Angular analysis of the decay B0→K*0μ+μ- from pp collisions at s=8 TeV

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The angular distributions and the differential branching fraction of the decay B0→K*(892)0μ+μ- are studied using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 20.5 fb-1 collected with the CMS detector at the LHC in pp collisions at s=8 TeV. From 1430 signal decays, the forward-backward asymmetry of the muons, the K*(892)0 longitudinal polarization fraction, and the differential branching fraction are determined as a function of the dimuon invariant mass squared. The measurements are among the most precise to date and are in good agreement with standard model predictions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)424-448
Number of pages25
JournalPhysics Letters B
Publication statusPublished - Feb 10 2016


  • B0 decays
  • CMS
  • Physics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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