Measurement of <i>CP</i> Violation in <i>B</i><SUP>0</SUP> → <i>D<SUP>+</SUP>D</i><SUP>-</SUP> Decays

Aaij, R, Adeva, B, Adinolfi, M, Ajaltouni, Z, Akar, S, Albrecht, J, Alessio, F, Alexander, M, Ali, S, Alkhazov, G
et al (show 761 more authors) (2016) Measurement of <i>CP</i> Violation in <i>B</i><SUP>0</SUP> → <i>D<SUP>+</SUP>D</i><SUP>-</SUP> Decays. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 117 (26). 261801-.

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The CP violation observables S and C in the decay channel B^{0}→D^{+}D^{-} are determined from a sample of proton-proton collisions at center-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV, collected by the LHCb experiment and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3  fb^{-1}. The observable S describes CP violation in the interference between mixing and the decay amplitude, and C parametrizes direct CP violation in the decay. The following values are obtained from a flavor-tagged, decay-time-dependent analysis: S=-0.54_{-0.16}^{+0.17}(stat)±0.05(syst), C=0.26_{-0.17}^{+0.18}(stat)±0.02(syst). These values provide evidence for CP violation at a significance level of 4.0 standard deviations. The phase shift due to higher-order standard model corrections is constrained to a small value of Δϕ=-0.16_{-0.21}^{+0.19}  rad.

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Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2017 10:38
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2023 09:48
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.117.261801
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