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First study of the CP-violating phase and decay-width difference in $B_s^0\to\psi(2S)\phi$ decays


LHCb Collaboration; Bernet, R; Müller, K; Steinkamp, O; Straumann, U; Vollhardt, A (2016). First study of the CP-violating phase and decay-width difference in $B_s^0\to\psi(2S)\phi$ decays. Physics Letters B, 762:253-262.

Abstract

A time-dependent angular analysis of $B_s^0\to\psi(2S)\phi$ decays is performed using data recorded by the LHCb experiment. The data set corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3.0\invfb collected during Run 1 of the LHC. The CP-violating phase and decay-width difference of the $B_s^0$ system are measured to be $\phi_s = 0.23^{+0.29}_{-0.28} \pm 0.02$ rad and $\Delta\Gamma_s = 0.066^{+0.041}_{-0.044} \pm 0.007$ ps$^{-1}$, respectively, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second systematic. This is the first time that $\phi_s$ and $\Delta\Gamma_s$ have been measured in a decay containing the $\psi(2S)$ resonance.

Abstract

A time-dependent angular analysis of $B_s^0\to\psi(2S)\phi$ decays is performed using data recorded by the LHCb experiment. The data set corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3.0\invfb collected during Run 1 of the LHC. The CP-violating phase and decay-width difference of the $B_s^0$ system are measured to be $\phi_s = 0.23^{+0.29}_{-0.28} \pm 0.02$ rad and $\Delta\Gamma_s = 0.066^{+0.041}_{-0.044} \pm 0.007$ ps$^{-1}$, respectively, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second systematic. This is the first time that $\phi_s$ and $\Delta\Gamma_s$ have been measured in a decay containing the $\psi(2S)$ resonance.

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Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:07 Faculty of Science > Physics Institute
Dewey Decimal Classification:530 Physics
Language:English
Date:2016
Deposited On:17 Jan 2017 08:40
Last Modified:17 Jan 2017 08:40
Publisher:Elsevier
ISSN:0370-2693
Free access at:Publisher DOI. An embargo period may apply.
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2016.09.028

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