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Title: Measurements of the S-wave fraction in B 0 → K + π − μ + μ − decays and the B 0 → K ∗(892)0 μ + μ − differential branching fraction
Author: Badalov, Alexey
Garrido Beltrán, Lluís
Gascón Fora, David
Graciani Díaz, Ricardo
Graugés Pous, Eugeni
Marín Benito, Carla
Picatoste Olloqui, Eduardo
Rives Molina, Vicente José
LHCb Collaboration
Keywords: Interaccions d'hadrons
Hadron interactions
Issue Date: 8-Nov-2016
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Abstract: A measurement of the differential branching fraction of the decay B 0 → K ∗(892)0 μ + μ − is presented together with a determination of the S-wave fraction of the K + π − system in the decay B 0 → K +π− μ + μ −. The analysis is based on pp-collision data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3 fb−1 collected with the LHCb experiment. The measurements are made in bins of the invariant mass squared of the dimuon system, q 2. Precise theoretical predictions for the differential branching fraction of B 0 → K ∗(892)0 μ + μ − decays are available for the q 2 region 1.1 < q 2 < 6.0 GeV2 /c 4. In this q 2 region, for the K +π− invariant mass range 796 < m Kπ < 996 MeV/c 2, the S-wave fraction of the K +π− system in B 0 → K +π− μ + μ − decays is found to be FS=0.101±0.017(stat)±0.009(syst), FS=0.101±0.017(stat)±0.009(syst), and the differential branching fraction of B 0 → K ∗(892)0 μ + μ − decays is determined to be dB/dq2=(0.392+0.020−0.019(stat)±0.010(syst)±0.027(norm))×10−7c4/GeV2. dB/dq2=(0.392−0.019+0.020(stat)±0.010(syst)±0.027(norm))×10−7c4/GeV2. The differential branching fraction measurements presented are the most precise to date and are found to be in agreement with Standard Model predictions.
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It is part of: Journal of High Energy Physics, 2016, vol. 2016, num. 47
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ISSN: 1126-6708
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