Observation of B0→D ̄0K+ K- and evidence for Bs0→D ̄0K+ K-

R. Aaij, C. Abellan Beteta, A. Adametz, B. Adeva, M. Adinolfi, C. Adrover, A. Affolder, Z. Ajaltouni, J. Albrecht, F. Alessio, M. Alexander, S. Ali, G. Alkhazov, P. Alvarez Cartelle, A. A. Alves, S. Amato, Y. Amhis, L. Anderlini, J. Anderson, R. B. ApplebyO. Aquines Gutierrez, F. Archilli, A. Artamonov, M. Artuso, E. Aslanides, G. Auriemma, S. Bachmann, J. J. Back, C. Baesso, V. Balagura, W. Baldini, R. J. Barlow, C. Barschel, S. Barsuk, W. Barter, A. Bates, C. Bauer, Th Bauer, A. Bay, J. Beddow, I. Bediaga, S. Belogurov, K. Belous, I. Belyaev, E. Ben-Haim, M. Benayoun, G. Bencivenni, S. Benson, J. Benton, A. Berezhnoy, R. Bernet, M. O. Bettler, M. Van Beuzekom, A. Bien, S. Bifani, T. Bird, A. Bizzeti, P. M. Bjørnstad, T. Blake, F. Blanc, C. Blanks, J. Blouw, S. Blusk, A. Bobrov, V. Bocci, A. Bondar, N. Bondar, W. Bonivento, S. Borghi, A. Borgia, T. J.V. Bowcock, C. Bozzi, T. Brambach, J. Van Den Brand, J. Bressieux, D. Brett, M. Britsch, T. Britton, N. H. Brook, H. Brown, A. Büchler-Germann, I. Burducea, A. Bursche, J. Buytaert, S. Cadeddu, O. Callot, M. Calvi, M. Calvo Gomez, A. Camboni, P. Campana, A. Carbone

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The first observation of the decay B0→D ̄0K +K - is reported from an analysis of 0.62fb -1 of pp collision data collected with the LHCb detector. Its branching fraction is measured relative to that of the topologically similar decay B0→D ̄0π +π - to be B(B0→D ̄0K +K -)B(B0→D ̄0π +π -)=0.056±0.011±0.007,where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. The significance of the signal is 5.8σ. Evidence, with 3.8σ significance, for Bs0→D ̄0K +K - decays is also presented. The relative branching fraction is measured to be B(Bs0→D ̄0K +K -)B(B0→D ̄0K +K -)=0.90±0.27±0.20. These channels are of interest to study the mechanisms behind hadronic B decays, and open new possibilities for CP violation analyses with larger data sets. © 2012 CERN.
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Aaij, R., Abellan Beteta, C., Adametz, A., Adeva, B., Adinolfi, M., Adrover, C., ... Carbone, A. (2012). Observation of B0→D ̄0K+ K- and evidence for Bs0→D ̄0K+ K-. Physical Review Letters. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.131801
Aaij, R. ; Abellan Beteta, C. ; Adametz, A. ; Adeva, B. ; Adinolfi, M. ; Adrover, C. ; Affolder, A. ; Ajaltouni, Z. ; Albrecht, J. ; Alessio, F. ; Alexander, M. ; Ali, S. ; Alkhazov, G. ; Alvarez Cartelle, P. ; Alves, A. A. ; Amato, S. ; Amhis, Y. ; Anderlini, L. ; Anderson, J. ; Appleby, R. B. ; Aquines Gutierrez, O. ; Archilli, F. ; Artamonov, A. ; Artuso, M. ; Aslanides, E. ; Auriemma, G. ; Bachmann, S. ; Back, J. J. ; Baesso, C. ; Balagura, V. ; Baldini, W. ; Barlow, R. J. ; Barschel, C. ; Barsuk, S. ; Barter, W. ; Bates, A. ; Bauer, C. ; Bauer, Th ; Bay, A. ; Beddow, J. ; Bediaga, I. ; Belogurov, S. ; Belous, K. ; Belyaev, I. ; Ben-Haim, E. ; Benayoun, M. ; Bencivenni, G. ; Benson, S. ; Benton, J. ; Berezhnoy, A. ; Bernet, R. ; Bettler, M. O. ; Van Beuzekom, M. ; Bien, A. ; Bifani, S. ; Bird, T. ; Bizzeti, A. ; Bjørnstad, P. M. ; Blake, T. ; Blanc, F. ; Blanks, C. ; Blouw, J. ; Blusk, S. ; Bobrov, A. ; Bocci, V. ; Bondar, A. ; Bondar, N. ; Bonivento, W. ; Borghi, S. ; Borgia, A. ; Bowcock, T. J.V. ; Bozzi, C. ; Brambach, T. ; Van Den Brand, J. ; Bressieux, J. ; Brett, D. ; Britsch, M. ; Britton, T. ; Brook, N. H. ; Brown, H. ; Büchler-Germann, A. ; Burducea, I. ; Bursche, A. ; Buytaert, J. ; Cadeddu, S. ; Callot, O. ; Calvi, M. ; Calvo Gomez, M. ; Camboni, A. ; Campana, P. ; Carbone, A. / Observation of B0→D ̄0K+ K- and evidence for Bs0→D ̄0K+ K-. In: Physical Review Letters. 2012.
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Aaij R, Abellan Beteta C, Adametz A, Adeva B, Adinolfi M, Adrover C et al. Observation of B0→D ̄0K+ K- and evidence for Bs0→D ̄0K+ K-. Physical Review Letters. 2012 Sep 26. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.131801