New algorithms for identifying the flavour of <i>B</i><SUP>0</SUP> mesons using pions and protons



Aaij, R, Adeva, B, Adinolfi, M, Ajaltounis, Z, Akar, S, Albrecht, J, Alessio, F, Alexander, M, Ali, S, Alkhazov, G
et al (show 758 more authors) (2017) New algorithms for identifying the flavour of <i>B</i><SUP>0</SUP> mesons using pions and protons. EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C, 77 (4). 238-.

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Abstract

Two new algorithms for use in the analysis of [Formula: see text] collision are developed to identify the flavour of [Formula: see text] mesons at production using pions and protons from the hadronization process. The algorithms are optimized and calibrated on data, using [Formula: see text] decays from [Formula: see text] collision data collected by LHCb at centre-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV . The tagging power of the new pion algorithm is 60% greater than the previously available one; the algorithm using protons to identify the flavour of a [Formula: see text] meson is the first of its kind.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: LHCb Collaboration
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 04 May 2017 11:47
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2023 12:23
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-017-4731-y
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3007242