B → Dln with staggered chiral perturbation theory

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An unquenched calculation of the form factor for B → Dln is needed to improve the determination of |Vcb|. The MILC lattices, computed with a 2+1 improved staggered action for the light quarks, are well suited to this purpose. The relevant staggered chiral perturbation theory (SChPT) must be known in order to correctly account for the "taste" breaking discretization effects associated with the staggered quarks to NLO in 1/mD . This SChPT calculation is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalProceedings of Science
StatePublished - 2005
Externally publishedYes
Event23rd International Symposium on Lattice Field Theory, LAT 2005 - Dublin, Ireland
Duration: Jul 25 2005Jul 30 2005

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