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Title: Measurement of the charge asymmetry in semileptonic Bs decays

Abstract

The authors have performed the first direct measurement of the time integrated flavor untagged charge asymmetry in semileptonic B{sub s}{sup 0} decays, A{sub SL}{sup a,unt}, by comparing the decay rate of B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} {mu}{sup +} D{sub s}{sup -}{nu}X, where D{sub s}{sup -} {yields} {phi}{pi}{sup -} and {phi} {yields} K{sup +}K{sup -}, with the charge-conjugate {bar B}{sub s}{sup 0} decay rate. This sample was selected from 1.3 fb{sup -1} of data collected by the D0 experiment in Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron collider. They obtain A{sub SL}{sup a,unt} = [1.23 {+-} 0.97(stat) {+-} 0.17(syst)] x 10{sup -2}. Assuming that {Delta}m{sub s}/{bar {Lambda}}{sub s} >> 1 and {Delta}{Lambda}{sub a}/(2{bar {Lambda}}{sub s}) < 1, this result can be translated into a measurement on the CP-violating phase in B{sub s}{sup 0} mixing: {Delta}{Lambda}{sub s}/{Delta}m{sub s} {center_dot} tan {phi}{sub s} = [2.45 {+-} 1.93(stat) {+-} 0.35(syst)] x 10{sup -2}.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
899711
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-07-005-E
arXiv eprint number hep-ex/0701007; TRN: US0702039
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Phys.Rev.Lett.98:151801,2007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; ASYMMETRY; DECAY; FERMILAB TEVATRON; SEMILEPTONIC DECAY; Experiment-HEP

Citation Formats

Abazov, V.M., Abbott, B., Abolins, M., Acharya, B.S., Adams, M., Adams, T., Aguilo, E., Ahn, S.H., Ahsan, M., Alexeev, G.D., Alkhazov, G., and /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota /Charles U.. Measurement of the charge asymmetry in semileptonic Bs decays. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.151801.
Abazov, V.M., Abbott, B., Abolins, M., Acharya, B.S., Adams, M., Adams, T., Aguilo, E., Ahn, S.H., Ahsan, M., Alexeev, G.D., Alkhazov, G., & /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota /Charles U.. Measurement of the charge asymmetry in semileptonic Bs decays. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.151801.
Abazov, V.M., Abbott, B., Abolins, M., Acharya, B.S., Adams, M., Adams, T., Aguilo, E., Ahn, S.H., Ahsan, M., Alexeev, G.D., Alkhazov, G., and /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota /Charles U.. Mon . "Measurement of the charge asymmetry in semileptonic Bs decays". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.151801. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/899711.
@article{osti_899711,
title = {Measurement of the charge asymmetry in semileptonic Bs decays},
author = {Abazov, V.M. and Abbott, B. and Abolins, M. and Acharya, B.S. and Adams, M. and Adams, T. and Aguilo, E. and Ahn, S.H. and Ahsan, M. and Alexeev, G.D. and Alkhazov, G. and /Buenos Aires U. /Rio de Janeiro, CBPF /Rio de Janeiro State U. /Sao Paulo, IFT /Alberta U. /Simon Fraser U. /York U., Canada /McGill U. /Hefei, CUST /Andes U., Bogota /Charles U.},
abstractNote = {The authors have performed the first direct measurement of the time integrated flavor untagged charge asymmetry in semileptonic B{sub s}{sup 0} decays, A{sub SL}{sup a,unt}, by comparing the decay rate of B{sub s}{sup 0} {yields} {mu}{sup +} D{sub s}{sup -}{nu}X, where D{sub s}{sup -} {yields} {phi}{pi}{sup -} and {phi} {yields} K{sup +}K{sup -}, with the charge-conjugate {bar B}{sub s}{sup 0} decay rate. This sample was selected from 1.3 fb{sup -1} of data collected by the D0 experiment in Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron collider. They obtain A{sub SL}{sup a,unt} = [1.23 {+-} 0.97(stat) {+-} 0.17(syst)] x 10{sup -2}. Assuming that {Delta}m{sub s}/{bar {Lambda}}{sub s} >> 1 and {Delta}{Lambda}{sub a}/(2{bar {Lambda}}{sub s}) < 1, this result can be translated into a measurement on the CP-violating phase in B{sub s}{sup 0} mixing: {Delta}{Lambda}{sub s}/{Delta}m{sub s} {center_dot} tan {phi}{sub s} = [2.45 {+-} 1.93(stat) {+-} 0.35(syst)] x 10{sup -2}.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.151801},
journal = {Phys.Rev.Lett.98:151801,2007},
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place = {United States},
year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
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