First observation of B̄ 0→ D* 0π +π +π -π -decays

K. W. Edwards, A. J. Sadoff, R. Ammar, A. Bean, D. Besson, X. Zhao, S. Anderson, V. V. Frolov, Y. Kubota, S. J. Lee, R. Poling, A. Smith, C. J. Stepaniak, J. Urheim, S. Ahmed, M. S. Alam, S. B. Athar, L. Jian, L. Ling, M. SaleemS. Timm, F. Wappler, A. Anastassov, E. Eckhart, K. K. Gan, C. Gwon, T. Hart, K. Honscheid, D. Hufnagel, H. Kagan, R. Kass, T. K. Pedlar, J. B. Thayer, E. Von Toerne, M. 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, 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, 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, R. J. Morrison, R. A. Briere, G. P. Chen, T. Ferguson, H. Vogel, J. P. Alexander, C. Bebek, B. E. Berger

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Abstract

We report on the observation of B̄ 0→D* 0π +π +π - π -decays. The branching ratio is (0.30±0.07 ±0.06)%. Interest in this particular mode was sparked by Ligeti, Luke and Wise who propose it as a way to check the validity of factorization tests in B̄ 0→D* +π +π -π -π 0 decays.

Original languageEnglish
Article number012002
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume65
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2002

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Edwards, K. W., Sadoff, A. J., Ammar, R., Bean, A., Besson, D., Zhao, X., Anderson, S., Frolov, V. V., Kubota, Y., Lee, S. J., Poling, R., Smith, A., Stepaniak, C. J., Urheim, J., Ahmed, S., Alam, M. S., Athar, S. B., Jian, L., Ling, L., ... Berger, B. E. (2002). First observation of B̄ 0→ D* 0π +π +π -π -decays. Physical Review D, 65(1), [012002]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.65.012002