Branching ratios of B mesons to K+,K-, and K0/K»0

M. S. Alam, N. Katayama, I. J. Kim, C. R. Sun, V. Tanikella, D. Bortoletto, A. Chen, M. Goldberg, R. Holmes, N. Horwitz, A. Jawahery, P. Lubrano, G. C. Moneti, V. Sharma, P. Thoma, S. E. Csorna, M. D. Mestayer, R. S. Panvini, G. B. Word, A. BeanG. J. Bobbink, I. C. Brock, A. Engler, T. Ferguson, R. W. Kraemer, C. Rippich, H. Vogel, C. Bebek, K. Berkelman, E. Blucher, D. G. Cassel, T. Copie, R. Desalvo, J. W. Dewire, R. Ehrlich, R. S. Galik, M. G.D. Gilchriese, B. Gittelman, S. W. Gray, A. M. Halling, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, S. Holzner, M. Ito, J. Kandaswamy, R. Kowalewski, D. L. Kreinick, Y. Kubota, N. B. Mistry, J. Mueller, R. Namjoshi, E. Nordberg, M. Ogg, D. Perticone, D. Peterson, M. Pisharody, K. Read, D. Riley, A. Silverman, S. Stone, A. J. Sadoff, P. Avery, D. Besson, L. Garren, T. Bowcock, R. T. Giles, K. Kinoshita, F. M. Pipkin, Richard Wilson, J. Wolinski, D. Xiao, T. Gentile, P. Haas, M. Hempstead, T. Jensen, H. Kagan, R. Kass, S. Behrends, Jan M. Guida, Joan A. Guida, F. Morrow, R. Poling, E. H. Thorndike, P. Tipton

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Abstract

By studying lepton-kaon angular correlations in (4S) decays, we have measured the branching ratios for B» K+X, B» K-X, B» K0/K»0X, B» l-K+X, B» l-K-X, and B» l-K0/K»0X. Their values imply that (b'c)/(b'all)=0.98±0.16±0.12.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1814-1817
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume58
Issue number18
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

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    Alam, M. S., Katayama, N., Kim, I. J., Sun, C. R., Tanikella, V., Bortoletto, D., Chen, A., Goldberg, M., Holmes, R., Horwitz, N., Jawahery, A., Lubrano, P., Moneti, G. C., Sharma, V., Thoma, P., Csorna, S. E., Mestayer, M. D., Panvini, R. S., Word, G. B., ... Tipton, P. (1987). Branching ratios of B mesons to K+,K-, and K0/K»0. Physical Review Letters, 58(18), 1814-1817. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.58.1814