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Time-dependent angular analysis of the decay Bs0 -> J/ψϕ and extraction of ΔΓs and the CP-violating weak phase ϕs by ATLAS

ContributorsATLAS Collaboration
Published inThe journal of high energy physics, vol. 72, 33
Publication date2012
Abstract

A measurement of B0s→J/ψϕ decay parameters, including the CP -violating weak phase ϕ s and the decay width difference ΔΓ s is reported, using 4.9 fb−1 of integrated luminosity collected in 2011 by the ATLAS detector from LHC pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy s√=7 TeV. The mean decay width Γ s and the transversity amplitudes |A 0(0)|2 and |A ∥(0)|2 are also measured. The values reported for these parameters are: ϕs=0.22±0.41 (stat.)±0.10 (syst.) rad; ΔΓs=0.053±0.021 (stat.)±0.010 (syst.) ps−1; Γs=0.677±0.007 (stat.)±0.004 (syst.) ps−1; |A0(0)|2=0.528±0.006 (stat.)±0.009 (syst.); |A∥(0)|2=0.220±0.008 (stat.)±0.007 (syst.) where the values quoted for ϕ s and ΔΓ s correspond to the solution compatible with the external measurements to which the strong phase δ ⊥ is constrained and where ΔΓs is constrained to be positive. The fraction of S-wave KK or f 0 contamination through the decays B0s→J/ψK+K−(f0) is measured as well and is found to be consistent with zero. Results for ϕ s and ΔΓ s are also presented as 68%, 90% and 95% likelihood contours, which show agreement with Standard Model expectations.

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  • Hadron-Hadron Scattering
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ATLAS Collaboration. Time-dependent angular analysis of the decay <em>B<sub>s</sub><sup>0</sup> -&gt; J/ψϕ</em> and extraction of ΔΓ<sub>s</sub> and the <em>CP</em>-violating weak phase <em>ϕ<sub>s</sub></em> by ATLAS. In: The journal of high energy physics, 2012, vol. 72, p. 33. doi: 10.1007/JHEP12(2012)072
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