Measurements of the exclusive decays of the (5S) to B meson final states and improved Bs* mass measurement

O. Aquines, Z. Li, A. Lopez, H. Mendez, J. Ramirez, G. S. Huang, D. H. Miller, V. Pavlunin, B. Sanghi, I. P.J. Shipsey, B. Xin, G. S. Adams, M. Anderson, J. P. Cummings, I. Danko, J. Napolitano, Q. He, J. Insler, H. Muramatsu, C. S. ParkE. H. Thorndike, T. E. Coan, Y. S. Gao, F. Liu, R. Stroynowski, M. Artuso, S. Blusk, J. Butt, J. Li, N. Menaa, R. Mountain, S. Nisar, K. Randrianarivony, R. Redjimi, R. Sia, T. Skwarnicki, S. Stone, J. C. Wang, K. Zhang, S. E. Csorna, G. Bonvicini, D. Cinabro, M. Dubrovin, A. Lincoln, D. M. Asner, K. W. Edwards, R. A. Briere, I. Brock, J. Chen, T. Ferguson, G. Tatishvili, H. Vogel, M. E. Watkins, J. L. Rosner, N. E. Adam, J. P. Alexander, K. Berkelman, D. G. Cassel, J. E. Duboscq, K. M. Ecklund, R. Ehrlich, L. Fields, R. S. Galik, L. Gibbons, R. Gray, S. W. Gray, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, D. Hertz, C. D. Jones, J. Kandaswamy, D. L. Kreinick, V. E. Kuznetsov, H. Mahlke-Krüger, T. O. Meyer, P. U.E. Onyisi, J. R. Patterson, D. Peterson, E. A. Phillips, J. Pivarski, D. Riley, A. Ryd, A. J. Sadoff, H. Schwarthoff, X. Shi, S. Stroiney, W. M. Sun, T. Wilksen, M. Weinberger, S. B. Athar, P. Avery, L. Breva-Newell, R. Patel, V. Potlia, H. Stoeck, J. Yelton, P. Rubin, C. Cawlfield, B. I. Eisenstein, I. Karliner, D. Kim, N. Lowrey, P. Naik, C. Sedlack, M. Selen, E. J. White, J. Wiss, M. R. Shepherd, D. Besson, T. K. Pedlar, D. Cronin-Hennessy, K. Y. Gao, D. T. Gong, J. Hietala, Y. Kubota, T. Klein, B. W. Lang, R. Poling, A. W. Scott, A. Smith, S. Dobbs, Z. Metreveli, K. K. Seth, A. Tomaradze, P. Zweber, J. Ernst, K. Arms, H. Severini, S. A. Dytman, W. Love, S. Mehrabyan, V. Savinov

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Abstract

Using 420pb-1 of data collected on the Υ(5S) resonance with the CLEO III detector, we reconstruct B mesons in 25 exclusive decay channels to measure or set upper limits on the decay rate of Υ(5S) into B meson final states. We measure the inclusive B cross section to be σ(Υ(5S) →BB̄(X))=(0.177±0.030±0.016)nb and make the first measurements of the production rates of σ(Υ(5S)→B *B̄*)=(0.131±0.025±0.014)nb and σ(Υ(5S) →BB̄*)=(0.043±0.016±0.006)nb, respectively. We set 90% confidence level limits of σ(Υ(5S)→BB̄)<0.038nb, σ(Υ(5S)→B(*)B̄(*)π)<0.055nb and σ(Υ(5S)→BB̄ππ)<0.024nb. We also extract the most precise value of the Bs* mass to date, M(Bs*)=(5411.7±1. 6±0.6)MeV/c2.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number152001
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume96
Issue number15
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 25 2006

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    Aquines, O., Li, Z., Lopez, A., Mendez, H., Ramirez, J., Huang, G. S., Miller, D. H., Pavlunin, V., Sanghi, B., Shipsey, I. P. J., Xin, B., Adams, G. S., Anderson, M., Cummings, J. P., Danko, I., Napolitano, J., He, Q., Insler, J., Muramatsu, H., ... Savinov, V. (2006). Measurements of the exclusive decays of the (5S) to B meson final states and improved Bs* mass measurement. Physical Review Letters, 96(15), [152001]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.96.152001