A. Macdonald, & Eeg, J. O. Decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}. United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.034015.
Soerensen, J. A. Macdonald, and Eeg, J. O. Thu . "Decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}". United States. doi:10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.034015.
@article{osti_21010991,
title = {Decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}},
author = {Soerensen, J. A. Macdonald and Eeg, J. O.},
abstractNote = {The various decay modes of the type B{yields}{gamma}D* are dynamically different. In general, there are factorized contributions of pole and nonpole type, and pseudoscalar exchange contributions at meson level. The purpose of this paper is to point out that the decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0} have small contributions from such mechanisms, in contrast to the decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0} and B{sup -}{yields}{gamma}D{sub s,d}*{sup -}. On the other hand, there are nonfactorizable 1/N{sub c} suppressed contributions from colored four quark operators obtained from Fierz transformations of the standard four quark operators. Such 1/N{sub c} suppressed terms involving emission of soft gluons are calculated within a heavy-light chiral quark model, and they are found to dominate the amplitudes for the decay modes B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}. We estimate the branching ratio for these modes in the low velocity regime, i.e. in the heavy quark limit, both for the b and the c quarks. In this limit we obtain a value {approx_equal}1x10{sup -5} for B{sub d}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}, and {approx_equal}6x10{sup -7} for B{sub s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0}. We expect substantial corrections to these numbers because the energy gap between the b- and c-quark masses are significantly bigger than 1 GeV. However, we expect that our estimates of the amplitudes for B{sub d,s}{sup 0}{yields}{gamma}D*{sup 0} give the right order of magnitude because other mechanisms are numerically suppressed in this special case.},
doi = {10.1103/PHYSREVD.75.034015},
journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
number = 3,
volume = 75,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Thu Feb 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
}