First measurement of Γ(D *+)

S. Ahmed, M. S. Alam, S. B. Athar, L. Jian, L. Ling, M. Saleem, S. Timm, F. Wappler, A. Anastassov, E. Eckhart, K. K. Gan, C. Gwon, T. Hart, K. Honscheid, D. Hufnage, H. Kagan, R. Kass, T. K. Pedlar, J. B. Thayer, E. Von ToerneM. M. Zoeller, S. J. Richichi, H. Severini, P. Skubic, A. Undrus, V. Savinov, S. Chen, J. W. Hinson, J. Lee, D. H. Miller, E. I. Shibata, I. P.J. Shipsey, V. Pavlunin, D. Cronin-Hennessy, A. L. Lyon, W. Park, E. H. Thorndike, T. E. Coan, Y. S. Gao, Y. Maravin, I. Narsky, R. Stroynowski, J. Ye, T. Wlodek, M. Artuso, K. Benslama, C. Boulahouache, K. Bukin, E. Dambasuren, G. Majumder, R. Mountain, T. Skwarnicki, S. Stone, J. C. Wang, A. Wolf, S. Kopp, M. Kostin, A. H. Mahmood, S. E. Csorna, I. Danko, V. Jain, K. W. McLean, Z. Xu, R. Godang, G. Bonvicini, D. Cinabro, M. Dubrovin, S. McGee, A. Bornheim, E. Lipeles, S. P. Pappas, A. Shapiro, W. M. Sun, A. J. Weinstein, D. E. Jaffe, R. Mahapatra, G. Masek, H. P. Paar, A. Eppich, T. S. Hill, R. J. Morrison, H. N. Nelson

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The width of the D *+ was measured by studying the distribution of the energy release in D *+→D 0π + followed by D 0→K -π + decay. For the smallest statistical uncertainty, Γ(D *+)=96±4±22 keV, was obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Article number251801
Pages (from-to)251801/1-251801/5
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number25
Publication statusPublished - Dec 17 2001


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Ahmed, S., Alam, M. S., Athar, S. B., Jian, L., Ling, L., Saleem, M., Timm, S., Wappler, F., Anastassov, A., Eckhart, E., Gan, K. K., Gwon, C., Hart, T., Honscheid, K., Hufnage, D., Kagan, H., Kass, R., Pedlar, T. K., Thayer, J. B., ... Nelson, H. N. (2001). First measurement of Γ(D *+). Physical review letters, 87(25), 251801/1-251801/5. [251801].