Search for the decay (B)over-bar(0) -> D*(0)gamma

Authors
Artuso, M Ayad, R Boulahouache, C Bukin, K Dambasuren, E Karamov, S Kopp, S Majumder, G Moneti, GC Mountain, R Schuh, S Skwarnicki, T Stone, S Viehhauser, G Wang, JC Wolf, A Wu, J Csorna, SE Danko, I McLean, KW Marka, S Xu, Z Godang, R Kinoshita, K Lai, IC Schrenk, S Bonvicini, G Cinabro, D Perera, LP Zhou, GJ Eigen, G Lipeles, E Schmidtler, M Shapiro, A Sun, WM Weinstein, AJ Wurthwein, F Jaffe, DE Masek, G Paar, HP Potter, EM Prell, S Sharma, V Asner, DM Eppich, A Hill, TS Lange, DJ Morrison, RJ Briere, RA Behrens, BH Ford, WT Gritsan, A Roy, J Smith, JG Alexander, JP Baker, R Bebek, C Berger, BE Berkelman, K Blanc, F Boisvert, V Cassel, DG Dickson, M Drell, PS Ecklund, KM Ehrlich, R Foland, AD Gaidarev, P Gibbons, L Gittelman, B Gray, SW Hartill, DL Heltsley, BK Hopman, PI Jones, CD Kreinick, DL Lohner, M Magerkurth, A Meyer, TO Mistry, NB Nordberg, E Patterson, JR Peterson, D Riley, D Thayer, JG Thies, PG Valant-Spaight, B Warburton, A Avery, P Prescott, C Rubiera, AI Yelton, J Zheng, J Brandenburg, G Ershov, A Gao, YS Kim, DYJ Wilson, R Browder, TE Li, Y Rodriguez, JL Yamamoto, H Bergfeld, T Eisenstein, BI Ernst, J Gladding, GE Gollin, GD Hans, RM Johnson, E Karliner, I Marsh, MA Palmer, M Plager, C Sedlack, C Selen, M Thaler, JJ Williams, J Edwards, KW Janicek, R Patel, PM Sadoff, AJ Ammar, R Bean, A Besson, D Davis, R Kwak, N Zhao, X Anderson, S Frolov, VV Kubota, Y Lee, SJ Mahapatra, R O'Neill, JJ Poling, R Riehle, T Smith, A Urheim, J Ahmed, S Alam, MS Athar, SB Jian, L Ling, L Mahmood, AH Saleem, M Timm, S Wappler, F Anastassov, A Duboscq, JE Gan, KK Gwon, C Hart, T Honscheid, K Hufnagel, D Kagan, H Kass, R Pedlar, TK Schwarthoff, H Thayer, JB von Toerne, E Zoeller, MM Richichi, SJ Severini, H Skubic, P Undrus, A Chen, S Fast, J Hinson, JW Lee, J Menon, N Miller, DH Shibata, EI Shipsey, IPJ Pavlunin, V Cronin-Hennessy, D Kwon, Y Lyon, AL Thorndike, EH Jessop, CP Marsiske, H Perl, ML Savinov, V Ugolini, D Zhou, X Coan, TE Fadeyev, V Maravin, Y Narsky, I Stroynowski, R Ye, J Wlodek, T
Citation
M. Artuso et al., Search for the decay (B)over-bar(0) -> D*(0)gamma, PHYS REV L, 84(19), 2000, pp. 4292-4295
Citations number
19
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Physics
Journal title
PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS
ISSN journal
0031-9007 → ACNP
Volume
84
Issue
19
Year of publication
2000
Pages
4292 - 4295
Database
ISI
SICI code
0031-9007(20000508)84:19<4292:SFTD(->2.0.ZU;2-5
Abstract
We report results of a search for the rare radiative decay (B) over bar(0) --> D*(0)gamma. Using 9.66 x 10(6) <B(B)over bar> meson pairs collected wit h the CLEO detector at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring, we set an upper l imit on the branching ratio for this decay of 5.0 x 10(-5) at 90% C.L. This provides evidence that the anomalous enhancement is absent in W-exchange p rocesses and that weak radiative B decays are dominated by the short-distan ce b --> s gamma mechanism in the standard model.