Updated measurement of decay-time-dependent <i>CP</i> asymmetries in <i>D</i><SUP>0</SUP> → <i>K</i><SUP>+</SUP> <i>K</i><SUP>-</SUP> and <i>D</i><SUP>0</SUP> → π<SUP>+</SUP>π<SUP>-</SUP> decays



Aaij, R, Beteta, C Abellan, Adeva, B, Adinolfi, M, Aidala, CA, Ajaltouni, Z, Akar, S, Albicocco, P, Albrecht, J, Alessio, F
et al (show 834 more authors) (2020) Updated measurement of decay-time-dependent <i>CP</i> asymmetries in <i>D</i><SUP>0</SUP> → <i>K</i><SUP>+</SUP> <i>K</i><SUP>-</SUP> and <i>D</i><SUP>0</SUP> → π<SUP>+</SUP>π<SUP>-</SUP> decays. PHYSICAL REVIEW D, 101 (1). 012005-.

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Abstract

A search for decay-time-dependent charge-parity ($CP$) asymmetry in $D^0 \to K^+K^-$ and $D^0 \to \pi^+\pi^-$ decays is performed at the LHCb experiment using proton-proton collision data recorded at a center-of-mass energy of 13TeV, and corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.4fb$^{-1}$. The $D^0$ mesons are required to originate from semileptonic decays of $b$ hadrons, such that the charge of the muon identifies the flavor of the neutral $D$ meson at production. The asymmetries in the effective decay widths of $D^0$ and $\overline{D}^0$ mesons are determined to be $A_{\Gamma}(K^+K^-) = ( -4.3 \pm 3.6 \pm 0.5 )\times 10^{-4}$ and $A_{\Gamma}(\pi^+\pi^-) = ( 2.2 \pm 7.0 \pm 0.8)\times 10^{-4}$, where the uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively. The results are consistent with $CP$ symmetry and, when combined with previous LHCb results, yield $A_{\Gamma}(K^+K^-) = ( -4.4 \pm 2.3 \pm 0.6 )\times 10^{-4}$ and $A_{\Gamma}(\pi^+\pi^-) = ( 2.5 \pm 4.3 \pm 0.7)\times 10^{-4}$.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: All figures and tables, along with any supplementary material and additional information, are available at https://cern.ch/lhcbproject/Publications/p/LHCb-PAPER-2019-032.html (LHCb public pages)
Uncontrolled Keywords: hep-ex, hep-ex
Divisions: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Physical Sciences
Depositing User: Symplectic Admin
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2021 09:16
Last Modified: 06 Oct 2023 05:02
DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.101.012005
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URI: https://livrepository.liverpool.ac.uk/id/eprint/3134970