Evidence for the decay D0→K-π+π-e+νe

M. Artuso, S. Blusk, J. Butt, J. Li, N. Menaa, R. Mountain, S. Nisar, K. Randrianarivony, R. Sia, T. Skwarnicki, S. Stone, J. C. Wang, K. Zhang, G. Bonvicini, D. Cinabro, M. Dubrovin, A. Lincoln, D. M. Asner, K. W. Edwards, P. NaikR. A. Briere, T. Ferguson, G. Tatishvili, H. Vogel, M. E. Watkins, J. L. Rosner, N. E. Adam, J. P. Alexander, D. G. Cassel, J. E. Duboscq, R. Ehrlich, L. Fields, R. S. Galik, L. Gibbons, R. Gray, S. W. Gray, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, D. Hertz, C. D. Jones, J. Kandaswamy, D. L. Kreinick, V. E. Kuznetsov, H. Mahlke-Krüger, D. Mohapatra, P. U.E. Onyisi, J. R. Patterson, D. Peterson, J. Pivarski, D. Riley, A. Ryd, A. J. Sadoff, H. Schwarthoff, X. Shi, S. Stroiney, W. M. Sun, T. Wilksen, S. B. Athar, R. Patel, V. Potlia, J. Yelton, P. Rubin, C. Cawlfield, B. I. Eisenstein, I. Karliner, D. Kim, N. Lowrey, M. Selen, E. J. White, J. Wiss, R. E. Mitchell, M. R. Shepherd, D. Besson, T. K. Pedlar, D. Cronin-Hennessy, K. Y. Gao, J. Hietala, Y. Kubota, T. Klein, B. W. Lang, R. Poling, A. W. Scott, A. Smith, P. Zweber, S. Dobbs, Z. Metreveli, K. K. Seth, A. Tomaradze, J. Ernst, K. M. Ecklund, H. Severini, W. Love, V. Savinov, O. Aquines, A. Lopez, S. Mehrabyan, H. Mendez, J. Ramirez, G. S. Huang, D. H. Miller

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Using a 281pb-1 data sample collected at the ψ(3770) with the CLEO-c detector, we present the first absolute branching fraction measurement of the decay D0→K-π+π-e+νe at a statistical significance of about 4.0 standard deviations. We find 10 candidates consistent with the decay D0→K-π+π-e+νe. The probability that a background fluctuation accounts for this signal is less than 4.1×10-5. We find B(D0→K-π+π-e+νe)=[2.8-1.1+1.4(stat)±0.3(syst)]×10-4. By restricting the invariant mass of the hadronic system to be consistent with K1(1270), we obtain the product of branching fractions B(D0→K1-(1270) e+νe)×B(K1-(1270)→K-π+π-)=[2.5-1.0+1.3(stat)±0. 2(syst)]×10-4. Using B(K1-(1270)→K-π+π-)=(33±3)%, we obtain B(D0→K1-(1270)e+νe)=[7.6-3.0+4.1(stat)±0.6(syst)±0. 7]×10-4. The last error accounts for the uncertainties in the measured K1-(1270)→K-π+π- branching fractions. © 2007 The American Physical Society.
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PublicaciónPhysical Review Letters
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EstadoPublished - 5 nov 2007
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Artuso, M., Blusk, S., Butt, J., Li, J., Menaa, N., Mountain, R., Nisar, S., Randrianarivony, K., Sia, R., Skwarnicki, T., Stone, S., Wang, J. C., Zhang, K., Bonvicini, G., Cinabro, D., Dubrovin, M., Lincoln, A., Asner, D. M., Edwards, K. W., ... Miller, D. H. (2007). Evidence for the decay D0→K-π+π-e+νe. Physical Review Letters. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.191801