Search for Bc+ decays to two charm mesons

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Abstract

A search for decays of Bc + mesons to two charm mesons is performed for the first time using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.0fb−1, collected by the LHCb experiment in pp collisions at centre-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV. The decays considered are Bc +→D(s) (⁎)+D‾(⁎)0 and Bc +→D(s) (⁎)+D(⁎)0, which are normalised to high-yield B+→D(s) +D‾0 decays. No evidence for a signal is found and limits are set on twelve Bc + decay modes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)563-582
Number of pages20
JournalNuclear Physics B
Volume930
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018
Externally publishedYes

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