A search for direct CP violation in D 0 →h -h + (where h = K or π) is presented using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.0fb -1 collected in 2011 by LHCb in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The analysis uses D0 mesons produced in inclusive semileptonic b-hadron decays to the D 0μX nal state, where the charge of the accompanying muon is used to tag the avour of the D 0 meson. The difference in the CP-violating asymmetries between the two decay channels is measured to be ΔA CP = A CP(K -K +) - ACP ( π -π +) = ( 0.49 ±0.30 (stat)± 0.14 (syst))%. This result does not conrm the evidence for direct CP violationinthecharmsectorreportedinother analyses.
|Number of pages||11|
|Journal||Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics|
|Publication status||Published - 10 Jun 2013|
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We express our gratitude to our colleagues in the CERN accelerator departments for the excellent performance of the LHC. We thank the technical and administrative staff at the LHCb institutes. We acknowledge support from CERN and from the national agencies: CAPES , CNPq , FAPERJ and FINEP (Brazil); NSFC (China); CNRS/IN2P3 and Region Auvergne (France); BMBF , DFG , HGF and MPG (Germany); SFI (Ireland); INFN (Italy); FOM and NWO (The Netherlands); SCSR (Poland); ANCS/IFA (Romania); MinES , Rosatom , RFBR and NRC “Kurchatov Institute” (Russia); MinECo , XuntaGal and GENCAT (Spain); SNSF and SER (Switzerland); NAS Ukraine (Ukraine); STFC (United Kingdom); NSF (USA). We also acknowledge the support received from the ERC under FP7. The Tier1 computing centres are supported by IN2P3 (France), KIT and BMBF (Germany), INFN (Italy), NWO and SURF (The Netherlands), PIC (Spain), GridPP (United Kingdom). We are thankful for the computing resources put at our disposal by Yandex LLC (Russia), as well as to the communities behind the multiple open source software packages that we depend on.
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- Nuclear and High Energy Physics