Publication
Title
Measurement of the lifetime in decays in collisions at =1.96 TeV
Author
Institution/Organisation
CDF Collaboration
Abstract
We report a measurement of the lifetime of the Λb0 baryon in decays to the Λc+π- final state in a sample corresponding to 1.1  fb-1 collected in pp̅ collisions at √s=1.96  TeV by the CDF II detector at the Tevatron collider. Using a sample of about 3000 fully reconstructed Λb0 events we measure τ(Λb0)=1.401±0.046(stat)±0.035(syst)  ps (corresponding to cτ(Λb0)=420.1±13.7(stat)±10.6(syst)  μm, where c is the speed of light). The ratio of this result and the world average B0 lifetime yields τ(Λb0)/τ(B0)=0.918±0.038 (stat) and (syst), in good agreement with recent theoretical predictions.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Physical review letters. - New York, N.Y.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : 2010
ISSN
0031-9007
Volume/pages
104:10(2010), p. 10202,1-10202,8
Article Reference
102002
ISI
000275543500011
Medium
E-only publicatie
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UAntwerpen
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
External links
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Creation 23.08.2010
Last edited 25.04.2017
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