Search for the decay B0s → D-0 f0(980)

LHCb Collaboration, R. Aaij, B. Adeva, M. Adinolfi, A. Affolder, Z. Ajaltouni, S. Akar, J. Albrecht, F. Alessio, M. Alexander, S. Ali, G. Alkhazov, P. Alvarez Cartelle, A. A. Alves, S. Amato, S. Amerio, Y. Amhis, L. An, L. Anderlini, J. AndersonM. Andreotti, J. E. Andrews, R. B. Appleby, O. Aquines Gutierrez, F. Archilli, P. d’Argent, A. Artamonov, M. Artuso, E. Aslanides, G. Auriemma, M. Baalouch, S. Bachmann, J. J. Back, A. Badalov, C. Baesso, W. Baldini, R. J. Barlow, C. Barschel, S. Barsuk, W. Barter, S. Bifani, N. Farley, P. Griffith, P. Ilten, I. R. Kenyon, C. Lazzeroni, A. Mazurov, J. McCarthy, L. Pescatore, D. Popov, N. K. Watson

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Abstract

A search for B0s → D-0 f0(980) decays is performed using 3.0 fb1− of pp collision data recorded by the LHCb experiment during 2011 and 2012. The f0(980) meson is reconstructed through its decay to the π+π final state in the mass window 900 MeV/c2< m(π+π) < 1080 MeV/c2. No significant signal is observed. The first upper limits on the branching fraction of B(B0s → D-0 f0(980)) < 3.1 (3.4) × 10−6 are set at 90 % (95 %) confidence level.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5
Number of pages19
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2015
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Aug 2015

Keywords

  • B physics
  • Branching fraction
  • Flavor physics
  • Hadron-Hadron Scattering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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