Observation of the decay BFX

P. Haas, M. Hempstead, T. Jensen, H. Kagan, R. Kass, S. Behrends, T. Gentile, Jan M. Guida, Joan A. Guida, F. Morrow, R. Poling, C. Rosenfeld, E. H. Thorndike, P. Tipton, J. Green, R. Namjoshi, F. Sannes, R. Stone, M. S. Alam, N. KatayamaI. J. Kim, C. R. Sun, V. Tanikella, D. Bortoletto, A. Chen, L. Garren, M. Goldberg, N. Horwitz, A. Jawahery, P. Lubrano, G. C. Moneti, S. E. Csorna, M. D. Mestayer, R. S. Panvini, G. B. Word, Xia Yi, A. Bean, G. J. Bobbink, I. Brock, A. Engler, T. Ferguson, R. Kraemer, C. Rippich, R. Sutton, 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. Gray, A. M. Halling, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, S. Holzner, M. Ito, J. Kandaswamy, R. Kowalewski, D. L. Kreinick, Y. Kubota, N. B. Mistry, J. Mueller, E. Nordberg, M. Ogg, D. Peterson, D. Perticone, M. Pisharody, K. Read, D. Riley, A. Silverman, Sheldon Stone, Xia Yi, A. J. Sadoff, P. Avery, D. Besson, T. Bowcock, R. T. Giles, J. Hassard, K. Kinoshita, F. M. Pipkin, Richard Wilson

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Abstract

We present evidence for inclusive F-meson production in B-meson decay. The product branching fraction B(BFX)B(F+) is measured to be 0.00380.010. The F momentum spectrum indicates the presence of a large component of two-body final states in the decay BFX.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2781-2784
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume56
Issue number26
DOIs
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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Haas, P., Hempstead, M., Jensen, T., Kagan, H., Kass, R., Behrends, S., Gentile, T., Guida, J. M., Guida, J. A., Morrow, F., Poling, R., Rosenfeld, C., Thorndike, E. H., Tipton, P., Green, J., Namjoshi, R., Sannes, F., Stone, R., Alam, M. S., ... Wilson, R. (1986). Observation of the decay BFX. Physical Review Letters, 56(26), 2781-2784. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.56.2781