Measurement of the Lifetime of the Doubly Charmed Baryon Ξcc + +

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The first measurement of the lifetime of the doubly charmed baryon Ξcc++ is presented, with the signal reconstructed in the final state Λc+K-π+π+. The data sample used corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 1.7 fb-1, collected by the LHCb experiment in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 13 TeV. The Ξcc++ lifetime is measured to be 0.256-0.022+0.024(stat)±0.014(syst) ps.

Original languageEnglish
Article number052002
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2018

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  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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