Measurement of angular parameters from the decay B0 → K⁎0μ+μ− in proton–proton collisions at √s=8TeV

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Abstract

Angular distributions of the decay B0→K⁎0μ+μ− are studied using a sample of proton–proton collisions at s=8TeV collected with the CMS detector at the LHC, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 20.5fb−1. An angular analysis is performed to determine the P1 and P5 ′ parameters, where the P5 ′ parameter is of particular interest because of recent measurements that indicate a potential discrepancy with the standard model predictions. Based on a sample of 1397 signal events, the P1 and P5 ′ parameters are determined as a function of the dimuon invariant mass squared. The measurements are in agreement with predictions based on the standard model.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)517-541
Number of pages25
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume781
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • CMS
  • Physics
  • B0 decays

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