Search for the rare decay <sup>B+</sup>→<sup>μ+</sup><sup>μ-</sup><sup>μ+</sup>νμ



Aaij, R, Beteta, CA, Adeva, B, Adinolfi, M, Aidala, CA, Ajaltouni, Z, Akar, S, Albicocco, P, Albrecht, J, Alessio, F
et al (show 90 more authors) (2019) Search for the rare decay <sup>B+</sup>→<sup>μ+</sup><sup>μ-</sup><sup>μ+</sup>νμ. European Physical Journal C, 79 (8).

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Abstract

A search for the rare leptonic decay B+→μ+μ-μ+νμ is performed using proton-proton collision data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.7fb-1 collected by the LHCb experiment. The search is carried out in the region where the lowest of the two μ μ mass combinations is below 980MeV/c2. The data are consistent with the background-only hypothesis and an upper limit of 1.6 × 10 at 95% confidence level is set on the branching fraction in the stated kinematic region. + - - 8

Item Type: Article
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 03 Sep 2019 12:07
Last Modified: 06 May 2021 07:33
DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-019-7112-x
Open Access URL: https://arxiv.org/pdf/1812.06004.pdf
URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3053333