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Measurement of B¯0→D(*)0K¯(*)0 branching fractions

Aubert, B. et al. (2006) Measurement of B¯0→D(*)0K¯(*)0 branching fractions. Physical Review D, 74 (3). 031101. ISSN 1550-7998

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Abstract

We present a study of the decays B̅ 0→D(*)0K̅ (*)0 using a sample of 226×106 Υ(4S)→BB̅ decays collected with the BABAR detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy e+e- collider at SLAC. We report evidence for the decay of B0 and B̅ 0 mesons to the D*0KS0 final state with an average branching fraction B(B˜0→D*0K˜0)≡(B(B̅ 0→D*0K̅ 0)+B(B0→D*0K0))/2=(3.6±1.2±0.3)×10-5. Similarly, we measure B(B˜0→D0K˜0)≡(B(B̅ 0→D0K̅ 0)+B(B0→D0K0))/2=(5.3±0.7±0.3)×10-5 for the D0KS0 final state. We measure B(B̅ 0→D0K̅ *0)=(4.0±0.7±0.3)×10-5 and set a 90% confidence level upper limit B(B̅ 0→D̅ 0K̅ *0)<1.1×10-5. We determine the upper limit for the decay amplitude ratio |A(B̅ 0→D̅ 0K̅ *0)/A(B̅ 0→D0K̅ *0)| to be less than 0.4 at the 90% confidence level.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2011 12:47
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2011 12:47
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/10072

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