Measurement of $CP$ violation in $B^0\rightarrow J/ψK^0_\mathrm{S}$ and $B^0\rightarrowψ(2S) K^0_\mathrm{S}$ decays



collaboration, LHCb, Aaij, R, Adeva, B, Adinolfi, M, Ajaltouni, Z, Akar, S, Albrecht, J, Alessio, F, Alexander, M, Albero, A Alfonso
et al (show 792 more authors) (2017) Measurement of $CP$ violation in $B^0\rightarrow J/ψK^0_\mathrm{S}$ and $B^0\rightarrowψ(2S) K^0_\mathrm{S}$ decays. Journal of High Energy Physics, 11. 170 - 170.

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Abstract

A measurement is presented of decay-time-dependent $CP$ violation in the decays $B^0\rightarrow J/\psi K^0_\mathrm{S}$ and $B^0\rightarrow\psi(2S) K^0_\mathrm{S}$, where the $J/\psi$ is reconstructed from two electrons and the $\psi(2S)$ from two muons. The analysis uses a sample of $pp$ collision data recorded with the LHCb experiment at centre-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3 $\mathrm{fb}^{-1}$. The $CP$-violation observables are measured to be \begin{equation*} \begin{aligned} C\left(B^0\rightarrow J/\psi K^0_\mathrm{S}\right)&=\phantom{+}\,0.12\,\pm\,0.07\pm\,0.02\,, S\left(B^0\rightarrow J/\psi K^0_\mathrm{S}\right)&=\phantom{+}\,0.83\,\pm\,0.08\pm\,0.01\,, C\left(B^0\rightarrow\psi(2S) K^0_\mathrm{S}\right)&=-\,0.05\,\pm\,0.10\pm\,0.01\,, S\left(B^0\rightarrow\psi(2S) K^0_\mathrm{S}\right)&=\phantom{+}\,0.84\,\pm\,0.10\pm\,0.01\,, \end{aligned} \end{equation*} where $C$ describes $CP$ violation in the direct decay, and $S$ describes $CP$ violation in the interference between the amplitudes for the direct decay and for the decay after $B^0$-$\overline{B}^0$ oscillation. The first uncertainties are statistical and the second are systematic. The two sets of results are compatible with the previous LHCb measurement using $B^0\rightarrow J/\psi K^0_\mathrm{S}$ decays, where the $J/\psi$ meson was reconstructed from two muons. The averages of all three sets of LHCb results are \begin{equation*} \begin{aligned} C\left(B^0\rightarrow[c\bar{c}]K^0_\mathrm{S}\right)&=-0.017 \pm 0.029\,, S\left(B^0\rightarrow[c\bar{c}]K^0_\mathrm{S}\right)&=\phantom{+}0.760 \pm 0.034\,, \end{aligned} \end{equation*} under the assumption that higher-order contributions to the decay amplitudes are negligible. The uncertainties include statistical and systematic contributions.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: hep-ex, hep-ex
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 07 May 2019 10:18
Last Modified: 17 Sep 2019 08:33
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP11(2017)170
Open Access URL: http://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP11(2017)170
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URI: http://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3040057
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