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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Abstract

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 (US)
Article number251801
Pages (from-to)251801/1-251801/5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume87
Issue number25
StatePublished - Dec 17 2001
Externally publishedYes

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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].