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Analysis of the D+→K-π+e+νedecay channel

  • Author(s): Del Amo Sanchez, P
  • Lees, JP
  • Poireau, V
  • Prencipe, E
  • Tisserand, V
  • Garra Tico, J
  • Grauges, E
  • Martinelli, M
  • Milanes, DA
  • Palano, A
  • Pappagallo, M
  • Eigen, G
  • Stugu, B
  • Sun, L
  • Brown, DN
  • Kerth, LT
  • Kolomensky, YG
  • Lynch, G
  • Osipenkov, IL
  • Koch, H
  • Schroeder, T
  • Asgeirsson, DJ
  • Hearty, C
  • Mattison, TS
  • McKenna, JA
  • Khan, A
  • Randle-Conde, A
  • Blinov, VE
  • Buzykaev, AR
  • Druzhinin, VP
  • Golubev, VB
  • Kravchenko, EA
  • Onuchin, AP
  • Serednyakov, SI
  • Skovpen, YI
  • Solodov, EP
  • Todyshev, KY
  • Yushkov, AN
  • Bondioli, M
  • Curry, S
  • Kirkby, D
  • Lankford, AJ
  • Mandelkern, M
  • Martin, EC
  • Stoker, DP
  • Atmacan, H
  • Gary, JW
  • Liu, F
  • Long, O
  • Vitug, GM
  • Campagnari, C
  • Hong, TM
  • Kovalskyi, D
  • Richman, JD
  • West, C
  • Eisner, AM
  • Heusch, CA
  • Kroseberg, J
  • Lockman, WS
  • Martinez, AJ
  • Schalk, T
  • Schumm, BA
  • Seiden, A
  • Winstrom, LO
  • Cheng, CH
  • Doll, DA
  • Echenard, B
  • Hitlin, DG
  • Ongmongkolkul, P
  • Porter, FC
  • Rakitin, AY
  • Andreassen, R
  • Dubrovin, MS
  • Mancinelli, G
  • Meadows, BT
  • Sokoloff, MD
  • Bloom, PC
  • Ford, WT
  • Gaz, A
  • Nagel, M
  • Nauenberg, U
  • Smith, JG
  • Wagner, SR
  • Ayad, R
  • Toki, WH
  • Jasper, H
  • Karbach, TM
  • Petzold, A
  • Spaan, B
  • Kobel, MJ
  • Schubert, KR
  • Schwierz, R
  • Bernard, D
  • Verderi, M
  • Clark, PJ
  • Playfer, S
  • et al.
Abstract

Using 347.5fb-1 of data recorded by the BABAR detector at the PEP-II electron-positron collider, 244×103 signal events for the D+→K-π+e+νedecay channel are analyzed. This decay mode is dominated by the K̄(892)0 contribution. We determine the K̄*(892)0 parameters: mK(892)0=(895.4±0.2±0.2)MeV/c2, ΓK*(892)00=(46.5±0.3±0.2)MeV/c2, and the Blatt-Weisskopf parameter rBW=2.1±0.5±0.5(GeV/c)-1, where the first uncertainty comes from statistics and the second from systematic uncertainties. We also measure the parameters defining the corresponding hadronic form factors at q2=0 (rV=V(0)A1(0)=1.463±0.017±0.031, r2=A2(0)A1(0)=0.801±0.020±0.020) and the value of the axial-vector pole mass parametrizing the q2 variation of A1and A2: mA=(2.63±0.10±0.13)GeV/c2. The S-wave fraction is equal to (5.79±0.16±0.15)%. Other signal components correspond to fractions below 1%. Using the D+→K-π+π+channel as a normalization, we measure the D+semileptonic branching fraction: B(D+→K-π+e+νe)= (4.00±0.03±0.04±0.09)×10-2, where the third uncertainty comes from external inputs. We then obtain the value of the hadronic form factor A1at q2=0: A1(0)=0.6200±0. 0056±0.0065±0.0071. Fixing the P-wave parameters, we measure the phase of the S wave for several values of the Kπ mass. These results confirm those obtained with Kπ production at small momentum transfer in fixed target experiments. © 2011 American Physical Society.

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