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Title: First observation of the decay B+→π+μ+μ−
Author: Abellan Beteta, Carlos
Calvo Gómez, Míriam
Camboni, Alessandro
Comerma Montells, Albert
Domingo Bonal, Francesc
Garrido Beltrán, Lluís
Gascón Fora, David
Grabalosa Gándara, Marc
Graciani Díaz, Ricardo
Graugés Pous, Eugeni
López Asamar, Elias
Pérez-Calero Yzquierdo, Antonio
Picatoste Olloqui, Eduardo
Pie Valls, B. (Blai)
Potterat, Cédric
Puig Navarro, Albert
Roselló, M.
Ruiz, Hugo (Ruiz Pérez)
Vázquez Gómez, Ricard
Vilasis-Cardona, Xavier
LHCb Collaboration
Keywords: Teoria quàntica de camps
Partícules (Física nuclear)
Física nuclear
Detectors de radiació
Quantum field theory
Particles (Nuclear physics)
Nuclear physics
Nuclear counters
Issue Date: Dec-2012
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Abstract: A discovery of the rare decay B + → π + μ + μ − is presented. This decay is observed for the first time, with 5.2 σ significance. The observation is made using pp collision data, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.0 fb−1, collected with the LHCb detector. The measured branching fraction is (2.3 ± 0.6 (stat.) ± 0.1 (syst.))×10−8, and the ratio of the B + → π + μ + μ − and B + → K + μ + μ − branching fractions is measured to be 0.053 ± 0.014 (stat.) ± 0.001 (syst.).
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It is part of: Journal of High Energy Physics, 2012, vol. 1212 , num. 125, p. 1-18
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ISSN: 1126-6708
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