Search for Λb0→pπ and Λb0→pK decays in pp̄ collisions at s=1.96 TeV

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We report on a search for Λb0→pπ- and Λb0→pK- (and charge conjugate) decays in pp̄ collisions at s=1.96TeV using 193pb-1 of data collected by the CDF II experiment at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. Data were collected using a track trigger that has been optimized to select tracks belonging to a secondary vertex that is typical of two-body charmless decays of b-flavored hadrons, including Λb0 baryons. As no Λb0 signal was observed, we set the upper limits on the branching fraction B(Λb0→ph-), where h is K or π, of 2.3×10-5 at 90% C.L. and 2.9×10-5 at 95% C.L. © 2005 The American Physical Society.

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  • Acosta, D; Adelman, J; Affolder, T; Akimoto, T; Albrow, MG; Ambrose, D; Amerio, S; Amidei, D; Anastassov, A; Anikeev, K; Annovi, A; Antos, J; Aoki, M; Apollinari, G; Arisawa, T; Arguin, JF; Artikov, A; Ashmanskas, W; Attal, A; Azfar, F; Azzi-Bacchetta, P; Bacchetta, N; Bachacou, H; Badgett, W; Barbaro-Galtieri, A; Barker, GJ; Barnes, VE; Barnett, BA; Baroiant, S; Bauer, G; Bedeschi, F; Behari, S; Belforte, S; Bellettini, G; Bellinger, J; Belloni, A; Ben-Haim, E; Benjamin, D; Beretvas, A; Berry, T; Bhatti, A; Binkley, M; Bisello, D; Bishai, M; Blair, RE; Blocker, C; Bloom, K; Blumenfeld, B; Bocci, A; Bodek, A; Bolla, G; Bolshov, A; Bortoletto, D; Boudreau, J; Bourov, S; Brau, B; Bromberg, C; Brubaker, E; Budagov, J; Budd, HS; Burkett, K; Busetto, G; Bussey, P; Byrum, KL; Cabrera, S; Campanelli, M; Campbell, M; Canelli, F; Canepa, A; Casarsa, M; Carlsmith, D; Carosi, R; Carron, S; Cavalli-Sforza, M; Castro, A; Catastini, P; Cauz, D; Cerri, A; Cerrito, L; Chapman, J; Chen, YC; Chertok, M; Chiarelli, G; Chlachidze, G; Chlebana, F; Cho, I; Cho, K; Chokheli, D; Chou, JP; Chuang, S; Chung, K; Chung, WH; Chung, YS; Ciljak, M; Ciobanu, CI; Ciocci, MA; Clark, AG; Clark, D; Coca, M; Connolly, A

Published Date

  • September 1, 2005

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Volume / Issue

  • 72 / 5

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-2368

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1550-7998

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/PhysRevD.72.051104

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  • Scopus