Measurement of charmless semileptonic decays of B mesons

J. Bartelt, S. E. Csorna, Z. Egyed, V. Jain, D. S. Akerib, B. Barish, M. Chadha, S. Chan, D. F. Cowen, G. Eigen, J. S. Miller, C. O'Grady, J. Urheim, A. J. Weinstein, D. Acosta, M. Athanas, G. Masek, H. Paar, M. Sivertz, A. BeanJ. Gronberg, R. Kutschke, S. Menary, R. J. Morrison, S. Nakanishi, H. N. Nelson, T. K. Nelson, J. D. Richman, A. Ryd, H. Tajima, D. Schmidt, D. Sperka, M. S. Witherell, M. Procario, S. Yang, K. Cho, M. Daoudi, W. T. Ford, D. R. Johnson, K. Lingel, M. Lohner, P. Rankin, J. G. Smith, J. P. Alexander, C. Bebek, K. Berkelman, D. Besson, T. E. Browder, D. G. Cassel, H. A. Cho, D. M. Coffman, P. S. Drell, R. Ehrlich, M. Garcia-Sciveres, B. Geiser, B. Gittelman, S. W. Gray, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, C. D. Jones, S. L. Jones, J. Kandaswamy, N. Katayama, P. C. Kim, D. L. Kreinick, G. S. Ludwig, J. Masui, J. Mevissen, N. B. Mistry, C. R. Ng, E. Nordberg, M. Ogg, J. R. Patterson, D. Peterson, D. Riley, S. Salman, M. Sapper, H. Worden, F. Würthwein, P. Avery, A. Freyberger, J. Rodriguez, R. Stephens, J. Yelton, D. Cinabro, S. Henderson, K. Kinoshita, T. Liu, M. Saulnier, F. Shen, R. Wilson, H. Yamamoto, B. Ong, M. Selen, A. J. Sadoff, R. Ammar, S. Ball, P. Baringer, D. Coppage, N. Copty, R. Davis, N. Hancock, M. Kelly, N. Kwak, H. Lam, Y. Kubota, M. Lattery, J. K. Nelson, S. Patton, D. Perticone, R. Poling, V. Savinov, S. Schrenk, R. Wang, M. S. Alam, I. J. Kim, B. Nemati, J. J. O'Neill, H. Severini, C. R. Sun, M. M. Zoeller, G. Crawford, M. Daubenmeir, R. Fulton, D. Fujino, K. K. Gan, K. Honscheid, H. Kagan, R. Kass, J. Lee, R. Malchow, F. Morrow, Y. Skovpen, M. Sung, C. White, J. Whitmore, P. Wilson, F. Butler, X. Fu, G. Kalbfleisch, M. Lambrecht, W. R. Ross, P. Skubic, J. Snow, P. L. Wang, M. Wood, D. Bortoletto, D. N. Brown, J. Fast, R. L. McIlwain, T. Miao, D. H. Miller, M. Modesitt, S. F. Schaffner, E. I. Shibata, I. P J Shipsey, P. N. Wang, M. Battle, J. Ernst, H. Kroha, S. Roberts, K. Sparks, E. H. Thorndike, C. H. Wang, V. Chelkov, J. Dominick, S. Sanghera, Tomasz Skwarnicki, R. Stroynowski, I. Volobouev, P. Zadorozhny, Marina Artuso, D. He, M. Goldberg, N. Horwitz, R. Kennett, G. C. Moneti, F. Muheim, Y. Mukhin, S. Playfer, Y. Rozen, Sheldon Stone, M. Thulasidas, G. Vasseur, G. Zhu

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Abstract

Using the CLEO II detector and a sample of 955 000 Υ(4S) decays we have confirmed charmless semileptonic decays of B mesons. In the momentum interval 2.3-2.6 GeV/c we observe an excess of 107±15±11 leptons, which we attribute to b→ulν. This result yields a model-dependent range of values for Vub/Vcb that is lower than has been obtained in previous studies. For the inclusive spectator model of Altarelli et al. we find Vub/Vcb=0.076±0.008. Models that describe b→ulν with a limited set of exclusive final states give Vub/Vcb=0.06-0.10.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4111-4115
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume71
Issue number25
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StatePublished - 1993

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Bartelt, J., Csorna, S. E., Egyed, Z., Jain, V., Akerib, D. S., Barish, B., ... Zhu, G. (1993). Measurement of charmless semileptonic decays of B mesons. Physical Review Letters, 71(25), 4111-4115. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.71.4111

Measurement of charmless semileptonic decays of B mesons. / Bartelt, J.; Csorna, S. E.; Egyed, Z.; Jain, V.; Akerib, D. S.; Barish, B.; Chadha, M.; Chan, S.; Cowen, D. F.; Eigen, G.; Miller, J. S.; O'Grady, C.; Urheim, J.; Weinstein, A. J.; Acosta, D.; Athanas, M.; Masek, G.; Paar, H.; Sivertz, M.; Bean, A.; Gronberg, J.; Kutschke, R.; Menary, S.; Morrison, R. J.; Nakanishi, S.; Nelson, H. N.; Nelson, T. K.; Richman, J. D.; Ryd, A.; Tajima, H.; Schmidt, D.; Sperka, D.; Witherell, M. S.; Procario, M.; Yang, S.; Cho, K.; Daoudi, M.; Ford, W. T.; Johnson, D. R.; Lingel, K.; Lohner, M.; Rankin, P.; Smith, J. G.; Alexander, J. P.; Bebek, C.; Berkelman, K.; Besson, D.; Browder, T. E.; Cassel, D. G.; Cho, H. A.; Coffman, D. M.; Drell, P. S.; Ehrlich, R.; Garcia-Sciveres, M.; Geiser, B.; Gittelman, B.; Gray, S. W.; Hartill, D. L.; Heltsley, B. K.; Jones, C. D.; Jones, S. L.; Kandaswamy, J.; Katayama, N.; Kim, P. C.; Kreinick, D. L.; Ludwig, G. S.; Masui, J.; Mevissen, J.; Mistry, N. B.; Ng, C. R.; Nordberg, E.; Ogg, M.; Patterson, J. R.; Peterson, D.; Riley, D.; Salman, S.; Sapper, M.; Worden, H.; Würthwein, F.; Avery, P.; Freyberger, A.; Rodriguez, J.; Stephens, R.; Yelton, J.; Cinabro, D.; Henderson, S.; Kinoshita, K.; Liu, T.; Saulnier, M.; Shen, F.; Wilson, R.; Yamamoto, H.; Ong, B.; Selen, M.; Sadoff, A. J.; Ammar, R.; Ball, S.; Baringer, P.; Coppage, D.; Copty, N.; Davis, R.; Hancock, N.; Kelly, M.; Kwak, N.; Lam, H.; Kubota, Y.; Lattery, M.; Nelson, J. K.; Patton, S.; Perticone, D.; Poling, R.; Savinov, V.; Schrenk, S.; Wang, R.; Alam, M. S.; Kim, I. J.; Nemati, B.; O'Neill, J. J.; Severini, H.; Sun, C. R.; Zoeller, M. M.; Crawford, G.; Daubenmeir, M.; Fulton, R.; Fujino, D.; Gan, K. K.; Honscheid, K.; Kagan, H.; Kass, R.; Lee, J.; Malchow, R.; Morrow, F.; Skovpen, Y.; Sung, M.; White, C.; Whitmore, J.; Wilson, P.; Butler, F.; Fu, X.; Kalbfleisch, G.; Lambrecht, M.; Ross, W. R.; Skubic, P.; Snow, J.; Wang, P. L.; Wood, M.; Bortoletto, D.; Brown, D. N.; Fast, J.; McIlwain, R. L.; Miao, T.; Miller, D. H.; Modesitt, M.; Schaffner, S. F.; Shibata, E. I.; Shipsey, I. P J; Wang, P. N.; Battle, M.; Ernst, J.; Kroha, H.; Roberts, S.; Sparks, K.; Thorndike, E. H.; Wang, C. H.; Chelkov, V.; Dominick, J.; Sanghera, S.; Skwarnicki, Tomasz; Stroynowski, R.; Volobouev, I.; Zadorozhny, P.; Artuso, Marina; He, D.; Goldberg, M.; Horwitz, N.; Kennett, R.; Moneti, G. C.; Muheim, F.; Mukhin, Y.; Playfer, S.; Rozen, Y.; Stone, Sheldon; Thulasidas, M.; Vasseur, G.; Zhu, G.

In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 71, No. 25, 1993, p. 4111-4115.

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Bartelt, J, Csorna, SE, Egyed, Z, Jain, V, Akerib, DS, Barish, B, Chadha, M, Chan, S, Cowen, DF, Eigen, G, Miller, JS, O'Grady, C, Urheim, J, Weinstein, AJ, Acosta, D, Athanas, M, Masek, G, Paar, H, Sivertz, M, Bean, A, Gronberg, J, Kutschke, R, Menary, S, Morrison, RJ, Nakanishi, S, Nelson, HN, Nelson, TK, Richman, JD, Ryd, A, Tajima, H, Schmidt, D, Sperka, D, Witherell, MS, Procario, M, Yang, S, Cho, K, Daoudi, M, Ford, WT, Johnson, DR, Lingel, K, Lohner, M, Rankin, P, Smith, JG, Alexander, JP, Bebek, C, Berkelman, K, Besson, D, Browder, TE, Cassel, DG, Cho, HA, Coffman, DM, Drell, PS, Ehrlich, R, Garcia-Sciveres, M, Geiser, B, Gittelman, B, Gray, SW, Hartill, DL, Heltsley, BK, Jones, CD, Jones, SL, Kandaswamy, J, Katayama, N, Kim, PC, Kreinick, DL, Ludwig, GS, Masui, J, Mevissen, J, Mistry, NB, Ng, CR, Nordberg, E, Ogg, M, Patterson, JR, Peterson, D, Riley, D, Salman, S, Sapper, M, Worden, H, Würthwein, F, Avery, P, Freyberger, A, Rodriguez, J, Stephens, R, Yelton, J, Cinabro, D, Henderson, S, Kinoshita, K, Liu, T, Saulnier, M, Shen, F, Wilson, R, Yamamoto, H, Ong, B, Selen, M, Sadoff, AJ, Ammar, R, Ball, S, Baringer, P, Coppage, D, Copty, N, Davis, R, Hancock, N, Kelly, M, Kwak, N, Lam, H, Kubota, Y, Lattery, M, Nelson, JK, Patton, S, Perticone, D, Poling, R, Savinov, V, Schrenk, S, Wang, R, Alam, MS, Kim, IJ, Nemati, B, O'Neill, JJ, Severini, H, Sun, CR, Zoeller, MM, Crawford, G, Daubenmeir, M, Fulton, R, Fujino, D, Gan, KK, Honscheid, K, Kagan, H, Kass, R, Lee, J, Malchow, R, Morrow, F, Skovpen, Y, Sung, M, White, C, Whitmore, J, Wilson, P, Butler, F, Fu, X, Kalbfleisch, G, Lambrecht, M, Ross, WR, Skubic, P, Snow, J, Wang, PL, Wood, M, Bortoletto, D, Brown, DN, Fast, J, McIlwain, RL, Miao, T, Miller, DH, Modesitt, M, Schaffner, SF, Shibata, EI, Shipsey, IPJ, Wang, PN, Battle, M, Ernst, J, Kroha, H, Roberts, S, Sparks, K, Thorndike, EH, Wang, CH, Chelkov, V, Dominick, J, Sanghera, S, Skwarnicki, T, Stroynowski, R, Volobouev, I, Zadorozhny, P, Artuso, M, He, D, Goldberg, M, Horwitz, N, Kennett, R, Moneti, GC, Muheim, F, Mukhin, Y, Playfer, S, Rozen, Y, Stone, S, Thulasidas, M, Vasseur, G & Zhu, G 1993, 'Measurement of charmless semileptonic decays of B mesons', Physical Review Letters, vol. 71, no. 25, pp. 4111-4115. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.71.4111
Bartelt J, Csorna SE, Egyed Z, Jain V, Akerib DS, Barish B et al. Measurement of charmless semileptonic decays of B mesons. Physical Review Letters. 1993;71(25):4111-4115. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.71.4111
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AU - Csorna, S. E.

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AU - Jain, V.

AU - Akerib, D. S.

AU - Barish, B.

AU - Chadha, M.

AU - Chan, S.

AU - Cowen, D. F.

AU - Eigen, G.

AU - Miller, J. S.

AU - O'Grady, C.

AU - Urheim, J.

AU - Weinstein, A. J.

AU - Acosta, D.

AU - Athanas, M.

AU - Masek, G.

AU - Paar, H.

AU - Sivertz, M.

AU - Bean, A.

AU - Gronberg, J.

AU - Kutschke, R.

AU - Menary, S.

AU - Morrison, R. J.

AU - Nakanishi, S.

AU - Nelson, H. N.

AU - Nelson, T. K.

AU - Richman, J. D.

AU - Ryd, A.

AU - Tajima, H.

AU - Schmidt, D.

AU - Sperka, D.

AU - Witherell, M. S.

AU - Procario, M.

AU - Yang, S.

AU - Cho, K.

AU - Daoudi, M.

AU - Ford, W. T.

AU - Johnson, D. R.

AU - Lingel, K.

AU - Lohner, M.

AU - Rankin, P.

AU - Smith, J. G.

AU - Alexander, J. P.

AU - Bebek, C.

AU - Berkelman, K.

AU - Besson, D.

AU - Browder, T. E.

AU - Cassel, D. G.

AU - Cho, H. A.

AU - Coffman, D. M.

AU - Drell, P. S.

AU - Ehrlich, R.

AU - Garcia-Sciveres, M.

AU - Geiser, B.

AU - Gittelman, B.

AU - Gray, S. W.

AU - Hartill, D. L.

AU - Heltsley, B. K.

AU - Jones, C. D.

AU - Jones, S. L.

AU - Kandaswamy, J.

AU - Katayama, N.

AU - Kim, P. C.

AU - Kreinick, D. L.

AU - Ludwig, G. S.

AU - Masui, J.

AU - Mevissen, J.

AU - Mistry, N. B.

AU - Ng, C. R.

AU - Nordberg, E.

AU - Ogg, M.

AU - Patterson, J. R.

AU - Peterson, D.

AU - Riley, D.

AU - Salman, S.

AU - Sapper, M.

AU - Worden, H.

AU - Würthwein, F.

AU - Avery, P.

AU - Freyberger, A.

AU - Rodriguez, J.

AU - Stephens, R.

AU - Yelton, J.

AU - Cinabro, D.

AU - Henderson, S.

AU - Kinoshita, K.

AU - Liu, T.

AU - Saulnier, M.

AU - Shen, F.

AU - Wilson, R.

AU - Yamamoto, H.

AU - Ong, B.

AU - Selen, M.

AU - Sadoff, A. J.

AU - Ammar, R.

AU - Ball, S.

AU - Baringer, P.

AU - Coppage, D.

AU - Copty, N.

AU - Davis, R.

AU - Hancock, N.

AU - Kelly, M.

AU - Kwak, N.

AU - Lam, H.

AU - Kubota, Y.

AU - Lattery, M.

AU - Nelson, J. K.

AU - Patton, S.

AU - Perticone, D.

AU - Poling, R.

AU - Savinov, V.

AU - Schrenk, S.

AU - Wang, R.

AU - Alam, M. S.

AU - Kim, I. J.

AU - Nemati, B.

AU - O'Neill, J. J.

AU - Severini, H.

AU - Sun, C. R.

AU - Zoeller, M. M.

AU - Crawford, G.

AU - Daubenmeir, M.

AU - Fulton, R.

AU - Fujino, D.

AU - Gan, K. K.

AU - Honscheid, K.

AU - Kagan, H.

AU - Kass, R.

AU - Lee, J.

AU - Malchow, R.

AU - Morrow, F.

AU - Skovpen, Y.

AU - Sung, M.

AU - White, C.

AU - Whitmore, J.

AU - Wilson, P.

AU - Butler, F.

AU - Fu, X.

AU - Kalbfleisch, G.

AU - Lambrecht, M.

AU - Ross, W. R.

AU - Skubic, P.

AU - Snow, J.

AU - Wang, P. L.

AU - Wood, M.

AU - Bortoletto, D.

AU - Brown, D. N.

AU - Fast, J.

AU - McIlwain, R. L.

AU - Miao, T.

AU - Miller, D. H.

AU - Modesitt, M.

AU - Schaffner, S. F.

AU - Shibata, E. I.

AU - Shipsey, I. P J

AU - Wang, P. N.

AU - Battle, M.

AU - Ernst, J.

AU - Kroha, H.

AU - Roberts, S.

AU - Sparks, K.

AU - Thorndike, E. H.

AU - Wang, C. H.

AU - Chelkov, V.

AU - Dominick, J.

AU - Sanghera, S.

AU - Skwarnicki, Tomasz

AU - Stroynowski, R.

AU - Volobouev, I.

AU - Zadorozhny, P.

AU - Artuso, Marina

AU - He, D.

AU - Goldberg, M.

AU - Horwitz, N.

AU - Kennett, R.

AU - Moneti, G. C.

AU - Muheim, F.

AU - Mukhin, Y.

AU - Playfer, S.

AU - Rozen, Y.

AU - Stone, Sheldon

AU - Thulasidas, M.

AU - Vasseur, G.

AU - Zhu, G.

PY - 1993

Y1 - 1993

N2 - Using the CLEO II detector and a sample of 955 000 Υ(4S) decays we have confirmed charmless semileptonic decays of B mesons. In the momentum interval 2.3-2.6 GeV/c we observe an excess of 107±15±11 leptons, which we attribute to b→ulν. This result yields a model-dependent range of values for Vub/Vcb that is lower than has been obtained in previous studies. For the inclusive spectator model of Altarelli et al. we find Vub/Vcb=0.076±0.008. Models that describe b→ulν with a limited set of exclusive final states give Vub/Vcb=0.06-0.10.

AB - Using the CLEO II detector and a sample of 955 000 Υ(4S) decays we have confirmed charmless semileptonic decays of B mesons. In the momentum interval 2.3-2.6 GeV/c we observe an excess of 107±15±11 leptons, which we attribute to b→ulν. This result yields a model-dependent range of values for Vub/Vcb that is lower than has been obtained in previous studies. For the inclusive spectator model of Altarelli et al. we find Vub/Vcb=0.076±0.008. Models that describe b→ulν with a limited set of exclusive final states give Vub/Vcb=0.06-0.10.

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U2 - 10.1103/PhysRevLett.71.4111

DO - 10.1103/PhysRevLett.71.4111

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:4243826325

VL - 71

SP - 4111

EP - 4115

JO - Physical Review Letters

JF - Physical Review Letters

SN - 0031-9007

IS - 25

ER -