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Title: Radiative lepton flavor violating B , D , and K decays

Abstract

We argue that radiative lepton flavor violating (RLFV) decays $$P{\rightarrow}{\gamma}{{\ell}}_{1}{\overline{{\ell}}}_{2}$$ of $$P={B}_{q}^{0}$$, $${\overline{D}}^{0}$$, and $${K}^{0}$$ meson states are robust probes of new physics models. In particular, they could be used to put constraints on the Wilson coefficients of effective operators describing lepton flavor-changing neutral current interactions at low energy scales. We set up a generic framework for describing these transitions and review new physics constraints from $$P{\rightarrow}{{\ell}}_{1}{\overline{{\ell}}}_{2}$$ decays. There is discussion of how RLFV transitions provide access to the operators that cannot be constrained in two-body decays and we in turn motivate further experimental searches via these channels.

Authors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
  2. Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy; Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (United States). Michigan Center for Theoretical Physics
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1461025
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1498894
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0007983
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 98; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; effective field theory; flavor changing neutral currents; form factors; hadronic decays; leptonic, semileptonic & radiative decays; particle interactions; quark model; rare decays

Citation Formats

Hazard, Derek, and Petrov, Alexey A. Radiative lepton flavor violating B , D , and K decays. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1103/physrevd.98.015027.
Hazard, Derek, & Petrov, Alexey A. Radiative lepton flavor violating B , D , and K decays. United States. doi:10.1103/physrevd.98.015027.
Hazard, Derek, and Petrov, Alexey A. Fri . "Radiative lepton flavor violating B , D , and K decays". United States. doi:10.1103/physrevd.98.015027.
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title = {Radiative lepton flavor violating B , D , and K decays},
author = {Hazard, Derek and Petrov, Alexey A.},
abstractNote = {We argue that radiative lepton flavor violating (RLFV) decays $P{\rightarrow}{\gamma}{{\ell}}_{1}{\overline{{\ell}}}_{2}$ of $P={B}_{q}^{0}$, ${\overline{D}}^{0}$, and ${K}^{0}$ meson states are robust probes of new physics models. In particular, they could be used to put constraints on the Wilson coefficients of effective operators describing lepton flavor-changing neutral current interactions at low energy scales. We set up a generic framework for describing these transitions and review new physics constraints from $P{\rightarrow}{{\ell}}_{1}{\overline{{\ell}}}_{2}$ decays. There is discussion of how RLFV transitions provide access to the operators that cannot be constrained in two-body decays and we in turn motivate further experimental searches via these channels.},
doi = {10.1103/physrevd.98.015027},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 1,
volume = 98,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {7}
}

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