Search for the decay [Formula presented]

K. W. Edwards, A. Bellerive, R. Janicek, D. B. MacFarlane, P. M. Patel, A. J. Sadoff, R. Ammar, P. Baringer, A. Bean, D. Besson, D. Coppage, C. Darling, R. Davis, N. Hancock, S. Kotov, I. Kravchenko, N. Kwak, S. Anderson, Y. Kubota, S. J. LeeJ. J. O’Neill, S. Patton, R. Poling, T. Riehle, V. Savinov, A. Smith, M. S. Alam, S. B. Athar, Z. Ling, A. H. Mahmood, H. Severini, S. Timm, F. Wappler, A. Anastassov, J. E. Duboscq, D. Fujino, K. K. Gan, T. Hart, D. Homoelle, K. Honscheid, H. Kagan, R. Kass, J. Lee, M. B. Spencer, M. Sung, A. Undrus, R. Wanke, A. Wolf, M. M. Zoeller, B. Nemati, S. J. Richichi, W. R. Ross, P. Skubic, M. Bishai, J. Fast, J. W. Hinson, N. Menon, D. H. Miller, E. I. Shibata, I. P.J. Shipsey, M. Yurko, L. Gibbons, S. Glenn, S. D. Johnson, Y. Kwon, S. Roberts, E. H. Thorndike, C. P. Jessop, K. Lingel, H. Marsiske, M. L. Perl, D. Ugolini, R. Wang, X. Zhou, T. E. Coan, V. Fadeyev, I. Korolkov, Y. Maravin, I. Narsky, V. Shelkov, J. Staeck, R. Stroynowski, I. Volobouev, J. Ye, M. Artuso, A. Efimov, M. Goldberg, D. He, S. Kopp, G. C. Moneti, R. Mountain, S. Schuh, T. Skwarnicki, S. Stone, G. Viehhauser, X. Xing, J. Bartelt, S. E. Csorna, V. Jain, K. W. McLean, S. Marka, R. Godang, K. Kinoshita, I. C. Lai, P. Pomianowski, S. Schrenk, G. Bonvicini, D. Cinabro, R. Greene, L. P. Perera, G. J. Zhou, B. Barish, M. Chadha, S. Chan, G. Eigen, J. S. Miller, C. O’Grady, M. Schmidtler, J. Urheim, A. J. Weinstein, F. Würthwein, D. W. Bliss, G. Masek, H. P. Paar, S. Prell, V. Sharma, D. M. Asner, J. Gronberg, T. S. Hill, D. J. Lange, S. Menary, R. J. Morrison, H. N. Nelson, T. K. Nelson, C. Qiao, J. D. Richman, D. Roberts, A. Ryd, M. S. Witherell, R. Balest, B. H. Behrens, W. T. Ford, H. Park, J. Roy, J. G. Smith, J. P. Alexander, C. Bebek, B. E. Berger, K. Berkelman, K. Bloom, D. G. Cassel, H. A. Cho, D. S. Crowcroft, M. Dickson, P. S. Drell, K. M. Ecklund, R. Ehrlich, A. D. Foland, P. Gaidarev, R. S. Galik, B. Gittelman, S. W. Gray, D. L. Hartill, B. K. Heltsley, P. I. Hopman, J. Kandaswamy, P. C. Kim, D. L. Kreinick, T. Lee, Y. Liu, G. S. Ludwig, N. B. Mistry, C. R. Ng, E. Nordberg, M. Ogg, J. R. Patterson, D. Peterson, D. Riley, A. Soffer, B. Valant-Spaight, C. Ward, M. Athanas, P. Avery, C. D. Jones, M. Lohner, C. Prescott, J. Yelton, J. Zheng, G. Brandenburg, R. A. Briere, A. Ershov, Y. S. Gao, D. Y.J. Kim, R. Wilson, H. Yamamoto, T. E. Browder, F. Li, Y. Li, J. L. Rodriguez, T. Bergfeld, B. I. Eisenstein, J. Ernst, G. E. Gladding, G. D. Gollin, R. M. Hans, E. Johnson, I. Karliner, M. A. Marsh, M. Palmer, M. Selen, J. J. Thaler

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Abstract

We have searched for the decay of the [Formula presented] lepton into seven charged particles and zero or one [Formula presented]. The data used in the search were collected with the CLEO II detector at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring (CESR) and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 4.61 [Formula presented]. No evidence for a signal is found. Assuming all the charged particles are pions, we set an upper limit on the branching fraction [Formula presented] at the 90% confidence level. This limit represents a significant improvement over the previous limit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R5297-R5300
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume56
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - 1997

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  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Edwards, K. W., Bellerive, A., Janicek, R., MacFarlane, D. B., Patel, P. M., Sadoff, A. J., Ammar, R., Baringer, P., Bean, A., Besson, D., Coppage, D., Darling, C., Davis, R., Hancock, N., Kotov, S., Kravchenko, I., Kwak, N., Anderson, S., Kubota, Y., ... Thaler, J. J. (1997). Search for the decay [Formula presented]. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 56(9), R5297-R5300. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.56.R5297