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Title: First results with charmless two-body B-decays at LHCb, and future prospects

LHCb is an experiment which is designed to perform flavour physics measurements at the LHC. Charged two-body charmless B decays (e.g. B^0 -> Kpi, pipi, B_s->KK, etc) receive significant contribmore »utions from loop diagrams and are thus sensitive probes of New Physics. Study of these modes is therefore an important physics goal of LHCb. First results will be presented, using around 37 pb^{-1} of data collected at \sqrt{s}=7 TeV in 2010. These results illustrate the power of the LHCb trigger system and particle identification capabilities of the RICH detectors in isolating clean samples of each final state, and include preliminary measurements of direct CP-violation in certain key modes. The prospects for these measurements in the coming run will be presented. A brief survey will also be given of results and prospect in other areas of the LHCb physics programme.« less
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Title: First results with charmless two-body B-decays at LHCb, and future prospects
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Publication Date: 2011-02-22
OSTI Identifier: 1012163
Other Number(s): Other: CERN FILE ID: 272
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Subject: B-DECAY ; NEW PHYSICS ; TRIGGER SYSTEM
Publisher: CERN
Country of Publication: CERN
Language: English
Run Time: 1:04:10
System Entry Date: 2018-04-27