Observation of New Ξ_{c}^{0} Baryons Decaying to Λ_{c}^{+}K^{-}.



Aaij, R, Abellán Beteta, C, Ackernley, T, Adeva, B, Adinolfi, M, Afsharnia, H, Aidala, CA, Aiola, S ORCID: 0000-0001-6209-7627, Ajaltouni, Z, Akar, S
et al (show 904 more authors) (2020) Observation of New Ξ_{c}^{0} Baryons Decaying to Λ_{c}^{+}K^{-}. Physical review letters, 124 (22). 222001 - ?.

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Abstract

The Λ_{c}^{+}K^{-} mass spectrum is studied with a data sample of pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.6  fb^{-1} collected by the LHCb experiment. Three Ξ_{c}^{0} states are observed with a large significance and their masses and natural widths are measured to be m[Ξ_{c}(2923)^{0}]=2923.04±0.25±0.20±0.14  MeV, Γ[Ξ_{c}(2923)^{0}]=7.1±0.8±1.8  MeV, m[Ξ_{c}(2939)^{0}]=2938.55±0.21±0.17±0.14  MeV, Γ[Ξ_{c}(2939)^{0}]=10.2±0.8±1.1  MeV, m[Ξ_{c}(2965)^{0}]=2964.88±0.26±0.14±0.14  MeV, Γ[Ξ_{c}(2965)^{0}]=14.1±0.9±1.3  MeV, where the uncertainties are statistical, systematic, and due to the limited knowledge of the Λ_{c}^{+} mass. The Ξ_{c}(2923)^{0} and Ξ_{c}(2939)^{0} baryons are new states. The Ξ_{c}(2965)^{0} state is in the vicinity of the known Ξ_{c}(2970)^{0} baryon; however, their masses and natural widths differ significantly.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: LHCb Collaboration
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2021 08:47
Last Modified: 19 Oct 2021 07:58
DOI: 10.1103/physrevlett.124.222001
URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3134999