Measurements of CP observables in B0 → DK∗0 decays are presented, where D represents a superposition of D0 and D̅0 states. The D meson is reconstructed in the two-body final states K+π−, π+K−, K+K− and π+π−, and, for the first time, in the fourbody final states K+π−π+π−, π+K−π+π− and π+π−π+π−. The analysis uses a sample of neutral B mesons produced in proton-proton collisions, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.0, 2.0 and 1.8 fb−1 collected with the LHCb detector at centre-of-mass energies of √s=7,8 and 13 TeV, respectively. First observations of the decays B0 → D(π+K−)K∗0 and B0 → D(π+π−π+π−)K∗0 are obtained. The measured observables are interpreted in terms of the CP -violating weak phase γ.
- B physics
- CKM angle gamma
- CP violation
- Flavor physics
- Hadron-Hadron scattering (experiments)
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Nuclear and High Energy Physics