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Title: A precise measurement of the B-0 meson oscillation frequency
Author: Garrido Beltrán, Lluís
Gascón Fora, David
Graciani Díaz, Ricardo
Graugés Pous, Eugeni
Marin Benito, Carla
Picatoste Olloqui, Eduardo
Rives Molina, Vicente José
LHCb Collaboration
Keywords: Mesons (Física nuclear)
Mesons (Nuclear physics)
Issue Date: 21-Jul-2016
Publisher: Società Italiana di Fisica & Springer Verlag
Abstract: The oscillation frequency, Delta m(d), of B-0 mesons is measured using semileptonic decays with a D- or D*(-) meson in the final state. The data sample corresponds to 3.0 fb(-1) of pp collisions, collected by the LHCb experiment at centre-of-mass energies root s = 7 and 8 TeV. A combination of the two decay modes gives Delta m(d) = (505.0 +/- 2.1 +/- 1.0) ns(-1), where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. This is the most precise single measurement of this parameter. It is consistent with the current world average and has similar precision.
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It is part of: European Physical Journal C, 2016, vol. 76, num. 412
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ISSN: 1434-6044
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