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A measurement of the CP asymmetry difference between Λc+ → pK K + and pππ+ decays

  • Author(s): Aaij, R
  • Adeva, B
  • Adinolfi, M
  • Ajaltouni, Z
  • Akar, S
  • Albrecht, J
  • Alessio, F
  • Alexander, M
  • Alfonso Albero, A
  • Ali, S
  • Alkhazov, G
  • Alvarez Cartelle, P
  • Alves, AA
  • Amato, S
  • Amerio, S
  • Amhis, Y
  • An, L
  • Anderlini, L
  • Andreassi, G
  • Andreotti, M
  • Andrews, JE
  • Appleby, RB
  • Archilli, F
  • d’Argent, P
  • Arnau Romeu, J
  • Artamonov, A
  • Artuso, M
  • Aslanides, E
  • Atzeni, M
  • Auriemma, G
  • Baalouch, M
  • Babuschkin, I
  • Bachmann, S
  • Back, JJ
  • Badalov, A
  • Baesso, C
  • Baker, S
  • Balagura, V
  • Baldini, W
  • Baranov, A
  • Barlow, RJ
  • Barschel, C
  • Barsuk, S
  • Barter, W
  • Baryshnikov, F
  • Batozskaya, V
  • Battista, V
  • Bay, A
  • Beaucourt, L
  • Beddow, J
  • Bedeschi, F
  • Bediaga, I
  • Beiter, A
  • Bel, LJ
  • Beliy, N
  • Bellee, V
  • Belloli, N
  • Belous, K
  • Belyaev, I
  • Ben-Haim, E
  • Bencivenni, G
  • Benson, S
  • Beranek, S
  • Berezhnoy, A
  • Bernet, R
  • Berninghoff, D
  • Bertholet, E
  • Bertolin, A
  • Betancourt, C
  • Betti, F
  • Bettler, MO
  • van Beuzekom, M
  • Bezshyiko, I
  • Bifani, S
  • Billoir, P
  • Birnkraut, A
  • Bizzeti, A
  • Bjørn, M
  • Blake, T
  • Blanc, F
  • Blusk, S
  • Bocci, V
  • Boettcher, T
  • Bondar, A
  • Bondar, N
  • Bordyuzhin, I
  • Borghi, S
  • Borisyak, M
  • Borsato, M
  • Bossu, F
  • Boubdir, M
  • Bowcock, TJV
  • et al.

Published Web Location

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/JHEP03(2018)182
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Abstract

© 2018, The Author(s). The difference between the CP asymmetries in the decays Λc+ → pK−K+ and Λc+ → pπ−π+ is presented. Proton-proton collision data taken at centre-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV collected by the LHCb detector in 2011 and 2012 are used, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3 fb−1. The Λc+ candidates are reconstructed as part of the Λb0 → Λc+μ−X decay chain. In order to maximize the cancellation of production and detection asymmetries in the difference, the final-state kinematic distributions of the two samples are aligned by applying phase-space-dependent weights to the Λc+ → pπ−π+ sample. This alters the definition of the integrated CP asymmetry to ACPwgt(pπ−π+). Both samples are corrected for reconstruction and selection efficiencies across the five-dimensional Λc+ decay phase space. The difference in CP asymmetries is found to be ΔACPwgt=ACP(pK−K+)−ACPwgt(pπ−π+)=(0.30±0.91±0.61)%, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic.[Figure not available: see fulltext.].

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