<i>B<sub>s</sub></i><SUP>0</SUP> lifetime measurement in the <i>CP</i>-odd decay channel <i>B<sub>s</sub></i><SUP>0</SUP> → <i>J</i>/Ψ<i>f</i><sub>0</sub>(980)



Abazov, VM, Abbott, B, Acharya, BS, Adams, M, Adams, T, Agnew, JP, Alexeev, GD, Alkhazov, G, Alton, A, Askew, A
et al (show 360 more authors) (2016) <i>B<sub>s</sub></i><SUP>0</SUP> lifetime measurement in the <i>CP</i>-odd decay channel <i>B<sub>s</sub></i><SUP>0</SUP> → <i>J</i>/Ψ<i>f</i><sub>0</sub>(980). PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 94 (1). 012001-.

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Abstract

The lifetime of the $B^{0}_{s}$ meson is measured in the decay channel $B^{0}_{s} \to J/\psi\mbox{ }\pi^+ \pi^-$ with $880 \leq M_{\pi^+\pi^-} \leq 1080$ MeV/$c^2$, which is mainly a CP-odd state and dominated by the $f_{0}(980)$ resonance. In 10.4 fb$^{-1}$ of data collected with the D0 detector in Run II of the Tevatron, the lifetime of the $B^{0}_{s}$ meson is measured to be $\tau(B^{0}_{s}) = 1.70\pm 0.14 \mbox{ (stat)} \pm 0.05 \mbox{ (syst) ps}$. Neglecting CP violation in $B_s^0/\bar{B}_s^0$ mixing, the measurement can be translated into the width of the heavy mass eigenstate of the $B^0_s$, $\Gamma_H = 0.59 \pm 0.05 \mbox{ (stat)} \pm 0.02 \mbox{ (syst)} \mbox{ ps$^{-1}$}$.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Submitted to Phys. Rev. D
Uncontrolled Keywords: hep-ex, hep-ex
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2020 16:11
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2023 01:39
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.94.012001
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3073451