First measurements of absolute branching fractions of the Ξc+ baryon at Belle

Y B, Li and C P, Shen and Giri, Anjan Kumar and et al, . First measurements of absolute branching fractions of the Ξc+ baryon at Belle. Physical Review D, 100 (3). ISSN 2470-0010

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We present the first measurements of the absolute branching fractions of Ξc+ decays into Ξ-π+π+ and pK-π+ final states. Our analysis is based on a data set of (772±11)×106 BB̄ pairs collected at the (4S) resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB e+e- collider. We measure the absolute branching fraction of B̄0→Λ̄c-Ξc+ with the Ξc+ recoiling against Λ̄c- in B̄0 decays resulting in B(B̄0→Λ̄c-Ξc+)=[1.16±0.42(stat.)±0.15(syst.)]×10-3. We then measure the product branching fractions B(B̄0→Λ̄c-Ξc+)B(Ξc+→Ξ-π+π+) and B(B̄0→Λ̄c-Ξc+)B(Ξc+→pK-π+). Dividing these product branching fractions by B̄0→Λ̄c-Ξc+ yields B(Ξc+→Ξ-π+π+)=[2.86±1.21(stat.)±0.38(syst.)]% and B(Ξc+→pK-π+)=[0.45±0.21(stat.)±0.07(syst.)]%. Our result for B(Ξc+→Ξ-π+π+) can be combined with Ξc+ branching fractions measured relative to Ξc+→Ξ-π+π+ to set the absolute scale for many Ξc+ branching fractions.

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Giri, Anjan KumarUNSPECIFIED
Item Type: Article
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Subjects: Physics
Divisions: Department of Physics
Depositing User: Team Library
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2019 07:02
Last Modified: 03 Oct 2019 07:02
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/6476
Publisher URL: http://doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.100.031101
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