Angular analysis and differential branching fraction of the decay B0s → ϕμ+μ

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An angular analysis and a measurement of the differential branching fraction of the decay Bs → ϕμ+μ are presented, using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.0 fb−1 of pp collisions recorded by the LHCb experiment at √s = 7 and 8 TeV. Measurements are reported as a function of q2, the square of the dimuon invariant mass and results of the angular analysis are found to be consistent with the Standard Model. In the range 1 < q2< 6 GeV2/c4, where precise theoretical calculations are available, the differential branching fraction is found to be more than 3σ below the Standard Model predictions.

Original languageEnglish
Article number179
Number of pages35
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sep 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Rare decay
  • Hadron-Hadron Scattering
  • B physics
  • Flavor physics

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