Observation of B +→ J/ψ3π+- and B+→ ψ (2S)π+π+π- decays

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Abstract

The decays B +→ J / ψ 3 π +2 π - and B +→ ψ (2S) π +π +π - are observed for the first time using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.0 fb- 1, collected by the LHCb experiment in proton–proton collisions at the centre-of-mass energies of 7 and 8TeV. The branching fractions relative to that of B +→ ψ (2S) K + are measured to be (Formula Presented.), where the first uncertainties are statistical and the second are systematic.
Original languageEnglish
Article number72
Number of pages12
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C
Volume77
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

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