Observation of exclusive decay modes of b-flavored mesons

S. Behrends, K. Chadwick, J. Chauveau, P. Ganci, T. Gentile, Jan M. Guida, Joan A. Guida, R. Kass, A. C. Melissinos, S. L. Olsen, G. Parkhurst, D. Peterson, R. Poling, C. Rosenfeld, G. Rucinski, E. H. Thorndike, J. Green, R. G. Hicks, F. Sannes, P. SkubicA. Snyder, R. Stone, A. Chen, M. Goldberg, N. Horwitz, A. Jawahery, M. Jibaly, P. Lipari, G. C. Moneti, C. G. Trahern, H. Van Hecke, M. S. Alam, S. E. Csorna, L. Garren, M. D. Mestayer, R. S. Panvini, D. Andrews, P. Avery, C. Bebek, K. Berkelman, D. G. Cassel, J. W. DeWire, R. Ehrlich, T. Ferguson, R. Galik, M. G.D. Gilchriese, B. Gittelman, M. Halling, D. L. Hartill, D. Herrup, S. Holzner, M. Ito, J. Kandaswamy, V. Kistiakowsky, D. L. Kreinick, Y. Kubota, N. B. Mistry, F. Morrow, E. Nordberg, M. Ogg, R. Perchonok, R. Plunkett, A. Silverman, P. C. Stein, S. Stone, R. Talman, D. Weber, R. Wilcke, A. J. Sadoff, R. Giles, J. Hassard, M. Hempstead, J. M. Izen, K. Kinoshita, W. W. MacKay, F. M. Pipkin, J. Rohlf, Richard Wilson, H. Kagan

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B-meson decays to final states consisting of a D0 or D* and one or two charged pions have been observed. The charged-B mass is 5270.8 ± 2.3 ± 2.0 MeV and the neutral-B mass is 5274.2 ± 1.9 ± 2.0 MeV.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)881-884
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes


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Behrends, S., Chadwick, K., Chauveau, J., Ganci, P., Gentile, T., Guida, J. M., Guida, J. A., Kass, R., Melissinos, A. C., Olsen, S. L., Parkhurst, G., Peterson, D., Poling, R., Rosenfeld, C., Rucinski, G., Thorndike, E. H., Green, J., Hicks, R. G., Sannes, F., ... Kagan, H. (1983). Observation of exclusive decay modes of b-flavored mesons. Physical Review Letters, 50(12), 881-884. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.50.881