Improved upper limit on flavor-changing neutral-current decays of the b quark

A. Bean, G. 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. GrayA. M. Halling, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, S. Holzner, J. Kandaswamy, R. Kowalewski, D. L. Kreinick, Y. Kubota, N. B. Mistry, J. Mueller, R. Namjoshi, E. Nordberg, 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, K. Kinoshita, F. M. Pipkin, M. Procario, Richard Wilson, J. Wolinski, D. Xiao, 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, M. S. Alam, N. Katayama, I. J. Kim, W. C. Li, X. C. Lou, C. R. Sun, V. Tanikella, D. Bortoletto, A. Chen, M. Goldberg, R. Holmes, N. Horwitz, A. Jawahery, P. Lubrano, G. C. Moneti, V. Sharma, I. P.J. Shipsey, P. Thoma, S. E. Csorna, M. D. Mestayer, R. S. Panvini, G. B. Word

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Abstract

We report the results of a new search for flavor-changing neutral-current decays of the b quark and present a 90%-confidence-level upper limit for the branching fraction for B'l+l-X of 1.2×10-3.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3533-3536
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume35
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1987

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    Bean, A., Bobbink, G. J., Brock, I. C., Engler, A., Ferguson, T., Kraemer, R. W., Rippich, C., Vogel, H., Bebek, C., Berkelman, K., Blucher, E., Cassel, D. G., Copie, T., Desalvo, R., Dewire, J. W., Ehrlich, R., Galik, R. S., Gilchriese, M. G. D., Gittelman, B., ... Word, G. B. (1987). Improved upper limit on flavor-changing neutral-current decays of the b quark. Physical Review D, 35(11), 3533-3536. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.35.3533