Measurement of b hadron fractions in 13 TeV pp collisions MEASUREMENT of b HADRON FRACTIONS in 13 TeV ... AAIJ et al.

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Abstract

  • © 2019 CERN, for the LHCb Collaboration. Published by the American Physical Society under the terms of the https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license. Further distribution of this work must maintain attribution to the author(s) and the published article's title, journal citation, and DOI. Funded by SCOAP 3 . The production fractions of B̄s0 and Λb0 hadrons, normalized to the sum of B- and B̄0 fractions, are measured in 13 TeV pp collisions using data collected by the LHCb experiment, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.67 fb-1. These ratios, averaged over the b hadron transverse momenta from 4 to 25 GeV and pseudorapidity from 2 to 5, are 0.122±0.006 for B̄s0, and 0.259±0.018 for Λb0, where the uncertainties arise from both statistical and systematic sources. The Λb0 ratio depends strongly on transverse momentum, while the B̄s0 ratio shows a mild dependence. Neither ratio shows variations with pseudorapidity. The measurements are made using semileptonic decays to minimize theoretical uncertainties. In addition, the ratio of D+ to D0 mesons produced in the sum of B̄0 and B- semileptonic decays is determined as 0.359±0.006±0.009, where the uncertainties are statistical and systematic.
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  • Physical Review D  Journal
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    Author List

  • Aaij R; Abellán Beteta C; Adeva B; Adinolfi M; Aidala CA; Ajaltouni Z; Akar S; Albicocco P; Albrecht J; Alessio F
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  • 100
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  • 3