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Measurement of the Decay B-→D*0e-ν¯e

Aubert, B. et al. (2008) Measurement of the Decay B-→D*0e-ν¯e. Physical Review Letters, 100 (23). p. 231803. ISSN 0031-9007

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Abstract

Using 226×106 BB̅ events recorded on the Υ(4S) resonance with the BABAR detector at the SLAC e+e- PEP-II storage rings, we reconstruct B-→D*0e-ν̅ e decays using the decay chain D*0→D0π0 and D0→K-π+. From the dependence of their differential rate on w, the dot product of the four velocities of B- and D*0, and using the form factor description by Caprini et al. with the parameters F(1) and ρA12, we obtain the results ρA12=1.16±0.06±0.08, F(1)|Vcb|=(35.9±0.6±1.4)×10-3, and B(B-→D*0e-ν̅ e)=(5.56±0.08±0.41)%.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Schools: School of Applied Sciences
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Depositing User: Sharon Beastall
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2012 09:55
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2012 09:55
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/12298

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