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Title: Measurement of the B+ meson lifetime
Author: Moreno Valero, Laura
Director/Tutor: Garrido Beltrán, Lluís
Marín Benito, Carla
Keywords: Mesons (Física nuclear)
Mètode de Montecarlo
Treballs de fi de grau
Mesons (Nuclear physics)
Monte Carlo method
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jun-2017
Abstract: This research aims to measure the mean lifetime for the B+ meson, a composition of a [up quark] and a [bottom antiquark] quark, by using experimental data obtained from LHCb. Making use of Monte Carlo (MC) generated data and simulated data, which includes the effects of a detector, we can study the effects over the data in order to obtain the physical parameters underlying the process. In order to find the mean lifetime [tau] of the B+ meson we will proceed by two different ways, and we will make use of the simulated Monte Carlo data to prove the validity of both methodologies.
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Física, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Curs: 2017, Tutors: Lluís Garrido Beltrán, Carla Marín Benito
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