Observation of the decay Bs0→D-0φ

R. Aaij, 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, S. Amerio, Y. Amhis, L. Anderlini, J. Anderson, R. Andreassen, J. E. AndrewsR. B. Appleby, O. Aquines Gutierrez, F. Archilli, A. Artamonov, M. Artuso, E. Aslanides, G. Auriemma, M. Baalouch, S. Bachmann, J. J. Back, C. Baesso, V. Balagura, W. Baldini, R. J. Barlow, C. Barschel, S. Barsuk, W. Barter, Th Bauer, A. Bay, J. Beddow, F. Bedeschi, I. Bediaga, S. Belogurov, K. Belous, I. Belyaev, E. Ben-Haim, 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, J. Blouw, S. Blusk, V. Bocci, A. Bondar, N. Bondar, W. Bonivento, S. Borghi, A. Borgia, T. J.V. Bowcock, E. Bowen, C. Bozzi, T. Brambach, J. van den Brand, J. Bressieux, D. Brett, M. Britsch, T. Britton, N. H. Brook, H. Brown, I. Burducea, A. Bursche, G. Busetto, J. Buytaert, S. Cadeddu, O. Callot, M. Calvi, M. Calvo Gomez, A. Camboni, P. Campana, D. Campora Perez, A. Carbone, G. Carboni, R. Cardinale, A. Cardini, H. Carranza-Mejia, L. Carson, K. Carvalho Akiba, G. Casse

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Abstract

First observation of the decay Bs0→D-0φ is reported using pp collision data, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.0 fb-1, collected by the LHCb experiment at a centre-of-mass energy of 7TeV. The significance of the signal is 6.5 standard deviations. The branching fraction is measured relative to that of the decay Bs0→D-0K-*0 to beB(Bs0→D-0φ)B(Bs0→D-0K-*0)=0.069±0.013(stat)±0.007(syst). The first measurement of the ratio of branching fractions for the decays Bs0→D-0K-*0 and B0→D-0K*0 is found to beB(Bs0→D-0K-*0)B(B0→D-0K*0)=7.8±0.7(stat)±0.3(syst)±0.6(fs/fd), where the last uncertainty is due to the ratio of the Bs0 and B0 fragmentation fractions. © 2013 CERN.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)403-411
Number of pages9
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Dec 2013
Externally publishedYes

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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    Aaij, R., 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., Amerio, S., Amhis, Y., Anderlini, L., Anderson, J., Andreassen, R., ... Casse, G. (2013). Observation of the decay Bs0→D-0φ. Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, 403-411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2013.10.057