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Observation of Spin-Valley-Coupling-Induced Large Spin-Lifetime Anisotropy in Bilayer Graphene.

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Observation of Spin-Valley-Coupling-Induced Large Spin-Lifetime Anisotropy in Bilayer Graphene.
Phys Rev Lett. 2018 Sep 21;121(12):127702
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Local Operators in the Eternal Black Hole.

Local Operators in the Eternal Black Hole.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Nov 20;115(21):211601

Authors: Papadodimas K, Raju S

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Observation of a Neutral Charmoniumlike State Z_{c}(4025)^{0} in e^{+}e^{-}→(D^{*}D[over ¯]^{*})^{0}π^{0}.

Observation of a Neutral Charmoniumlike State Z_{c}(4025)^{0} in e^{+}e^{-}→(D^{*}D[over ¯]^{*})^{0}π^{0}.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Oct 30;115(18):182002

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Effect of Structural Relaxation on the Electronic Structure of Graphene on Hexagonal Boron Nitride.

Effect of Structural Relaxation on the Electronic Structure of Graphene on Hexagonal Boron Nitride.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Oct 30;115(18):186801

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Search for Hidden-Sector Bosons in B^{0}→K^{*0}μ^{+}μ^{-} Decays.

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Search for Hidden-Sector Bosons in B^{0}→K^{*0}μ^{+}μ^{-} Decays.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Oct 16;115(16):161802

Authors: Aaij R, Adeva B, Adinolfi M, Affolder A, Ajaltouni Z, Akar S, Albrecht J, Alessio F, Alexander M, Ali S, Alkhazov G, Alvarez Cartelle P, Alves AA, Amato S, Amerio S, Amhis Y, An L, Anderlini L, Anderson J, Andreassi G, Andreotti M, Andrews JE, Appleby RB, Aquines Gutierrez O, Archilli F, d’Argent P, Artamonov A, Artuso M, Aslanides E, Auriemma G, Baalouch M, Bachmann S, Back JJ, Badalov A, Baesso C, Baldini W, Barlow RJ, Barschel C, Barsuk S, Barter W, Batozskaya V, Battista V, Bay A, Beaucourt L, Beddow J, Bedeschi F, Bediaga I, Bel LJ, Bellee V, Belloli N, Belyaev I, Ben-Haim E, Bencivenni G, Benson S, Benton J, Berezhnoy A, Bernet R, Bertolin A, Bettler MO, van Beuzekom M, Bien A, Bifani S, Billoir P, Bird T, Birnkraut A, Bizzeti A, Blake T, Blanc F, Blouw J, Blusk S, Bocci V, Bondar A, Bondar N, Bonivento W, Borghi S, Borsato M, Bowcock TJ, Bowen E, Bozzi C, Braun S, Britsch M, Britton T, Brodzicka J, Brook NH, Buchanan E, Bursche A, Buytaert J, Cadeddu S, Calabrese R, Calvi M, Calvo Gomez M, Campana P, Campora Perez D, Capriotti L, Carbone A, Carboni G, Cardinale R, Cardini A, Carniti P, Carson L, Carvalho Akiba K, Casse G, Cassina L, Castillo Garcia L, Cattaneo M, Cauet C, Cavallero G, Cenci R, Charles M, Charpentier P, Chefdeville M, Chen S, Cheung SF, Chiapolini N, Chrzaszcz M, Cid Vidal X, Ciezarek G, Clarke PE, Clemencic M, Cliff HV, Closier J, Coco V, Cogan J, Cogneras E, Cogoni V, Cojocariu L, Collazuol G, Collins P, Comerma-Montells A, Contu A, Cook A, Coombes M, Coquereau S, Corti G, Corvo M, Couturier B, Cowan GA, Craik DC, Crocombe A, Cruz Torres M, Cunliffe S, Currie R, D’Ambrosio C, Dall’Occo E, Dalseno J, David PN, Davis A, De Bruyn K, De Capua S, De Cian M, De Miranda JM, De Paula L, De Simone P, Dean CT, Decamp D, Deckenhoff M, Del Buono L, Déléage N, Demmer M, Derkach D, Deschamps O, Dettori F, Dey B, Di Canto A, Di Ruscio F, Dijkstra H, Donleavy S, Dordei F, Dorigo M, Dosil Suárez A, Dossett D, Dovbnya A, Dreimanis K, Dufour L, Dujany G, Dupertuis F, Durante P, Dzhelyadin R, Dziurda A, Dzyuba A, Easo S, Egede U, Egorychev V, Eidelman S, Eisenhardt S, Eitschberger U, Ekelhof R, Eklund L, El Rifai I, Elsasser C, Ely S, Esen S, Evans HM, Evans T, Falabella A, Färber C, Farley N, Farry S, Fay R, Ferguson D, Fernandez Albor V, Ferrari F, Ferreira Rodrigues F, Ferro-Luzzi M, Filippov S, Fiore M, Fiorini M, Firlej M, Fitzpatrick C, Fiutowski T, Fohl K, Fol P, Fontana M, Fontanelli F, Forty R, Francisco O, Frank M, Frei C, Frosini M, Fu J, Furfaro E, Gallas Torreira A, Galli D, Gallorini S, Gambetta S, Gandelman M, Gandini P, Gao Y, García Pardiñas J, Garra Tico J, Garrido L, Gascon D, Gaspar C, Gauld R, Gavardi L, Gazzoni G, Gerick D, Gersabeck E, Gersabeck M, Gershon T, Ghez P, Gianelle A, Gianì S, Gibson V, Girard OG, Giubega L, Gligorov VV, Göbel C, Golubkov D, Golutvin A, Gomes A, Gotti C, Grabalosa Gándara M, Graciani Diaz R, Granado Cardoso LA, Graugés E, Graverini E, Graziani G, Grecu A, Greening E, Gregson S, Griffith P, Grillo L, Grünberg O, Gui B, Gushchin E, Guz Y, Gys T, Hadavizadeh T, Hadjivasiliou C, Haefeli G, Haen C, Haines SC, Hall S, Hamilton B, Han X, Hansmann-Menzemer S, Harnew N, Harnew ST, Harrison J, He J, Head T, Heijne V, Hennessy K, Henrard P, Henry L, Hernando Morata JA, van Herwijnen E, Heß M, Hicheur A, Hill D, Hoballah M, Hombach C, Hulsbergen W, Humair T, Hussain N, Hutchcroft D, Hynds D, Idzik M, Ilten P, Jacobsson R, Jaeger A, Jalocha J, Jans E, Jawahery A, Jing F, John M, Johnson D, Jones CR, Joram C, Jost B, Jurik N, Kandybei S, Kanso W, Karacson M, Karbach TM, Karodia S, Kecke M, Kelsey M, Kenyon IR, Kenzie M, Ketel T, Khairullin E, Khanji B, Khurewathanakul C, Klaver S, Klimaszewski K, Kochebina O, Kolpin M, Komarov I, Koopman RF, Koppenburg P, Kozeiha M, Kravchuk L, Kreplin K, Kreps M, Krocker G, Krokovny P, Kruse F, Krzemien W, Kucewicz W, Kucharczyk M, Kudryavtsev V, Kuonen AK, Kurek K, Kvaratskheliya T, Lacarrere D, Lafferty G, Lai A, Lambert D, Lanfranchi G, Langenbruch C, Langhans B, Latham T, Lazzeroni C, Le Gac R, van Leerdam J, Lees JP, Lefèvre R, Leflat A, Lefrançois J, Lemos Cid E, Leroy O, Lesiak T, Leverington B, Li Y, Likhomanenko T, Liles M, Lindner R, Linn C, Lionetto F, Liu B, Liu X, Loh D, Longstaff I, Lopes JH, Lucchesi D, Lucio Martinez M, Luo H, Lupato A, Luppi E, Lupton O, Lusiani A, Machefert F, Maciuc F, Maev O, Maguire K, Malde S, Malinin A, Manca G, Mancinelli G, Manning P, Mapelli A, Maratas J, Marchand JF, Marconi U, Marin Benito C, Marino P, Marks J, Martellotti G, Martin M, Martinelli M, Martinez Santos D, Martinez Vidal F, Martins Tostes D, Massafferri A, Matev R, Mathad A, Mathe Z, Matteuzzi C, Mauri A, Maurin B, Mazurov A, McCann M, McCarthy J, McNab A, McNulty R, Meadows B, Meier F, Meissner M, Melnychuk D, Merk M, Michielin E, Milanes DA, Minard MN, Mitzel DS, Molina Rodriguez J, Monroy IA, Monteil S, Morandin M, Morawski P, Mordà A, Morello MJ, Moron J, Morris AB, Mountain R, Muheim F, Müller D, Müller J, Müller K, Müller V, Mussini M, Muster B, Naik P, Nakada T, Nandakumar R, Nandi A, Nasteva I, Needham M, Neri N, Neubert S, Neufeld N, Neuner M, Nguyen AD, Nguyen TD, Nguyen-Mau C, Niess V, Niet R, Nikitin N, Nikodem T, Ninci D, Novoselov A, O’Hanlon DP, Oblakowska-Mucha A, Obraztsov V, Ogilvy S, Okhrimenko O, Oldeman R, Onderwater CJ, Osorio Rodrigues B, Otalora Goicochea JM, Otto A, Owen P, Oyanguren A, Palano A, Palombo F, Palutan M, Panman J, Papanestis A, Pappagallo M, Pappalardo LL, Pappenheimer C, Parkes C, Passaleva G, Patel GD, Patel M, Patrignani C, Pearce A, Pellegrino A, Penso G, Pepe Altarelli M, Perazzini S, Perret P, Pescatore L, Petridis K, Petrolini A, Petruzzo M, Picatoste Olloqui E, Pietrzyk B, Pilař T, Pinci D, Pistone A, Piucci A, Playfer S, Plo Casasus M, Poikela T, Polci F, Poluektov A, Polyakov I, Polycarpo E, Popov A, Popov D, Popovici B, Potterat C, Price E, Price JD, Prisciandaro J, Pritchard A, Prouve C, Pugatch V, Puig Navarro A, Punzi G, Qian W, Quagliani R, Rachwal B, Rademacker JH, Rama M, Rangel MS, Raniuk I, Rauschmayr N, Raven G, Redi F, Reichert S, Reid MM, Dos Reis AC, Ricciardi S, Richards S, Rihl M, Rinnert K, Rives Molina V, Robbe P, Rodrigues AB, Rodrigues E, Rodriguez Lopez JA, Rodriguez Perez P, Roiser S, Romanovsky V, Romero Vidal A, Ronayne JW, Rotondo M, Rouvinet J, Ruf T, Ruiz Valls P, Saborido Silva JJ, Sagidova N, Sail P, Saitta B, Salustino Guimaraes V, Sanchez Mayordomo C, Sanmartin Sedes B, Santacesaria R, Santamarina Rios C, Santimaria M, Santovetti E, Sarti A, Satriano C, Satta A, Saunders DM, Savrina D, Schiller M, Schindler H, Schlupp M, Schmelling M, Schmelzer T, Schmidt B, Schneider O, Schopper A, Schubiger M, Schune MH, Schwemmer R, Sciascia B, Sciubba A, Semennikov A, Serra N, Serrano J, Sestini L, Seyfert P, Shapkin M, Shapoval I, Shcheglov Y, Shears T, Shekhtman L, Shevchenko V, Shires A, Siddi BG, Silva Coutinho R, Silva de Oliveira L, Simi G, Sirendi M, Skidmore N, Skillicorn I, Skwarnicki T, Smith E, Smith E, Smith IT, Smith J, Smith M, Snoek H, Sokoloff MD, Soler FJ, Soomro F, Souza D, Souza De Paula B, Spaan B, Spradlin P, Sridharan S, Stagni F, Stahl M, Stahl S, Stefkova S, Steinkamp O, Stenyakin O, Stevenson S, Stoica S, Stone S, Storaci B, Stracka S, Straticiuc M, Straumann U, Sun L, Sutcliffe W, Swientek K, Swientek S, Syropoulos V, Szczekowski M, Szumlak T, T’Jampens S, Tayduganov A, Tekampe T, Teklishyn M, Tellarini G, Teubert F, Thomas C, Thomas E, van Tilburg J, Tisserand V, Tobin M, Todd J, Tolk S, Tomassetti L, Tonelli D, Topp-Joergensen S, Torr N, Tournefier E, Tourneur S, Trabelsi K, Tran MT, Tresch M, Trisovic A, Tsaregorodtsev A, Tsopelas P, Tuning N, Ukleja A, Ustyuzhanin A, Uwer U, Vacca C, Vagnoni V, Valenti G, Vallier A, Vazquez Gomez R, Vazquez Regueiro P, Vázquez Sierra C, Vecchi S, Velthuis JJ, Veltri M, Veneziano G, Vesterinen M, Viaud B, Vieira D, Vieites Diaz M, Vilasis-Cardona X, Vollhardt A, Volyanskyy D, Voong D, Vorobyev A, Vorobyev V, Voß C, de Vries JA, Waldi R, Wallace C, Wallace R, Walsh J, Wandernoth S, Wang J, Ward DR, Watson NK, Websdale D, Weiden A, Whitehead M, Wilkinson G, Wilkinson M, Williams M, Williams MP, Williams M, Williams T, Wilson FF, Wimberley J, Wishahi J, Wislicki W, Witek M, Wormser G, Wotton SA, Wright S, Wyllie K, Xie Y, Xu Z, Yang Z, Yu J, Yuan X, Yushchenko O, Zangoli M, Zavertyaev M, Zhang L, Zhang Y, Zhelezov A, Zhokhov A, Zhong L, Zucchelli S, LHCb Collaboration

Abstract
A search is presented for hidden-sector bosons, χ, produced in the decay B^{0}→K^{*}(892)^{0}χ, with K^{*}(892)^{0}→K^{+}π^{-} and χ→μ^{+}μ^{-}. The search is performed using pp-collision data corresponding to 3.0  fb^{-1} collected with the LHCb detector. No significant signal is observed in the accessible mass range 214≤m(χ)≤4350  MeV, and upper limits are placed on the branching fraction product B(B^{0}→K^{*}(892)^{0}χ)×B(χ→μ^{+}μ^{-}) as a function of the mass and lifetime of the χ boson. These limits are of the order of 10^{-9} for χ lifetimes less than 100 ps over most of the m(χ) range, and place the most stringent constraints to date on many theories that predict the existence of additional low-mass bosons.

PMID: 26550866 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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Electric Field Control of Spin Lifetimes in Nb-SrTiO_{3} by Spin-Orbit Fields.

Electric Field Control of Spin Lifetimes in Nb-SrTiO_{3} by Spin-Orbit Fields.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Sep 25;115(13):136601

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Measurement of the Ratio of Branching Fractions B(B[over ¯]^{0}→D^{*+}τ^{-}ν[over ¯]_{τ})/B(B[over ¯]^{0}→D^{*+}μ^{-}ν[over ¯]_{μ}).

Measurement of the Ratio of Branching Fractions B(B[over ¯]^{0}→D^{*+}τ^{-}ν[over ¯]_{τ})/B(B[over ¯]^{0}→D^{*+}μ^{-}ν[over ¯]_{μ}).

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Sep 11;115(11):111803

Authors: Aaij R, Adeva B, Adinolfi M, Affolder A, Ajaltouni Z, Akar S, Albrecht J, Alessio F, Alexander M, Ali S, Alkhazov G, Alvarez Cartelle P, Alves AA, Amato S, Amerio S, Amhis Y, An L, Anderlini L, Anderson J, Andreassi G, Andreotti M, Andrews JE, Appleby RB, Aquines Gutierrez O, Archilli F, d’Argent P, Artamonov A, Artuso M, Aslanides E, Auriemma G, Baalouch M, Bachmann S, Back JJ, Badalov A, Baesso C, Baldini W, Barlow RJ, Barschel C, Barsuk S, Barter W, Batozskaya V, Battista V, Bay A, Beaucourt L, Beddow J, Bedeschi F, Bediaga I, Bel LJ, Bellee V, Belyaev I, Ben-Haim E, Bencivenni G, Benson S, Benton J, Berezhnoy A, Bernet R, Bertolin A, Bettler MO, van Beuzekom M, Bien A, Bifani S, Bird T, Birnkraut A, Bizzeti A, Blake T, Blanc F, Blouw J, Blusk S, Bocci V, Bondar A, Bondar N, Bonivento W, Borghi S, Borsato M, Bowcock TJ, Bowen E, Bozzi C, Braun S, Brett D, Britsch M, Britton T, Brodzicka J, Brook NH, Bursche A, Buytaert J, Cadeddu S, Calabrese R, Calvi M, Calvo Gomez M, Campana P, Campora Perez D, Capriotti L, Carbone A, Carboni G, Cardinale R, Cardini A, Carniti P, Carson L, Carvalho Akiba K, Casse G, Cassina L, Castillo Garcia L, Cattaneo M, Cauet C, Cavallero G, Cenci R, Charles M, Charpentier P, Chefdeville M, Chen S, Cheung SF, Chiapolini N, Chrzaszcz M, Cid Vidal X, Ciezarek G, Clarke PE, Clemencic M, Cliff HV, Closier J, Coco V, Cogan J, Cogneras E, Cogoni V, Cojocariu L, Collazuol G, Collins P, Comerma-Montells A, Contu A, Cook A, Coombes M, Coquereau S, Corti G, Corvo M, Couturier B, Cowan GA, Craik DC, Crocombe A, Cruz Torres M, Cunliffe S, Currie R, D’Ambrosio C, Dall’Occo E, Dalseno J, David PN, Davis A, De Bruyn K, De Capua S, De Cian M, De Miranda JM, De Paula L, De Simone P, Dean CT, Decamp D, Deckenhoff M, Del Buono L, Déléage N, Demmer M, Derkach D, Deschamps O, Dettori F, Dey B, Di Canto A, Di Ruscio F, Dijkstra H, Donleavy S, Dordei F, Dorigo M, Dosil Suárez A, Dossett D, Dovbnya A, Dreimanis K, Dufour L, Dujany G, Dupertuis F, Durante P, Dzhelyadin R, Dziurda A, Dzyuba A, Easo S, Egede U, Egorychev V, Eidelman S, Eisenhardt S, Eitschberger U, Ekelhof R, Eklund L, El Rifai I, Elsasser C, Ely S, Esen S, Evans HM, Evans T, Falabella A, Färber C, Farinelli C, Farley N, Farry S, Fay R, Ferguson D, Fernandez Albor V, Ferrari F, Ferreira Rodrigues F, Ferro-Luzzi M, Filippov S, Fiore M, Fiorini M, Firlej M, Fitzpatrick C, Fiutowski T, Fohl K, Fol P, Fontana M, Fontanelli F, Forty R, Francisco O, Frank M, Frei C, Frosini M, Fu J, Furfaro E, Gallas Torreira A, Galli D, Gallorini S, Gambetta S, Gandelman M, Gandini P, Gao Y, García Pardiñas J, Garra Tico J, Garrido L, Gascon D, Gaspar C, Gauld R, Gavardi L, Gazzoni G, Geraci A, Gerick D, Gersabeck E, Gersabeck M, Gershon T, Ghez P, Gianelle A, Gianì S, Gibson V, Girard OG, Giubega L, Gligorov VV, Göbel C, Golubkov D, Golutvin A, Gomes A, Gotti C, Grabalosa Gándara M, Graciani Diaz R, Granado Cardoso LA, Graugés E, Graverini E, Graziani G, Grecu A, Greening E, Gregson S, Griffith P, Grillo L, Grünberg O, Gui B, Gushchin E, Guz Y, Gys T, Hadavizadeh T, Hadjivasiliou C, Haefeli G, Haen C, Haines SC, Hall S, Hamilton B, Han X, Hansmann-Menzemer S, Harnew N, Harnew ST, Harrison J, He J, Head T, Heijne V, Hennessy K, Henrard P, Henry L, Hernando Morata JA, van Herwijnen E, Heß M, Hicheur A, Hill D, Hoballah M, Hombach C, Hulsbergen W, Humair T, Hussain N, Hutchcroft D, Hynds D, Idzik M, Ilten P, Jacobsson R, Jaeger A, Jalocha J, Jans E, Jawahery A, Jing F, John M, Johnson D, Jones CR, Joram C, Jost B, Jurik N, Kandybei S, Kanso W, Karacson M, Karbach TM, Karodia S, Kelsey M, Kenyon IR, Kenzie M, Ketel T, Khanji B, Khurewathanakul C, Klaver S, Klimaszewski K, Kochebina O, Kolpin M, Komarov I, Koopman RF, Koppenburg P, Kozeiha M, Kravchuk L, Kreplin K, Kreps M, Krocker G, Krokovny P, Kruse F, Kucewicz W, Kucharczyk M, Kudryavtsev V, Kuonen AK, Kurek K, Kvaratskheliya T, Lacarrere D, Lafferty G, Lai A, Lambert D, Lanfranchi G, Langenbruch C, Langhans B, Latham T, Lazzeroni C, Le Gac R, van Leerdam J, Lees JP, Lefèvre R, Leflat A, Lefrançois J, Leroy O, Lesiak T, Leverington B, Li Y, Likhomanenko T, Liles M, Lindner R, Linn C, Lionetto F, Liu B, Liu X, Loh D, Lohn S, Longstaff I, Lopes JH, Lucchesi D, Lucio Martinez M, Luo H, Lupato A, Luppi E, Lupton O, Lusardi N, Machefert F, Maciuc F, Maev O, Maguire K, Malde S, Malinin A, Manca G, Mancinelli G, Manning P, Mapelli A, Maratas J, Marchand JF, Marconi U, Marin Benito C, Marino P, Märki R, Marks J, Martellotti G, Martin M, Martinelli M, Martinez Santos D, Martinez Vidal F, Martins Tostes D, Massafferri A, Matev R, Mathad A, Mathe Z, Matteuzzi C, Matthieu K, Mauri A, Maurin B, Mazurov A, McCann M, McCarthy J, McNab A, McNulty R, Meadows B, Meier F, Meissner M, Melnychuk D, Merk M, Milanes DA, Minard MN, Mitzel DS, Molina Rodriguez J, Monroy IA, Monteil S, Morandin M, Morawski P, Mordà A, Morello MJ, Moron J, Morris AB, Mountain R, Muheim F, Müller J, Müller K, Müller V, Mussini M, Muster B, Naik P, Nakada T, Nandakumar R, Nandi A, Nasteva I, Needham M, Neri N, Neubert S, Neufeld N, Neuner M, Nguyen AD, Nguyen TD, Nguyen-Mau C, Niess V, Niet R, Nikitin N, Nikodem T, Ninci D, Novoselov A, O’Hanlon DP, Oblakowska-Mucha A, Obraztsov V, Ogilvy S, Okhrimenko O, Oldeman R, Onderwater CJ, Osorio Rodrigues B, Otalora Goicochea JM, Otto A, Owen P, Oyanguren A, Palano A, Palombo F, Palutan M, Panman J, Papanestis A, Pappagallo M, Pappalardo LL, Pappenheimer C, Parkes C, Passaleva G, Patel GD, Patel M, Patrignani C, Pearce A, Pellegrino A, Penso G, Pepe Altarelli M, Perazzini S, Perret P, Pescatore L, Petridis K, Petrolini A, Petruzzo M, Picatoste Olloqui E, Pietrzyk B, Pilař T, Pinci D, Pistone A, Piucci A, Playfer S, Plo Casasus M, Poikela T, Polci F, Poluektov A, Polyakov I, Polycarpo E, Popov A, Popov D, Popovici B, Potterat C, Price E, Price JD, Prisciandaro J, Pritchard A, Prouve C, Pugatch V, Puig Navarro A, Punzi G, Qian W, Quagliani R, Rachwal B, Rademacker JH, Rama M, Rangel MS, Raniuk I, Rauschmayr N, Raven G, Redi F, Reichert S, Reid MM, Dos Reis AC, Ricciardi S, Richards S, Rihl M, Rinnert K, Rives Molina V, Robbe P, Rodrigues AB, Rodrigues E, Rodriguez Lopez JA, Rodriguez Perez P, Roiser S, Romanovsky V, Romero Vidal A, Ronayne JW, Rotondo M, Rouvinet J, Ruf T, Ruiz H, Ruiz Valls P, Saborido Silva JJ, Sagidova N, Sail P, Saitta B, Salustino Guimaraes V, Sanchez Mayordomo C, Sanmartin Sedes B, Santacesaria R, Santamarina Rios C, Santimaria M, Santovetti E, Sarti A, Satriano C, Satta A, Saunders DM, Savrina D, Schiller M, Schindler H, Schlupp M, Schmelling M, Schmelzer T, Schmidt B, Schneider O, Schopper A, Schubiger M, Schune MH, Schwemmer R, Sciascia B, Sciubba A, Semennikov A, Serra N, Serrano J, Sestini L, Seyfert P, Shapkin M, Shapoval I, Shcheglov Y, Shears T, Shekhtman L, Shevchenko V, Shires A, Siddi BG, Silva Coutinho R, Simi G, Sirendi M, Skidmore N, Skillicorn I, Skwarnicki T, Smith E, Smith E, Smith IT, Smith J, Smith M, Snoek H, Sokoloff MD, Soler FJ, Soomro F, Souza D, Souza De Paula B, Spaan B, Spradlin P, Sridharan S, Stagni F, Stahl M, Stahl S, Steinkamp O, Stenyakin O, Sterpka F, Stevenson S, Stoica S, Stone S, Storaci B, Stracka S, Straticiuc M, Straumann U, Sun L, Sutcliffe W, Swientek K, Swientek S, Syropoulos V, Szczekowski M, Szczypka P, Szumlak T, T’Jampens S, Tayduganov A, Tekampe T, Teklishyn M, Tellarini G, Teubert F, Thomas C, Thomas E, van Tilburg J, Tisserand V, Tobin M, Todd J, Tolk S, Tomassetti L, Tonelli D, Topp-Joergensen S, Torr N, Tournefier E, Tourneur S, Trabelsi K, Tran MT, Tresch M, Trisovic A, Tsaregorodtsev A, Tsopelas P, Tuning N, Ukleja A, Ustyuzhanin A, Uwer U, Vacca C, Vagnoni V, Valenti G, Vallier A, Vazquez Gomez R, Vazquez Regueiro P, Vázquez Sierra C, Vecchi S, Velthuis JJ, Veltri M, Veneziano G, Vesterinen M, Viaud B, Vieira D, Vieites Diaz M, Vilasis-Cardona X, Vollhardt A, Volyanskyy D, Voong D, Vorobyev A, Vorobyev V, Voß C, de Vries JA, Waldi R, Wallace C, Wallace R, Walsh J, Wandernoth S, Wang J, Ward DR, Watson NK, Websdale D, Weiden A, Whitehead M, Wilkinson G, Wilkinson M, Williams M, Williams MP, Williams M, Williams T, Wilson FF, Wimberley J, Wishahi J, Wislicki W, Witek M, Wormser G, Wotton SA, Wright S, Wyllie K, Xie Y, Xu Z, Yang Z, Yu J, Yuan X, Yushchenko O, Zangoli M, Zavertyaev M, Zhang L, Zhang Y, Zhelezov A, Zhokhov A, Zhong L, Zucchelli S, LHCb Collaboration

Abstract
The branching fraction ratio R(D^{*})≡B(B[over ¯]^{0}→D^{*+}τ^{-}ν[over ¯]_{τ})/B(B[over ¯]^{0}→D^{*+}μ^{-}ν[over ¯]_{μ}) is measured using a sample of proton-proton collision data corresponding to 3.0  fb^{-1} of integrated luminosity recorded by the LHCb experiment during 2011 and 2012. The tau lepton is identified in the decay mode τ^{-}→μ^{-}ν[over ¯]_{μ}ν_{τ}. The semitauonic decay is sensitive to contributions from non-standard-model particles that preferentially couple to the third generation of fermions, in particular, Higgs-like charged scalars. A multidimensional fit to kinematic distributions of the candidate B[over ¯]^{0} decays gives R(D^{*})=0.336±0.027(stat)±0.030(syst). This result, which is the first measurement of this quantity at a hadron collider, is 2.1 standard deviations larger than the value expected from lepton universality in the standard model.

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Observation of Z_{c}(3900)^{0} in e^{+}e^{-}→π^{0}π^{0}J/ψ.

Observation of Z_{c}(3900)^{0} in e^{+}e^{-}→π^{0}π^{0}J/ψ.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Sep 11;115(11):112003

Authors: Ablikim M, Achasov MN, Ai XC, Albayrak O, Albrecht M, Ambrose DJ, Amoroso A, An FF, An Q, Bai JZ, Ferroli RB, Ban Y, Bennett DW, Bennett JV, Bertani M, Bettoni D, Bian JM, Bianchi F, Boger E, Boyko I, Briere RA, Cai H, Cai X, Cakir O, Calcaterra A, Cao GF, Cetin SA, Chang JF, Chelkov G, Chen G, Chen HS, Chen HY, Chen JC, Chen ML, Chen SJ, Chen X, Chen XR, Chen YB, Cheng HP, Chu XK, Cibinetto G, Dai HL, Dai JP, Dbeyssi A, Dedovich D, Deng ZY, Denig A, Denysenko I, Destefanis M, De Mori F, Ding Y, Dong C, Dong J, Dong LY, Dong MY, Du SX, Duan PF, Eren EE, Fan JZ, Fang J, Fang SS, Fang X, Fang Y, Fava L, Feldbauer F, Felici G, Feng CQ, Fioravanti E, Fritsch M, Fu CD, Gao Q, Gao XY, Gao Y, Gao Z, Garzia I, Geng C, Goetzen K, Gong WX, Gradl W, Greco M, Gu MH, Gu YT, Guan YH, Guo AQ, Guo LB, Guo Y, Guo YP, Haddadi Z, Hafner A, Han S, Han YL, Hao XQ, Harris FA, He KL, He ZY, Held T, Heng YK, Hou ZL, Hu C, Hu HM, Hu JF, Hu T, Hu Y, Huang GM, Huang GS, Huang HP, Huang JS, Huang XT, Huang Y, Hussain T, Ji Q, Ji QP, Ji XB, Ji XL, Jiang LL, Jiang LW, Jiang XS, Jiang XY, Jiao JB, Jiao Z, Jin DP, Jin S, Johansson T, Julin A, Kalantar-Nayestanaki N, Kang XL, Kang XS, Kavatsyuk M, Ke BC, Kiese P, Kliemt R, Kloss B, Kolcu OB, Kopf B, Kornicer M, Kühn W, Kupsc A, Lange JS, Lara M, Larin P, Leng C, Li C, Li CH, Li C, Li DM, Li F, Li G, Li HB, Li JC, Li J, Li K, Li K, Li L, Li PR, Li T, Li WD, Li WG, Li XL, Li XM, Li XN, Li XQ, Li ZB, Liang H, Liang YF, Liang YT, Liao GR, Lin DX, Liu BJ, Liu CX, Liu FH, Liu F, Liu F, Liu HB, Liu HH, Liu HH, Liu HM, Liu J, Liu JB, Liu JP, Liu JY, Liu K, Liu KY, Liu LD, Liu PL, Liu Q, Liu SB, Liu X, Liu XX, Liu YB, Liu ZA, Liu Z, Liu Z, Loehner H, Lou XC, Lu HJ, Lu JG, Lu RQ, Lu Y, Lu YP, Luo CL, Luo MX, Luo T, Luo XL, Lv M, Lyu XR, Ma FC, Ma HL, Ma LL, Ma QM, Ma T, Ma XN, Ma XY, Maas FE, Maggiora M, Mao YJ, Mao ZP, Marcello S, Messchendorp JG, Min J, Min TJ, Mitchell RE, Mo XH, Mo YJ, Morales CM, Moriya K, Muchnoi NY, Muramatsu H, Nefedov Y, Nerling F, Nikolaev IB, Ning Z, Nisar S, Niu SL, Niu XY, Olsen SL, Ouyang Q, Pacetti S, Patteri P, Pelizaeus M, Peng HP, Peters K, Pettersson J, Ping JL, Ping RG, Poling R, Prasad V, Pu YN, Qi M, Qian S, Qiao CF, Qin LQ, Qin N, Qin XS, Qin Y, Qin ZH, Qiu JF, Rashid KH, Redmer CF, Ren HL, Ripka M, Rong G, Rosner C, Ruan XD, Santoro V, Sarantsev A, Savrié M, Schoenning K, Schumann S, Shan W, Shao M, Shen CP, Shen PX, Shen XY, Sheng HY, Song WM, Song XY, Sosio S, Spataro S, Sun GX, Sun JF, Sun SS, Sun YJ, Sun YZ, Sun ZJ, Sun ZT, Tang CJ, Tang X, Tapan I, Thorndike EH, Tiemens M, Ullrich M, Uman I, Varner GS, Wang B, Wang BL, Wang D, Wang DY, Wang K, Wang LL, Wang LS, Wang M, Wang P, Wang PL, Wang SG, Wang W, Wang XF, Wang YD, Wang YF, Wang YQ, Wang Z, Wang ZG, Wang ZH, Wang ZY, Weber T, Wei DH, Wei JB, Weidenkaff P, Wen SP, Wiedner U, Wolke M, Wu LH, Wu Z, Xia LG, Xia Y, Xiao D, Xiao ZJ, Xie YG, Xiu QL, Xu GF, Xu L, Xu QJ, Xu QN, Xu XP, Yan L, Yan WB, Yan WC, Yan YH, Yang HJ, Yang HX, Yang L, Yang Y, Yang YX, Ye H, Ye M, Ye MH, Yin JH, Yu BX, Yu CX, Yu HW, Yu JS, Yuan CZ, Yuan WL, Yuan Y, Yuncu A, Zafar AA, Zallo A, Zeng Y, Zhang BX, Zhang BY, Zhang C, Zhang CC, Zhang DH, Zhang HH, Zhang HY, Zhang JJ, Zhang JL, Zhang JQ, Zhang JW, Zhang JY, Zhang JZ, Zhang K, Zhang L, Zhang SH, Zhang XY, Zhang Y, Zhang YN, Zhang YH, Zhang YT, Zhang Y, Zhang ZH, Zhang ZP, Zhang ZY, Zhao G, Zhao JW, Zhao JY, Zhao JZ, Zhao L, Zhao L, Zhao MG, Zhao Q, Zhao QW, Zhao SJ, Zhao TC, Zhao YB, Zhao ZG, Zhemchugov A, Zheng B, Zheng JP, Zheng WJ, Zheng YH, Zhong B, Zhou L, Zhou L, Zhou X, Zhou XK, Zhou XR, Zhou XY, Zhu K, Zhu KJ, Zhu S, Zhu XL, Zhu YC, Zhu YS, Zhu ZA, Zhuang J, Zotti L, Zou BS, Zou JH, BESIII Collaboration

Abstract
Using a data sample collected with the BESIII detector operating at the BEPCII storage ring, we observe a new neutral state Z_{c}(3900)^{0} with a significance of 10.4σ. The mass and width are measured to be 3894.8±2.3±3.2  MeV/c^{2} and 29.6±8.2±8.2  MeV, respectively, where the first error is statistical and the second systematic. The Born cross section for e^{+}e^{-}→π^{0}π^{0}J/ψ and the fraction of it attributable to π^{0}Z_{c}(3900)^{0}→π^{0}π^{0}J/ψ in the range E_{c.m.}=4.19-4.42  GeV are also determined. We interpret this state as the neutral partner of the four-quark candidate Z_{c}(3900)^{±}.

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First Observation of Top Quark Production in the Forward Region.

First Observation of Top Quark Production in the Forward Region.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Sep 11;115(11):112001

Authors: Aaij R, Adeva B, Adinolfi M, Affolder A, Ajaltouni Z, Akar S, Albrecht J, Alessio F, Alexander M, Ali S, Alkhazov G, Alvarez Cartelle P, Alves AA, Amato S, Amerio S, Amhis Y, An L, Anderlini L, Anderson J, Andreotti M, Andrews JE, Appleby RB, Aquines Gutierrez O, Archilli F, d’Argent P, Artamonov A, Artuso M, Aslanides E, Auriemma G, Baalouch M, Bachmann S, Back JJ, Badalov A, Baesso C, Baldini W, Barlow RJ, Barschel C, Barsuk S, Barter W, Batozskaya V, Battista V, Bay A, Beaucourt L, Beddow J, Bedeschi F, Bediaga I, Bel LJ, Belyaev I, Ben-Haim E, Bencivenni G, Benson S, Benton J, Berezhnoy A, Bernet R, Bertolin A, Bettler MO, van Beuzekom M, Bien A, Bifani S, Bird T, Birnkraut A, Bizzeti A, Blake T, Blanc F, Blouw J, Blusk S, Bocci V, Bondar A, Bondar N, Bonivento W, Borghi S, Borsato M, Bowcock TJ, Bowen E, Bozzi C, Braun S, Brett D, Britsch M, Britton T, Brodzicka J, Brook NH, Bursche A, Buytaert J, Cadeddu S, Calabrese R, Calvi M, Calvo Gomez M, Campana P, Campora Perez D, Capriotti L, Carbone A, Carboni G, Cardinale R, Cardini A, Carniti P, Carson L, Carvalho Akiba K, Casse G, Cassina L, Castillo Garcia L, Cattaneo M, Cauet C, Cavallero G, Cenci R, Charles M, Charpentier P, Chefdeville M, Chen S, Cheung SF, Chiapolini N, Chrzaszcz M, Cid Vidal X, Ciezarek G, Clarke PE, Clemencic M, Cliff HV, Closier J, Coco V, Cogan J, Cogneras E, Cogoni V, Cojocariu L, Collazuol G, Collins P, Comerma-Montells A, Contu A, Cook A, Coombes M, Coquereau S, Corti G, Corvo M, Couturier B, Cowan GA, Craik DC, Crocombe A, Cruz Torres M, Cunliffe S, Currie R, D’Ambrosio C, Dalseno J, David PN, Davis A, De Bruyn K, De Capua S, De Cian M, De Miranda JM, De Paula L, De Silva W, De Simone P, Dean CT, Decamp D, Deckenhoff M, Del Buono L, Déléage N, Demmer M, Derkach D, Deschamps O, Dettori F, Di Canto A, Di Ruscio F, Dijkstra H, Donleavy S, Dordei F, Dorigo M, Dosil Suárez A, Dossett D, Dovbnya A, Dreimanis K, Dufour L, Dujany G, Dupertuis F, Durante P, Dzhelyadin R, Dziurda A, Dzyuba A, Easo S, Egede U, Egorychev V, Eidelman S, Eisenhardt S, Eitschberger U, Ekelhof R, Eklund L, El Rifai I, Elsasser C, Ely S, Esen S, Evans HM, Evans T, Falabella A, Färber C, Farinelli C, Farley N, Farry S, Fay R, Ferguson D, Fernandez Albor V, Ferrari F, Ferreira Rodrigues F, Ferro-Luzzi M, Filippov S, Fiore M, Fiorini M, Firlej M, Fitzpatrick C, Fiutowski T, Fohl K, Fol P, Fontana M, Fontanelli F, Forty R, Francisco O, Frank M, Frei C, Frosini M, Fu J, Furfaro E, Gallas Torreira A, Galli D, Gallorini S, Gambetta S, Gandelman M, Gandini P, Gao Y, García Pardiñas J, Garofoli J, Garra Tico J, Garrido L, Gascon D, Gaspar C, Gastaldi U, Gauld R, Gavardi L, Gazzoni G, Geraci A, Gerick D, Gersabeck E, Gersabeck M, Gershon T, Ghez P, Gianelle A, Gianì S, Gibson V, Girard OG, Giubega L, Gligorov VV, Göbel C, Golubkov D, Golutvin A, Gomes A, Gotti C, Grabalosa Gándara M, Graciani Diaz R, Granado Cardoso LA, Graugés E, Graverini E, Graziani G, Grecu A, Greening E, Gregson S, Griffith P, Grillo L, Grünberg O, Gui B, Gushchin E, Guz Y, Gys T, Hadavizadeh T, Hadjivasiliou C, Haefeli G, Haen C, Haines SC, Hall S, Hamilton B, Hampson T, Han X, Hansmann-Menzemer S, Harnew N, Harnew ST, Harrison J, He J, Head T, Heijne V, Hennessy K, Henrard P, Henry L, Hernando Morata JA, van Herwijnen E, Heß M, Hicheur A, Hill D, Hoballah M, Hombach C, Hulsbergen W, Humair T, Hussain N, Hutchcroft D, Hynds D, Idzik M, Ilten P, Jacobsson R, Jaeger A, Jalocha J, Jans E, Jawahery A, Jing F, John M, Johnson D, Jones CR, Joram C, Jost B, Jurik N, Kandybei S, Kanso W, Karacson M, Karbach TM, Karodia S, Kelsey M, Kenyon IR, Kenzie M, Ketel T, Khanji B, Khurewathanakul C, Klaver S, Klimaszewski K, Kochebina O, Kolpin M, Komarov I, Koopman RF, Koppenburg P, Korolev M, Kozeiha M, Kravchuk L, Kreplin K, Kreps M, Krocker G, Krokovny P, Kruse F, Kucewicz W, Kucharczyk M, Kudryavtsev V, Kuonen AK, Kurek K, Kvaratskheliya T, La Thi VN, Lacarrere D, Lafferty G, Lai A, Lambert D, Lambert RW, Lanfranchi G, Langenbruch C, Langhans B, Latham T, Lazzeroni C, Le Gac R, van Leerdam J, Lees JP, Lefèvre R, Leflat A, Lefrançois J, Leroy O, Lesiak T, Leverington B, Li Y, Likhomanenko T, Liles M, Lindner R, Linn C, Lionetto F, Liu B, Liu X, Loh D, Lohn S, Longstaff I, Lopes JH, Lucchesi D, Lucio Martinez M, Luo H, Lupato A, Luppi E, Lupton O, Machefert F, Maciuc F, Maev O, Maguire K, Malde S, Malinin A, Manca G, Mancinelli G, Manning P, Mapelli A, Maratas J, Marchand JF, Marconi U, Marin Benito C, Marino P, Märki R, Marks J, Martellotti G, Martin M, Martinelli M, Martinez Santos D, Martinez Vidal F, Martins Tostes D, Massafferri A, Matev R, Mathad A, Mathe Z, Matteuzzi C, Matthieu K, Mauri A, Maurin B, Mazurov A, McCann M, McCarthy J, McNab A, McNulty R, Meadows B, Meier F, Meissner M, Melnychuk D, Merk M, Milanes DA, Minard MN, Mitzel DS, Molina Rodriguez J, Monteil S, Morandin M, Morawski P, Mordà A, Morello MJ, Moron J, Morris AB, Mountain R, Muheim F, Müller J, Müller K, Müller V, Mussini M, Muster B, Naik P, Nakada T, Nandakumar R, Nandi A, Nasteva I, Needham M, Neri N, Neubert S, Neufeld N, Neuner M, Nguyen AD, Nguyen TD, Nguyen-Mau C, Niess V, Niet R, Nikitin N, Nikodem T, Ninci D, Novoselov A, O’Hanlon DP, Oblakowska-Mucha A, Obraztsov V, Ogilvy S, Okhrimenko O, Oldeman R, Onderwater CJ, Osorio Rodrigues B, Otalora Goicochea JM, Otto A, Owen P, Oyanguren A, Palano A, Palombo F, Palutan M, Panman J, Papanestis A, Pappagallo M, Pappalardo LL, Pappenheimer C, Parkes C, Passaleva G, Patel GD, Patel M, Patrignani C, Pearce A, Pellegrino A, Penso G, Pepe Altarelli M, Perazzini S, Perret P, Pescatore L, Petridis K, Petrolini A, Petruzzo M, Picatoste Olloqui E, Pietrzyk B, Pilař T, Pinci D, Pistone A, Piucci A, Playfer S, Plo Casasus M, Poikela T, Polci F, Poluektov A, Polyakov I, Polycarpo E, Popov A, Popov D, Popovici B, Potterat C, Price E, Price JD, Prisciandaro J, Pritchard A, Prouve C, Pugatch V, Puig Navarro A, Punzi G, Qian W, Quagliani R, Rachwal B, Rademacker JH, 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J, Smith M, Snoek H, Sokoloff MD, Soler FJ, Souza D, Souza De Paula B, Spaan B, Spradlin P, Sridharan S, Stagni F, Stahl M, Stahl S, Steinkamp O, Stenyakin O, Sterpka F, Stevenson S, Stoica S, Stone S, Storaci B, Stracka S, Straticiuc M, Straumann U, Sun L, Sutcliffe W, Swientek K, Swientek S, Syropoulos V, Szczekowski M, Szczypka P, Szumlak T, T’Jampens S, Tekampe T, Teklishyn M, Tellarini G, Teubert F, Thomas C, Thomas E, van Tilburg J, Tisserand V, Tobin M, Todd J, Tolk S, Tomassetti L, Tonelli D, Topp-Joergensen S, Torr N, Tournefier E, Tourneur S, Trabelsi K, Tran MT, Tresch M, Trisovic A, Tsaregorodtsev A, Tsopelas P, Tuning N, Ukleja A, Ustyuzhanin A, Uwer U, Vacca C, Vagnoni V, Valenti G, Vallier A, Vazquez Gomez R, Vazquez Regueiro P, Vázquez Sierra C, Vecchi S, Velthuis JJ, Veltri M, Veneziano G, Vesterinen M, Viaud B, Vieira D, Vieites Diaz M, Vilasis-Cardona X, Vollhardt A, Volyanskyy D, Voong D, Vorobyev A, Vorobyev V, Voß C, de Vries JA, Waldi R, Wallace C, Wallace R, Walsh J, Wandernoth S, Wang J, Ward DR, Watson NK, Websdale D, Weiden A, Whitehead M, Wiedner D, Wilkinson G, Wilkinson M, Williams M, Williams MP, Williams M, Williams T, Wilson FF, Wimberley J, Wishahi J, Wislicki W, Witek M, Wormser G, Wotton SA, Wright S, Wyllie K, Xie Y, Xu Z, Yang Z, Yu J, Yuan X, Yushchenko O, Zangoli M, Zavertyaev M, Zhang L, Zhang Y, Zhelezov A, Zhokhov A, Zhong L, LHCb Collaboration

Abstract
Top quark production in the forward region in proton-proton collisions is observed for the first time. The W+b final state with W→μν is reconstructed using muons with a transverse momentum, p_{T}, larger than 25 GeV in the pseudorapidity range 2.0<η<4.5. The b jets are required to have 50<p_{T}<100  GeV and 2.2<η<4.2, while the transverse component of the sum of the muon and b-jet momenta must satisfy p_{T}>20  GeV. The results are based on data corresponding to integrated luminosities of 1.0 and 2.0  fb^{-1} collected at center-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV by LHCb. The inclusive top quark production cross sections in the fiducial region are σ(top)[7  TeV]=239±53(stat)±33(syst)±24(theory)  fb,σ(top)[8  TeV]=289±43(stat)±40(syst)±29(theory)  fb.These results, along with the observed differential yields and charge asymmetries, are in agreement with next-to-leading order standard model predictions.

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Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Aug 14;115(7):072001

Authors: Aaij R, Adeva B, Adinolfi M, Affolder A, Ajaltouni Z, Akar S, Albrecht J, Alessio F, Alexander M, Ali S, Alkhazov G, Alvarez Cartelle P, Alves AA, Amato S, Amerio S, Amhis Y, An L, Anderlini L, Anderson J, Andreassi G, Andreotti M, Andrews JE, Appleby RB, Aquines Gutierrez O, Archilli F, d’Argent P, Artamonov A, Artuso M, Aslanides E, Auriemma G, Baalouch M, Bachmann S, Back JJ, Badalov A, Baesso C, Baldini W, Barlow RJ, Barschel C, Barsuk S, Barter W, Batozskaya V, Battista V, Bay A, Beaucourt L, Beddow J, Bedeschi F, Bediaga I, Bel LJ, Bellee V, Belloli N, Belyaev I, Ben-Haim E, Bencivenni G, Benson S, Benton J, Berezhnoy A, Bernet R, Bertolin A, Bettler MO, van Beuzekom M, Bien A, Bifani S, Billoir P, Bird T, Birnkraut A, Bizzeti A, Blake T, Blanc F, Blouw J, Blusk S, Bocci V, Bondar A, Bondar N, Bonivento W, Borghi S, Borsato M, Bowcock TJ, Bowen E, Bozzi C, Braun S, Britsch M, Britton T, Brodzicka J, Brook NH, Bursche A, Buytaert J, Cadeddu S, Calabrese R, Calvi M, Calvo Gomez M, Campana P, Campora Perez D, Capriotti L, Carbone A, Carboni G, Cardinale R, Cardini A, Carniti P, Carson L, Carvalho Akiba K, Casse G, Cassina L, Castillo Garcia L, Cattaneo M, Cauet Ch, Cavallero G, Cenci R, Charles M, Charpentier P, Chefdeville M, Chen S, Cheung SF, Chiapolini N, Chrzaszcz M, Cid Vidal X, Ciezarek G, Clarke PE, Clemencic M, Cliff HV, Closier J, Coco V, Cogan J, Cogneras E, Cogoni V, Cojocariu L, Collazuol G, Collins P, Comerma-Montells A, Contu A, Cook A, Coombes M, Coquereau S, Corti G, Corvo M, Couturier B, Cowan GA, Craik DC, Crocombe A, Cruz Torres M, Cunliffe S, Currie R, D’Ambrosio C, Dall’Occo E, Dalseno J, David PN, Davis A, De Bruyn K, De Capua S, De Cian M, De Miranda JM, De Paula L, De Simone P, Dean CT, Decamp D, Deckenhoff M, Del Buono L, Déléage N, Demmer M, Derkach D, Deschamps O, Dettori F, Dey B, Di Canto A, Di Ruscio F, Dijkstra H, Donleavy S, Dordei F, Dorigo M, Dosil Suárez A, Dossett D, Dovbnya A, Dreimanis K, Dufour L, Dujany G, 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S, Griffith P, Grillo L, Grünberg O, Gui B, Gushchin E, Guz Y, Gys T, Hadavizadeh T, Hadjivasiliou C, Haefeli G, Haen C, Haines SC, Hall S, Hamilton B, Han X, Hansmann-Menzemer S, Harnew N, Harnew ST, Harrison J, He J, Head T, Heijne V, Hennessy K, Henrard P, Henry L, Hernando Morata JA, van Herwijnen E, Heß M, Hicheur A, Hill D, Hoballah M, Hombach C, Hulsbergen W, Humair T, Hussain N, Hutchcroft D, Hynds D, Idzik M, Ilten P, Jacobsson R, Jaeger A, Jalocha J, Jans E, Jawahery A, Jing F, John M, Johnson D, Jones CR, Joram C, Jost B, Jurik N, Kandybei S, Kanso W, Karacson M, Karbach TM, Karodia S, Kecke M, Kelsey M, Kenyon IR, Kenzie M, Ketel T, Khanji B, Khurewathanakul C, Klaver S, Klimaszewski K, Kochebina O, Kolpin M, Komarov I, Koopman RF, Koppenburg P, Kozeiha M, Kravchuk L, Kreplin K, Kreps M, Krocker G, Krokovny P, Kruse F, Krzemien W, Kucewicz W, Kucharczyk M, Kudryavtsev V, Kuonen AK, Kurek K, Kvaratskheliya T, Lacarrere D, Lafferty G, Lai A, Lambert D, Lanfranchi G, Langenbruch C, Langhans B, Latham T, Lazzeroni C, Le Gac R, van Leerdam J, Lees JP, Lefèvre R, Leflat A, Lefrançois J, Leroy O, Lesiak T, Leverington B, Li Y, Likhomanenko T, Liles M, Lindner R, Linn C, Lionetto F, Liu B, Liu X, Loh D, Longstaff I, Lopes JH, Lucchesi D, Lucio Martinez M, Luo H, Lupato A, Luppi E, Lupton O, Lusardi N, Lusiani A, Machefert F, Maciuc F, Maev O, Maguire K, Malde S, Malinin A, Manca G, Mancinelli G, Manning P, Mapelli A, Maratas J, Marchand JF, Marconi U, Marin Benito C, Marino P, Marks J, Martellotti G, Martin M, Martinelli M, Martinez Santos D, Martinez Vidal F, Martins Tostes D, Massafferri A, Matev R, Mathad A, Mathe Z, Matteuzzi C, Mauri A, Maurin B, Mazurov A, McCann M, McCarthy J, McNab A, McNulty R, Meadows B, Meier F, Meissner M, Melnychuk D, Merk M, Milanes DA, Minard MN, Mitzel DS, Molina Rodriguez J, Monroy IA, Monteil S, Morandin M, Morawski P, Mordà A, Morello MJ, Moron J, Morris AB, Mountain R, Muheim F, Müller J, Müller K, Müller V, Mussini M, Muster B, Naik P, Nakada T, Nandakumar R, Nandi A, Nasteva I, Needham M, Neri N, Neubert S, Neufeld N, Neuner M, Nguyen AD, Nguyen TD, Nguyen-Mau C, Niess V, Niet R, Nikitin N, Nikodem T, Ninci D, Novoselov A, O’Hanlon DP, Oblakowska-Mucha A, Obraztsov V, Ogilvy S, Okhrimenko O, Oldeman R, Onderwater CJ, Osorio Rodrigues B, Otalora Goicochea JM, Otto A, Owen P, Oyanguren A, Palano A, Palombo F, Palutan M, Panman J, Papanestis A, Pappagallo M, Pappalardo LL, Pappenheimer C, Parkes C, Passaleva G, Patel GD, Patel M, Patrignani C, Pearce A, Pellegrino A, Penso G, Pepe Altarelli M, Perazzini S, Perret P, Pescatore L, Petridis K, Petrolini A, Petruzzo M, Picatoste Olloqui E, Pietrzyk B, Pilař T, Pinci D, Pistone A, Piucci A, Playfer S, Plo Casasus M, Poikela T, Polci F, Poluektov A, Polyakov I, Polycarpo E, Popov A, Popov D, Popovici B, Potterat C, Price E, Price JD, Prisciandaro J, Pritchard A, Prouve C, Pugatch V, Puig Navarro A, Punzi G, Qian W, Quagliani R, Rachwal B, Rademacker JH, Rama M, Rangel MS, Raniuk I, Rauschmayr N, Raven G, Redi F, Reichert S, Reid MM, Dos Reis AC, Ricciardi S, Richards S, Rihl M, Rinnert K, Rives Molina V, Robbe P, Rodrigues AB, Rodrigues E, Rodriguez Lopez JA, Rodriguez Perez P, Roiser S, Romanovsky V, Romero Vidal A, Ronayne JW, Rotondo M, Rouvinet J, Ruf T, Ruiz Valls P, Saborido Silva JJ, Sagidova N, Sail P, Saitta B, Salustino Guimaraes V, Sanchez Mayordomo C, Sanmartin Sedes B, Santacesaria R, Santamarina Rios C, Santimaria M, Santovetti E, Sarti A, Satriano C, Satta A, Saunders DM, Savrina D, Schiller M, Schindler H, Schlupp M, Schmelling M, Schmelzer T, Schmidt B, Schneider O, Schopper A, Schubiger M, Schune MH, Schwemmer R, Sciascia B, Sciubba A, Semennikov A, Serra N, Serrano J, Sestini L, Seyfert P, Shapkin M, Shapoval I, Shcheglov Y, Shears T, Shekhtman L, Shevchenko V, Shires A, Siddi BG, Silva Coutinho R, Simi G, Sirendi M, Skidmore N, Skillicorn I, Skwarnicki T, Smith E, Smith E, Smith IT, Smith J, Smith M, Snoek H, Sokoloff MD, Soler FJ, Soomro F, Souza D, Souza De Paula B, Spaan B, Spradlin P, Sridharan S, Stagni F, Stahl M, Stahl S, Stefkova S, Steinkamp O, Stenyakin O, Stevenson S, Stoica S, Stone S, Storaci B, Stracka S, Straticiuc M, Straumann U, Sun L, Sutcliffe W, Swientek K, Swientek S, Syropoulos V, Szczekowski M, Szczypka P, Szumlak T, T’Jampens S, Tayduganov A, Tekampe T, Teklishyn M, Tellarini G, Teubert F, Thomas C, Thomas E, van Tilburg J, Tisserand V, Tobin M, Todd J, Tolk S, Tomassetti L, Tonelli D, Topp-Joergensen S, Torr N, Tournefier E, Tourneur S, Trabelsi K, Tran MT, Tresch M, Trisovic A, Tsaregorodtsev A, Tsopelas P, Tuning N, Ukleja A, Ustyuzhanin A, Uwer U, Vacca C, Vagnoni V, Valenti G, Vallier A, Vazquez Gomez R, Vazquez Regueiro P, Vázquez Sierra C, Vecchi S, Velthuis JJ, Veltri M, Veneziano G, Vesterinen M, Viaud B, Vieira D, Vieites Diaz M, Vilasis-Cardona X, Vollhardt A, Volyanskyy D, Voong D, Vorobyev A, Vorobyev V, Voß C, de Vries JA, Waldi R, Wallace C, Wallace R, Walsh J, Wandernoth S, Wang J, Ward DR, Watson NK, Websdale D, Weiden A, Whitehead M, Wilkinson G, Wilkinson M, Williams M, Williams MP, Williams M, Williams T, Wilson FF, Wimberley J, Wishahi J, Wislicki W, Witek M, Wormser G, Wotton SA, Wright S, Wyllie K, Xie Y, Xu Z, Yang Z, Yu J, Yuan X, Yushchenko O, Zangoli M, Zavertyaev M, Zhang L, Zhang Y, Zhelezov A, Zhokhov A, Zhong L, Zucchelli S, LHCb Collaboration

Abstract
Observations of exotic structures in the J/ψp channel, which we refer to as charmonium-pentaquark states, in Λ_{b}^{0}→J/ψK^{-}p decays are presented. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3  fb^{-1} acquired with the LHCb detector from 7 and 8 TeV pp collisions. An amplitude analysis of the three-body final state reproduces the two-body mass and angular distributions. To obtain a satisfactory fit of the structures seen in the J/ψp mass spectrum, it is necessary to include two Breit-Wigner amplitudes that each describe a resonant state. The significance of each of these resonances is more than 9 standard deviations. One has a mass of 4380±8±29  MeV and a width of 205±18±86  MeV, while the second is narrower, with a mass of 4449.8±1.7±2.5  MeV and a width of 39±5±19  MeV. The preferred J^{P} assignments are of opposite parity, with one state having spin 3/2 and the other 5/2.

PMID: 26317714 [PubMed – in process]

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Observation of the B_{s}^{0}→η^{‘}η^{‘} Decay.

Observation of the B_{s}^{0}→η^{‘}η^{‘} Decay.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Jul 31;115(5):051801

Authors: Aaij R, Adeva B, Adinolfi M, Affolder A, Ajaltouni Z, Akar S, Albrecht J, Alessio F, Alexander M, Ali S, Alkhazov G, Alvarez Cartelle P, Alves AA, Amato S, Amerio S, Amhis Y, An L, Anderlini L, Anderson J, Andreassen R, Andreotti M, Andrews JE, Appleby RB, Aquines Gutierrez O, Archilli F, Artamonov A, Artuso M, Aslanides E, Auriemma G, Baalouch M, Bachmann S, Back JJ, Badalov A, Baesso C, Baldini W, Barlow RJ, Barschel C, Barsuk S, Barter W, Batozskaya V, Battista V, Bay A, Beaucourt L, Beddow J, Bedeschi F, Bediaga I, Bel LJ, Belogurov S, Belous K, Belyaev I, Ben-Haim E, Bencivenni G, Benson S, Benton J, Berezhnoy A, Bernet R, Bertolin A, Bettler MO, van Beuzekom M, Bien A, Bifani S, Bird T, Bizzeti A, Blake T, Blanc F, Blouw J, Blusk S, Bocci V, Bondar A, Bondar N, Bonivento W, Borghi S, Borgia A, Borsato M, Bowcock TJ, Bowen E, Bozzi C, Brett D, Britsch M, Britton T, Brodzicka J, Brook NH, Bursche A, Buytaert J, Cadeddu S, Calabrese R, Calvi M, Calvo Gomez M, Campana P, Campora Perez D, Capriotti L, Carbone A, Carboni G, Cardinale R, Cardini A, Carson L, Carvalho Akiba K, Casanova Mohr R, Casse G, Cassina L, Castillo Garcia L, Cattaneo M, Cauet C, Cavallero G, Cenci R, Charles M, Charpentier P, Chefdeville M, Chen S, Cheung SF, Chiapolini N, Chrzaszcz M, Cid Vidal X, Ciezarek G, Clarke PE, Clemencic M, Cliff HV, Closier J, Coco V, Cogan J, Cogneras E, Cogoni V, Cojocariu L, Collazuol G, Collins P, Comerma-Montells A, Contu A, Cook A, Coombes M, Coquereau S, Corti G, Corvo M, Counts I, Couturier B, Cowan GA, Craik DC, Crocombe AC, Cruz Torres M, Cunliffe S, Currie R, D’Ambrosio C, Dalseno J, David P, David PN, Davis A, De Bruyn K, De Capua S, De Cian M, De Miranda JM, De Paula L, De Silva W, De Simone P, Dean CT, Decamp D, Deckenhoff M, Del Buono L, Déléage N, Derkach D, Deschamps O, Dettori F, Dey B, Di Canto A, Dijkstra H, Donleavy S, Dordei F, Dorigo M, Dosil Suárez A, Dossett D, Dovbnya A, Dreimanis K, Dujany G, Dupertuis F, Durante P, Dzhelyadin R, Dziurda A, Dzyuba A, Easo S, Egede U, Egorychev V, Eidelman S, Eisenhardt S, Eitschberger U, Ekelhof R, Eklund L, El Rifai I, Elsasser C, Ely S, Esen S, Evans HM, Evans T, Falabella A, Färber C, Farinelli C, Farley N, Farry S, Fay R, Ferguson D, Fernandez Albor V, Ferrari F, Ferreira Rodrigues F, Ferro-Luzzi M, Filippov S, Fiore M, Fiorini M, Firlej M, Fitzpatrick C, Fiutowski T, Fol P, Fontana M, Fontanelli F, Forty R, Francisco O, Frank M, Frei C, Frosini M, Fu J, Furfaro E, Gallas Torreira A, Galli D, Gallorini S, Gambetta S, Gandelman M, Gandini P, Gao Y, García Pardiñas J, Garofoli J, Garra Tico J, Garrido L, Gascon D, Gaspar C, Gastaldi U, Gauld R, Gavardi L, Gazzoni G, Geraci A, Gerick D, Gersabeck E, Gersabeck M, Gershon T, Ghez P, Gianelle A, Gianì S, Gibson V, Giubega L, Gligorov VV, Göbel C, Golubkov D, Golutvin A, Gomes A, Gotti C, Grabalosa Gándara M, Graciani Diaz R, Granado Cardoso LA, Graugés E, Graverini E, Graziani G, Grecu A, Greening E, Gregson S, Griffith P, Grillo L, Grünberg O, Gui B, Gushchin E, Guz Y, Gys T, Hadjivasiliou C, Haefeli G, Haen C, Haines SC, Hall S, Hamilton B, Hampson T, Han X, Hansmann-Menzemer S, Harnew N, Harnew ST, Harrison J, He J, Head T, Heijne V, Hennessy K, Henrard P, Henry L, Hernando Morata JA, van Herwijnen E, Heß M, Hicheur A, Hill D, Hoballah M, Hombach C, Hulsbergen W, Hussain N, Hutchcroft D, Hynds D, Idzik M, Ilten P, Jacobsson R, Jaeger A, Jalocha J, Jans E, Jawahery A, Jing F, John M, Johnson D, Jones CR, Joram C, Jost B, Jurik N, Kandybei S, Kanso W, Karacson M, Karbach TM, Karodia S, Kelsey M, Kenyon IR, Kenzie M, Ketel T, Khanji B, Khurewathanakul C, Klaver S, Klimaszewski K, Kochebina O, Kolpin M, Komarov I, Koopman RF, Koppenburg P, Korolev M, Kravchuk L, Kreplin K, Kreps M, Krocker G, Krokovny P, Kruse F, Kucewicz W, Kucharczyk M, Kudryavtsev V, Kurek K, Kvaratskheliya T, La Thi VN, Lacarrere D, Lafferty G, Lai A, Lambert D, Lambert RW, Lanfranchi G, Langenbruch C, Langhans B, Latham T, Lazzeroni C, Le Gac R, van Leerdam J, Lees JP, Lefèvre R, Leflat A, Lefrançois J, Leroy O, Lesiak T, Leverington B, Li Y, Likhomanenko T, Liles M, Lindner R, Linn C, Lionetto F, Liu B, Lohn S, Longstaff I, Lopes JH, Lowdon P, Lucchesi D, Luo H, Lupato A, Luppi E, Lupton O, Machefert F, Machikhiliyan IV, Maciuc F, Maev O, Malde S, Malinin A, Manca G, Mancinelli G, Manning P, Mapelli A, Maratas J, Marchand JF, Marconi U, Marin Benito C, Marino P, Märki R, Marks J, Martellotti G, Martinelli M, Martinez Santos D, Martinez Vidal F, Martins Tostes D, Massafferri A, Matev R, Mathe Z, Matteuzzi C, Maurin B, Mazurov A, McCann M, McCarthy J, McNab A, McNulty R, McSkelly B, Meadows B, Meier F, Meissner M, Merk M, Milanes DA, Minard MN, Mitzel DS, Molina Rodriguez J, Monteil S, Morandin M, Morawski P, Mordà A, Morello MJ, Moron J, Morris AB, Mountain R, Muheim F, Müller K, Mussini M, Muster B, Naik P, Nakada T, Nandakumar R, Nasteva I, Needham M, Neri N, Neubert S, Neufeld N, Neuner M, Nguyen AD, Nguyen TD, Nguyen-Mau C, Nicol M, Niess V, Niet R, Nikitin N, Nikodem T, Novoselov A, O’Hanlon DP, Oblakowska-Mucha A, Obraztsov V, Ogilvy S, Okhrimenko O, Oldeman R, Onderwater CJ, Osorio Rodrigues B, Otalora Goicochea JM, Otto A, Owen P, Oyanguren A, Pal BK, Palano A, Palombo F, Palutan M, Panman J, Papanestis A, Pappagallo M, Pappalardo LL, Parkes C, Parkinson CJ, Passaleva G, Patel GD, Patel M, Patrignani C, Pearce A, Pellegrino A, Penso G, Pepe Altarelli M, Perazzini S, Perret P, Pescatore L, Petridis K, Petrolini A, Picatoste Olloqui E, Pietrzyk B, Pilař T, Pinci D, Pistone A, Playfer S, Plo Casasus M, Polci F, Poluektov A, Polyakov I, Polycarpo E, Popov A, Popov D, Popovici B, Potterat C, Price E, Price JD, Prisciandaro J, Pritchard A, Prouve C, Pugatch V, Puig Navarro A, Punzi G, Qian W, Quagliani R, Rachwal B, Rademacker JH, Rakotomiaramanana B, Rama M, Rangel MS, Raniuk I, Rauschmayr N, Raven G, Redi F, Reichert S, Reid MM, Dos Reis AC, Ricciardi S, Richards S, Rihl M, Rinnert K, Rives Molina V, Robbe P, Rodrigues AB, Rodrigues E, Rodriguez Perez P, Roiser S, Romanovsky V, Romero Vidal A, Rotondo M, Rouvinet J, Ruf T, Ruiz H, Ruiz Valls P, Saborido Silva JJ, Sagidova N, Sail P, Saitta B, Salustino Guimaraes V, Sanchez Mayordomo C, Sanmartin Sedes B, Santacesaria R, Santamarina Rios C, Santovetti E, Sarti A, Satriano C, Satta A, Saunders DM, Savrina D, Schiller M, Schindler H, Schlupp M, Schmelling M, Schmidt B, Schneider O, Schopper A, Schune MH, Schwemmer R, Sciascia B, Sciubba A, Semennikov A, Sepp I, Serra N, Serrano J, Sestini L, Seyfert P, Shapkin M, Shapoval I, Shcheglov Y, Shears T, Shekhtman L, Shevchenko V, Shires A, Silva Coutinho R, Simi G, Sirendi M, Skidmore N, Skillicorn I, Skwarnicki T, Smith NA, Smith E, Smith E, Smith J, Smith M, Snoek H, Sokoloff MD, Soler FJ, Soomro F, Souza D, Souza De Paula B, Spaan B, Spradlin P, Sridharan S, Stagni F, Stahl M, Stahl S, Steinkamp O, Stenyakin O, Sterpka F, Stevenson S, Stoica S, Stone S, Storaci B, Stracka S, Straticiuc M, Straumann U, Stroili R, Sun L, Sutcliffe W, Swientek K, Swientek S, Syropoulos V, Szczekowski M, Szczypka P, Szumlak T, T’Jampens S, Teklishyn M, Tellarini G, Teubert F, Thomas C, Thomas E, van Tilburg J, Tisserand V, Tobin M, Todd J, Tolk S, Tomassetti L, Tonelli D, Topp-Joergensen S, Torr N, Tournefier E, Tourneur S, Trabelsi K, Tran MT, Tresch M, Trisovic A, Tsaregorodtsev A, Tsopelas P, Tuning N, Ubeda Garcia M, Ukleja A, Ustyuzhanin A, Uwer U, Vacca C, Vagnoni V, Valenti G, Vallier A, Vazquez Gomez R, Vazquez Regueiro P, Vázquez Sierra C, Vecchi S, Velthuis JJ, Veltri M, Veneziano G, Vesterinen M, Viana Barbosa JV, Viaud B, Vieira D, Vieites Diaz M, Vilasis-Cardona X, Vollhardt A, Volyanskyy D, Voong D, Vorobyev A, Vorobyev V, Voß C, de Vries JA, Waldi R, Wallace C, Wallace R, Walsh J, Wandernoth S, Wang J, Ward DR, Watson NK, Websdale D, Whitehead M, Wiedner D, Wilkinson G, Wilkinson M, Williams MP, Williams M, Wilson FF, Wimberley J, Wishahi J, Wislicki W, Witek M, Wormser G, Wotton SA, Wright S, Wyllie K, Xie Y, Xing Z, Xu Z, Yang Z, Yuan X, Yushchenko O, Zangoli M, Zavertyaev M, Zhang L, Zhang WC, Zhang Y, Zhelezov A, Zhokhov A, Zhong L, LHCb Collaboration

Abstract
The first observation of the B_{s}^{0}→η^{‘}η^{‘} decay is reported. The study is based on a sample of proton-proton collisions corresponding to 3.0  fb^{-1} of integrated luminosity collected with the LHCb detector. The significance of the signal is 6.4 standard deviations. The branching fraction is measured to be [3.31±0.64(stat)±0.28(syst)±0.12(norm)]×10^{-5}, where the third uncertainty comes from the B^{±}→η^{‘}K^{±} branching fraction that is used as a normalization. In addition, the charge asymmetries of B^{±}→η^{‘}K^{±} and B^{±}→ϕK^{±}, which are control channels, are measured to be (-0.2±1.3)% and (+1.7±1.3)%, respectively. All results are consistent with theoretical expectations.

PMID: 26274411 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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Measurement of CP Violation in B^{0}→J/ψK_{S}^{0} Decays.

Measurement of CP Violation in B^{0}→J/ψK_{S}^{0} Decays.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Jul 17;115(3):031601

Authors: Aaij R, Adeva B, Adinolfi M, Affolder A, Ajaltouni Z, Akar S, Albrecht J, Alessio F, Alexander M, Ali S, Alkhazov G, Alvarez Cartelle P, Alves AA, Amato S, Amerio S, Amhis Y, An L, Anderlini L, Anderson J, Andreotti M, Andrews JE, Appleby RB, Aquines Gutierrez O, Archilli F, Artamonov A, Artuso M, Aslanides E, Auriemma G, Baalouch M, Bachmann S, Back JJ, Badalov A, Baesso C, Baldini W, Barlow RJ, Barschel C, Barsuk S, Barter W, Batozskaya V, Battista V, Bay A, Beaucourt L, Beddow J, Bedeschi F, Bediaga I, Bel LJ, Belyaev I, Ben-Haim E, Bencivenni G, Benson S, Benton J, Berezhnoy A, Bernet R, Bertolin A, Bettler MO, van Beuzekom M, Bien A, Bifani S, Bird T, Birnkraut A, Bizzeti A, Blake T, Blanc F, Blouw J, Blusk S, Bocci V, Bondar A, Bondar N, Bonivento W, Borghi S, Borgia A, Borsato M, Bowcock TJ, Bowen E, Bozzi C, Braun S, Brett D, Britsch M, Britton T, Brodzicka J, Brook NH, Bursche A, Buytaert J, Cadeddu S, Calabrese R, Calvi M, Calvo Gomez M, Campana P, Campora Perez D, Capriotti L, Carbone A, Carboni G, Cardinale R, Cardini A, Carniti P, Carson L, Carvalho Akiba K, Casanova Mohr R, Casse G, Cassina L, Castillo Garcia L, Cattaneo M, Cauet C, Cavallero G, Cenci R, Charles M, Charpentier P, Chefdeville M, Chen S, Cheung SF, Chiapolini N, Chrzaszcz M, Cid Vidal X, Ciezarek G, Clarke PE, Clemencic M, Cliff HV, Closier J, Coco V, Cogan J, Cogneras E, Cogoni V, Cojocariu L, Collazuol G, Collins P, Comerma-Montells A, Contu A, Cook A, Coombes M, Coquereau S, Corti G, Corvo M, Counts I, Couturier B, Cowan GA, Craik DC, Crocombe AC, Cruz Torres M, Cunliffe S, Currie R, D’Ambrosio C, Dalseno J, David PN, Davis A, De Bruyn K, De Capua S, De Cian M, De Miranda JM, De Paula L, De Silva W, De Simone P, Dean CT, Decamp D, Deckenhoff M, Del Buono L, Déléage N, Derkach D, Deschamps O, Dettori F, Dey B, Di Canto A, Di Ruscio F, Dijkstra H, Donleavy S, Dordei F, Dorigo M, Dosil Suárez A, Dossett D, Dovbnya A, Dreimanis K, Dujany G, Dupertuis F, Durante P, Dzhelyadin R, Dziurda A, Dzyuba A, Easo S, Egede U, Egorychev V, Eidelman S, Eisenhardt S, Eitschberger U, Ekelhof R, Eklund L, El Rifai I, Elsasser C, Ely S, Esen S, Evans HM, Evans T, Falabella A, Färber C, Farinelli C, Farley N, Farry S, Fay R, Ferguson D, Fernandez Albor V, Ferrari F, Ferreira Rodrigues F, Ferro-Luzzi M, Filippov S, Fiore M, Fiorini M, Firlej M, Fitzpatrick C, Fiutowski T, Fol P, Fontana M, Fontanelli F, Forty R, Francisco O, Frank M, Frei C, Frosini M, Fu J, Furfaro E, Gallas Torreira A, Galli D, Gallorini S, Gambetta S, Gandelman M, Gandini P, Gao Y, García Pardiñas J, Garofoli J, Garra Tico J, Garrido L, Gascon D, Gaspar C, Gastaldi U, Gauld R, Gavardi L, Gazzoni G, Geraci A, Gerick D, Gersabeck E, Gersabeck M, Gershon T, Ghez P, Gianelle A, Gianì S, Gibson V, Giubega L, Gligorov VV, Göbel C, Golubkov D, Golutvin A, Gomes A, Gotti C, Grabalosa Gándara M, Graciani Diaz R, Granado Cardoso LA, Graugés E, Graverini E, Graziani G, Grecu A, Greening E, Gregson S, Griffith P, Grillo L, Grünberg O, Gushchin E, Guz Y, Gys T, Hadjivasiliou C, Haefeli G, Haen C, Haines SC, Hall S, Hamilton B, Hampson T, Han X, Hansmann-Menzemer S, Harnew N, Harnew ST, Harrison J, He J, Head T, Heijne V, Hennessy K, Henrard P, Henry L, Hernando Morata JA, van Herwijnen E, Heß M, Hicheur A, Hill D, Hoballah M, Hombach C, Hulsbergen W, Humair T, Hussain N, Hutchcroft D, Hynds D, Idzik M, Ilten P, Jacobsson R, Jaeger A, Jalocha J, Jans E, Jawahery A, Jing F, John M, Johnson D, Jones CR, Joram C, Jost B, Jurik N, Kandybei S, Kanso W, Karacson M, Karbach TM, Karodia S, Kelsey M, Kenyon IR, Kenzie M, Ketel T, Khanji B, Khurewathanakul C, Klaver S, Klimaszewski K, Kochebina O, Kolpin M, Komarov I, Koopman RF, Koppenburg P, Korolev M, Kravchuk L, Kreplin K, Kreps M, Krocker G, Krokovny P, Kruse F, Kucewicz W, Kucharczyk M, Kudryavtsev V, Kurek K, Kvaratskheliya T, La Thi VN, Lacarrere D, Lafferty G, Lai A, Lambert D, Lambert RW, Lanfranchi G, Langenbruch C, Langhans B, Latham T, Lazzeroni C, Le Gac R, van Leerdam J, Lees JP, Lefèvre R, Leflat A, Lefrançois J, Leroy O, Lesiak T, Leverington B, Li Y, Likhomanenko T, Liles M, Lindner R, Linn C, Lionetto F, Liu B, Lohn S, Longstaff I, Lopes JH, Lowdon P, Lucchesi D, Luo H, Lupato A, Luppi E, Lupton O, Machefert F, Machikhiliyan IV, Maciuc F, Maev O, Malde S, Malinin A, Manca G, Mancinelli G, Manning P, Mapelli A, Maratas J, Marchand JF, Marconi U, Marin Benito C, Marino P, Märki R, Marks J, Martellotti G, Martinelli M, Martinez Santos D, Martinez Vidal F, Martins Tostes D, Massafferri A, Matev R, Mathe Z, Matteuzzi C, Mauri A, Maurin B, Mazurov A, McCann M, McCarthy J, McNab A, McNulty R, McSkelly B, Meadows B, Meier F, Meissner M, Merk M, Milanes DA, Minard MN, Mitzel DS, Molina Rodriguez J, Monteil S, Morandin M, Morawski P, Mordà A, Morello MJ, Moron J, Morris AB, Mountain R, Muheim F, Müller K, Müller V, Mussini M, Muster B, Naik P, Nakada T, Nandakumar R, Nasteva I, Needham M, Neri N, Neubert S, Neufeld N, Neuner M, Nguyen AD, Nguyen TD, Nguyen-Mau C, Niess V, Niet R, Nikitin N, Nikodem T, Novoselov A, O’Hanlon DP, Oblakowska-Mucha A, Obraztsov V, Ogilvy S, Okhrimenko O, Oldeman R, Onderwater CJ, Osorio Rodrigues B, Otalora Goicochea JM, Otto A, Owen P, Oyanguren A, Palano A, Palombo F, Palutan M, Panman J, Papanestis A, Pappagallo M, Pappalardo LL, Parkes C, Passaleva G, Patel GD, Patel M, Patrignani C, Pearce A, Pellegrino A, Penso G, Pepe Altarelli M, Perazzini S, Perret P, Pescatore L, Petridis K, Petrolini A, Picatoste Olloqui E, Pietrzyk B, Pilař T, Pinci D, Pistone A, Playfer S, Plo Casasus M, Poikela T, Polci F, Poluektov A, Polyakov I, Polycarpo E, Popov A, Popov D, Popovici B, Potterat C, Price E, Price JD, Prisciandaro J, Pritchard A, Prouve C, Pugatch V, Puig Navarro A, Punzi G, Qian W, Quagliani R, Rachwal B, Rademacker JH, Rakotomiaramanana B, Rama M, Rangel MS, Raniuk I, Rauschmayr N, Raven G, Redi F, Reichert S, Reid MM, Dos Reis AC, Ricciardi S, Richards S, Rihl M, Rinnert K, Rives Molina V, Robbe P, Rodrigues AB, Rodrigues E, Rodriguez Lopez JA, Rodriguez Perez P, Roiser S, Romanovsky V, Romero Vidal A, Rotondo M, Rouvinet J, Ruf T, Ruiz H, Ruiz Valls P, Saborido Silva JJ, Sagidova N, Sail P, Saitta B, Salustino Guimaraes V, Sanchez Mayordomo C, Sanmartin Sedes B, Santacesaria R, Santamarina Rios C, Santovetti E, Sarti A, Satriano C, Satta A, Saunders DM, Savrina D, Schellenberg M, Schiller M, Schindler H, Schlupp M, Schmelling M, Schmidt B, Schneider O, Schopper A, Schune MH, Schwemmer R, Sciascia B, Sciubba A, Semennikov A, Sepp I, Serra N, Serrano J, Sestini L, Seyfert P, Shapkin M, Shapoval I, Shcheglov Y, Shears T, Shekhtman L, Shevchenko V, Shires A, Silva Coutinho R, Simi G, Sirendi M, Skidmore N, Skillicorn I, Skwarnicki T, Smith NA, Smith E, Smith E, Smith J, Smith M, Snoek H, Sokoloff MD, Soler FJ, Soomro F, Souza D, Souza De Paula B, Spaan B, Spradlin P, Sridharan S, Stagni F, Stahl M, Stahl S, Steinkamp O, Stenyakin O, Sterpka F, Stevenson S, Stoica S, Stone S, Storaci B, Stracka S, Straticiuc M, Straumann U, Stroili R, Sun L, Sutcliffe W, Swientek K, Swientek S, Syropoulos V, Szczekowski M, Szczypka P, Szumlak T, T’Jampens S, Teklishyn M, Tellarini G, Teubert F, Thomas C, Thomas E, van Tilburg J, Tisserand V, Tobin M, Todd J, Tolk S, Tomassetti L, Tonelli D, Topp-Joergensen S, Torr N, Tournefier E, Tourneur S, Trabelsi K, Tran MT, Tresch M, Trisovic A, Tsaregorodtsev A, Tsopelas P, Tuning N, Ubeda Garcia M, Ukleja A, Ustyuzhanin A, Uwer U, Vacca C, Vagnoni V, Valenti G, Vallier A, Vazquez Gomez R, Vazquez Regueiro P, Vázquez Sierra C, Vecchi S, Velthuis JJ, Veltri M, Veneziano G, Vesterinen M, Viana Barbosa JV, Viaud B, Vieira D, Vieites Diaz M, Vilasis-Cardona X, Vollhardt A, Volyanskyy D, Voong D, Vorobyev A, Vorobyev V, Voß C, de Vries JA, Waldi R, Wallace C, Wallace R, Walsh J, Wandernoth S, Wang J, Ward DR, Watson NK, Websdale D, Weiden A, Whitehead M, Wiedner D, Wilkinson G, Wilkinson M, Williams M, Williams MP, Williams M, Wilson FF, Wimberley J, Wishahi J, Wislicki W, Witek M, Wormser G, Wotton SA, Wright S, Wyllie K, Xie Y, Xu Z, Yang Z, Yuan X, Yushchenko O, Zangoli M, Zavertyaev M, Zhang L, Zhang Y, Zhelezov A, Zhokhov A, Zhong L, LHCb collaboration

Abstract
Measurements are presented of the CP violation observables S and C in the decays of B^{0} and B[over ¯]^{0} mesons to the J/ψK_{S}^{0} final state. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3.0  fb^{-1} collected with the LHCb experiment in proton-proton collisions at center-of-mass energies of 7 and 8 TeV, and contains a total of 41 560 selected B^{0} and B[over ¯]^{0} decays. The analysis of the time evolution of these decays yields S=0.731±0.035(stat)±0.020(syst) and C=-0.038±0.032(stat)±0.005(syst). In the standard model, S equals sin(2β) to a good level of precision. The values are consistent with the current world averages and with the standard model expectations.

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Observation of the ψ(1 ^{3}D_{2}) State in e^{+}e^{-}→π^{+}π^{-}γχ_{c1} at BESIII.

Observation of the ψ(1 ^{3}D_{2}) State in e^{+}e^{-}→π^{+}π^{-}γχ_{c1} at BESIII.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Jul 3;115(1):011803

Authors: Ablikim M, Achasov MN, Ai XC, Albayrak O, Albrecht M, Ambrose DJ, Amoroso A, An FF, An Q, Bai JZ, Baldini Ferroli R, Ban Y, Bennett DW, Bennett JV, Bertani M, Bettoni D, Bian JM, Bianchi F, Boger E, Bondarenko O, Boyko I, Briere RA, Cai H, Cai X, Cakir O, Calcaterra A, Cao GF, Cetin SA, Chang JF, Chelkov G, Chen G, Chen HS, Chen HY, Chen JC, Chen ML, Chen SJ, Chen X, Chen XR, Chen YB, Cheng HP, Chu XK, Cibinetto G, Cronin-Hennessy D, Dai HL, Dai JP, Dbeyssi A, Dedovich D, Deng ZY, Denig A, Denysenko I, Destefanis M, De Mori F, Ding Y, Dong C, Dong J, Dong LY, Dong MY, Du SX, Duan PF, Fan JZ, Fang J, Fang SS, Fang X, Fang Y, Fava L, Feldbauer F, Felici G, Feng CQ, Fioravanti E, Fritsch M, Fu CD, Gao Q, Gao Y, Gao Z, Garzia I, Geng C, Goetzen K, Gong WX, Gradl W, Greco M, Gu MH, Gu YT, Guan YH, Guo AQ, Guo LB, Guo Y, Guo YP, Haddadi Z, Hafner A, Han S, Han YL, Hao XQ, Harris FA, He KL, He ZY, Held T, Heng YK, Hou ZL, Hu C, Hu HM, Hu JF, Hu T, Hu Y, Huang GM, Huang GS, Huang HP, Huang JS, Huang XT, Huang Y, Hussain T, Ji Q, Ji QP, Ji XB, Ji XL, Jiang LL, Jiang LW, Jiang XS, Jiao JB, Jiao Z, Jin DP, Jin S, Johansson T, Julin A, Kalantar-Nayestanaki N, Kang XL, Kang XS, Kavatsyuk M, Ke BC, Kliemt R, Kloss B, Kolcu OB, Kopf B, Kornicer M, Kuehn W, Kupsc A, Lai W, Lange JS, Lara M, Larin P, Leng C, Li CH, Li C, Li DM, Li F, Li G, Li HB, Li JC, Li J, Li K, Li K, Li L, Li PR, Li T, Li WD, Li WG, Li XL, Li XM, Li XN, Li XQ, Li ZB, Liang H, Liang YF, Liang YT, Liao GR, Lin DX, Liu BJ, Liu CX, Liu FH, Liu F, Liu F, Liu HB, Liu HH, Liu HH, Liu HM, Liu J, Liu JP, Liu JY, Liu K, Liu KY, Liu LD, Liu PL, Liu Q, Liu SB, Liu X, Liu XX, Liu YB, Liu ZA, Liu Z, Liu Z, Loehner H, Lou XC, Lu HJ, Lu JG, Lu RQ, Lu Y, Lu YP, Luo CL, Luo MX, Luo T, Luo XL, Lv M, Lyu XR, Ma FC, Ma HL, Ma LL, Ma QM, Ma S, Ma T, Ma XN, Ma XY, Maas FE, Maggiora M, Malik QA, Mao YJ, Mao ZP, Marcello S, Messchendorp JG, Min J, Min TJ, Mitchell RE, Mo XH, Mo YJ, Morales CM, Moriya K, Muchnoi NY, Muramatsu H, Nefedov Y, Nerling F, Nikolaev IB, Ning Z, Nisar S, Niu SL, Niu XY, Olsen SL, Ouyang Q, Pacetti S, Patteri P, Pelizaeus M, Peng HP, Peters K, Pettersson J, Ping JL, Ping RG, Poling R, Pu YN, Qi M, Qian S, Qiao CF, Qin LQ, Qin N, Qin XS, Qin Y, Qin ZH, Qiu JF, Rashid KH, Redmer CF, Ren HL, Ripka M, Rong G, Ruan XD, Santoro V, Sarantsev A, Savrié M, Schoenning K, Schumann S, Shan W, Shao M, Shen CP, Shen PX, Shen XY, Sheng HY, Song WM, Song XY, Sosio S, Spataro S, Sun GX, Sun JF, Sun SS, Sun YJ, Sun YZ, Sun ZJ, Sun ZT, Tang CJ, Tang X, Tapan I, Thorndike EH, Tiemens M, Toth D, Ullrich M, Uman I, Varner GS, Wang B, Wang BL, Wang D, Wang DY, Wang K, Wang LL, Wang LS, Wang M, Wang P, Wang PL, Wang QJ, Wang SG, Wang W, Wang XF, Wang YD, Wang YF, Wang YQ, Wang Z, Wang ZG, Wang ZH, Wang ZY, Weber T, Wei DH, Wei JB, Weidenkaff P, Wen SP, Wiedner U, Wolke M, Wu LH, Wu Z, Xia LG, Xia Y, Xiao D, Xiao ZJ, Xie YG, Xiu QL, Xu GF, Xu L, Xu QJ, Xu QN, Xu XP, Yan L, Yan WB, Yan WC, Yan YH, Yang HX, Yang L, Yang Y, Yang YX, Ye H, Ye M, Ye MH, Yin JH, Yu BX, Yu CX, Yu HW, Yu JS, Yuan CZ, Yuan WL, Yuan Y, Yuncu A, Zafar AA, Zallo A, Zeng Y, Zhang BX, Zhang BY, Zhang C, Zhang CC, Zhang DH, Zhang HH, Zhang HY, Zhang JJ, Zhang JL, Zhang JQ, Zhang JW, Zhang JY, Zhang JZ, Zhang K, Zhang L, Zhang SH, Zhang XY, Zhang Y, Zhang YH, Zhang YT, Zhang ZH, Zhang ZP, Zhang ZY, Zhao G, Zhao JW, Zhao JY, Zhao JZ, Zhao L, Zhao L, Zhao MG, Zhao Q, Zhao QW, Zhao SJ, Zhao TC, Zhao YB, Zhao ZG, Zhemchugov A, Zheng B, Zheng JP, Zheng WJ, Zheng YH, Zhong B, Zhou L, Zhou L, Zhou X, Zhou XK, Zhou XR, Zhou XY, Zhu K, Zhu KJ, Zhu S, Zhu XL, Zhu YC, Zhu YS, Zhu ZA, Zhuang J, Zotti L, Zou BS, Zou JH, BESIII Collaboration

Abstract
We report the observation of the X(3823) state in the process e^{+}e^{-}→π^{+}π^{-}X(3823)→π^{+}π^{-}γχ_{c1} with a statistical significance of 6.2σ, in data samples at center-of-mass energies sqrt[s]=4.230, 4.260, 4.360, 4.420, and 4.600 GeV collected with the BESIII detector at the BEPCII electron positron collider. The measured mass of the X(3823) state is (3821.7±1.3±0.7)  MeV/c^{2}, where the first error is statistical and the second systematic, and the width is less than 16 MeV at the 90% confidence level. The products of the Born cross sections for e^{+}e^{-}→π^{+}π^{-}X(3823) and the branching ratio B[X(3823)→γχ_{c1,c2}] are also measured. These measurements are in good agreement with the assignment of the X(3823) state as the ψ(1 ^{3}D_{2}) charmonium state.

PMID: 26182091 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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Prediction of Lightning Inception by Large Ice Particles and Extensive Air Showers.

Prediction of Lightning Inception by Large Ice Particles and Extensive Air Showers.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Jul 3;115(1):015002

Authors: Dubinova A, Rutjes C, Ebert U, Buitink S, Scholten O, Trinh GT

Abstract
We derive that lightning can start if the electric field is 15% of the breakdown field, and if elongated ice particles of 6 cm length and 100 free electrons per cm^{3} are present. This is one particular example set from a parameter range that we discuss as well. Our simulations include the permittivity ε(ω) of ice. 100 free electrons per cm^{3} exist at 5.5 km altitude in air showers created by cosmic particles of at least 5×10^{15}  eV. If the electric field zone is 3 m high and 0.2  km^{2} in the horizontal direction, at least one discharge per minute can be triggered. The size distribution of the ice particles is crucial for our argument; more detailed measurements would be desirable.

PMID: 26182101 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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Probing Atmospheric Electric Fields in Thunderstorms through Radio Emission from Cosmic-Ray-Induced Air Showers.

Probing Atmospheric Electric Fields in Thunderstorms through Radio Emission from Cosmic-Ray-Induced Air Showers.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Apr 24;114(16):165001

Authors: Schellart P, Trinh TN, Buitink S, Corstanje A, Enriquez JE, Falcke H, Hörandel JR, Nelles A, Rachen JP, Rossetto L, Scholten O, Ter Veen S, Thoudam S, Ebert U, Koehn C, Rutjes C, Alexov A, Anderson JM, Avruch IM, Bentum MJ, Bernardi G, Best P, Bonafede A, Breitling F, Broderick JW, Brüggen M, Butcher HR, Ciardi B, de Geus E, de Vos M, Duscha S, Eislöffel J, Fallows RA, Frieswijk W, Garrett MA, Grießmeier J, Gunst AW, Heald G, Hessels JW, Hoeft M, Holties HA, Juette E, Kondratiev VI, Kuniyoshi M, Kuper G, Mann G, McFadden R, McKay-Bukowski D, McKean JP, Mevius M, Moldon J, Norden MJ, Orru E, Paas H, Pandey-Pommier M, Pizzo R, Polatidis AG, Reich W, Röttgering H, Scaife AM, Schwarz DJ, Serylak M, Smirnov O, Steinmetz M, Swinbank J, Tagger M, Tasse C, Toribio MC, van Weeren RJ, Vermeulen R, Vocks C, Wise MW, Wucknitz O, Zarka P

Abstract
We present measurements of radio emission from cosmic ray air showers that took place during thunderstorms. The intensity and polarization patterns of these air showers are radically different from those measured during fair-weather conditions. With the use of a simple two-layer model for the atmospheric electric field, these patterns can be well reproduced by state-of-the-art simulation codes. This in turn provides a novel way to study atmospheric electric fields.

PMID: 25955053 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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Signature of Anomalous Exciton Localization in the Optical Response of Self-Assembled Organic Nanotubes.

Signature of Anomalous Exciton Localization in the Optical Response of Self-Assembled Organic Nanotubes.
Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Apr 17;114(15):156804
Authors: Bloemsma EA, Vlaming SM, Malyshev VA, Knoester J
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Unity of Cosmological Inflation Attractors.

Unity of Cosmological Inflation Attractors.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Apr 10;114(14):141302

Authors: Galante M, Kallosh R, Linde A, Roest D

Abstract
Recently, several broad classes of inflationary models have been discovered whose cosmological predictions, in excellent agreement with Planck, are stable with respect to significant modifications of the inflaton potential. Some classes of models are based on a nonminimal coupling to gravity. These models, which we call ξ attractors, describe universal cosmological attractors (including Higgs inflation) and induced inflation models. Another class describes conformal attractors (including Starobinsky inflation and T models) and their generalization to α attractors. The aim of this Letter is to elucidate the common denominator of these attractors: their robust predictions stem from a joint pole of order 2 in the kinetic term of the inflaton field in the Einstein frame formulation prior to switching to the canonical variables. Model-dependent differences only arise at subleading level in the kinetic term. As a final step towards the unification of the different attractors, we introduce a special class of ξ attractors which is fully equivalent to α attractors with the identification α=1+(1/6ξ). While r is generically predicted to be of the order 1/N^{2}, there is no theoretical lower bound on r in this class of models.

PMID: 25910108 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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Measurement of B_{c}^{+} Production in Proton-Proton Collisions at sqrt[s]=8  TeV.

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Measurement of B_{c}^{+} Production in Proton-Proton Collisions at sqrt[s]=8  TeV.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Apr 3;114(13):132001

Authors: Aaij R, Adeva B, Adinolfi M, Affolder A, Ajaltouni Z, Akar S, Albrecht J, Alessio F, Alexander M, Ali S, Alkhazov G, Alvarez Cartelle P, Alves AA, Amato S, Amerio S, Amhis Y, An L, Anderlini L, Anderson J, Andreassen R, Andreotti M, Andrews JE, Appleby RB, Aquines Gutierrez O, Archilli F, Artamonov A, Artuso M, Aslanides E, Auriemma G, Baalouch M, Bachmann S, Back JJ, Badalov A, Baesso C, Baldini W, Barlow RJ, Barschel C, Barsuk S, Barter W, Batozskaya V, Battista V, Bay A, Beaucourt L, Beddow J, Bedeschi F, Bediaga I, Belogurov S, Belous K, Belyaev I, Ben-Haim E, Bencivenni G, Benson S, Benton J, Berezhnoy A, Bernet R, Bettler MO, van Beuzekom M, Bien A, Bifani S, Bird T, Bizzeti A, Bjørnstad PM, Blake T, Blanc F, Blouw J, Blusk S, Bocci V, Bondar A, Bondar N, Bonivento W, Borghi S, Borgia A, Borsato M, Bowcock TJ, Bowen E, Bozzi C, Brambach T, Brett D, Britsch M, Britton T, Brodzicka J, Brook NH, Brown H, Bursche A, Buytaert J, Cadeddu S, Calabrese R, Calvi M, Calvo Gomez M, Campana P, Campora Perez D, Capriotti L, Carbone A, Carboni G, Cardinale R, Cardini A, Carson L, Carvalho Akiba K, Casse G, Cassina L, Castillo Garcia L, Cattaneo M, Cauet C, Cenci R, Charles M, Charpentier P, Chefdeville M, Chen S, Cheung SF, Chiapolini N, Chrzaszcz M, Cid Vidal X, Ciezarek G, Clarke PE, Clemencic M, Cliff HV, Closier J, Coco V, Cogan J, Cogneras E, Cogoni V, Cojocariu L, Collazuol G, Collins P, Comerma-Montells A, Contu A, Cook A, Coombes M, Coquereau S, Corti G, Corvo M, Counts I, Couturier B, Cowan GA, Craik DC, Crocombe AC, Cruz Torres M, Cunliffe S, Currie R, D’Ambrosio C, Dalseno J, David P, David PN, Davis A, De Bruyn K, De Capua S, De Cian M, De Miranda JM, De Paula L, De Silva W, De Simone P, Dean CT, Decamp D, Deckenhoff M, Del Buono L, Déléage N, Derkach D, Deschamps O, Dettori F, Di Canto A, Dijkstra H, Donleavy S, Dordei F, Dorigo M, Dosil Suárez A, Dossett D, Dovbnya A, Dreimanis K, Dujany G, Dupertuis F, Durante P, Dzhelyadin R, Dziurda A, Dzyuba A, 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Straumann U, Stroili R, Subbiah VK, Sun L, Sutcliffe W, Swientek K, Swientek S, Syropoulos V, Szczekowski M, Szczypka P, Szumlak T, T’Jampens S, Teklishyn M, Tellarini G, Teubert F, Thomas C, Thomas E, van Tilburg J, Tisserand V, Tobin M, Todd J, Tolk S, Tomassetti L, Tonelli D, Topp-Joergensen S, Torr N, Tournefier E, Tourneur S, Tran MT, Tresch M, Trisovic A, Tsaregorodtsev A, Tsopelas P, Tuning N, Ubeda Garcia M, Ukleja A, Ustyuzhanin A, Uwer U, Vacca C, Vagnoni V, Valenti G, Vallier A, Vazquez Gomez R, Vazquez Regueiro P, Vázquez Sierra C, Vecchi S, Velthuis JJ, Veltri M, Veneziano G, Vesterinen M, Viaud B, Vieira D, Vieites Diaz M, Vilasis-Cardona X, Vollhardt A, Volyanskyy D, Voong D, Vorobyev A, Vorobyev V, Voß C, de Vries JA, Waldi R, Wallace C, Wallace R, Walsh J, Wandernoth S, Wang J, Ward DR, Watson NK, Websdale D, Whitehead M, Wicht J, Wiedner D, Wilkinson G, Williams MP, Williams M, Wilschut HW, Wilson FF, Wimberley J, Wishahi J, Wislicki W, Witek M, Wormser G, Wotton SA, Wright S, Wyllie K, Xie Y, Xing Z, Xu Z, Yang Z, Yuan X, Yushchenko O, Zangoli M, Zavertyaev M, Zhang L, Zhang WC, Zhang Y, Zhelezov A, Zhokhov A, Zhong L, (LHCb Collaboration)

Abstract
Production of B_{c}^{+} mesons in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV is studied with data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 2.0  fb^{-1} recorded by the LHCb experiment. The ratio of production cross sections times branching fractions between the B_{c}^{+}→J/ψπ^{+} and B^{+}→J/ψK^{+} decays is measured as a function of transverse momentum and rapidity in the regions 0<p_{T}<20  GeV/c and 2.0<y<4.5. The ratio in this kinematic range is measured to be (0.683±0.018±0.009)%, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second systematic.

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Study of e^{+}e^{-}→ωχ_{cJ} at Center of Mass Energies from 4.21 to 4.42 GeV.

Study of e^{+}e^{-}→ωχ_{cJ} at Center of Mass Energies from 4.21 to 4.42 GeV.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Mar 6;114(9):092003

Authors: Ablikim M, Achasov MN, Ai XC, Albayrak O, Albrecht M, Ambrose DJ, Amoroso A, An FF, An Q, Bai JZ, Ferroli RB, Ban Y, Bennett DW, Bennett JV, Bertani M, Bettoni D, Bian JM, Bianchi F, Boger E, Bondarenko O, Boyko I, Briere RA, Cai H, Cai X, Cakir O, Calcaterra A, Cao GF, Cetin SA, Chang JF, Chelkov G, Chen G, Chen HS, Chen HY, Chen JC, Chen ML, Chen SJ, Chen X, Chen XR, Chen YB, Cheng HP, Chu XK, Chu YP, Cibinetto G, Cronin-Hennessy D, Dai HL, Dai JP, Dedovich D, Deng ZY, Denig A, Denysenko I, Destefanis M, De Mori F, Ding Y, Dong C, Dong J, Dong LY, Dong MY, Du SX, Duan PF, Fan JZ, Fang J, Fang SS, Fang X, Fang Y, Fava L, Feldbauer F, Felici G, Feng CQ, Fioravanti E, Fu CD, Gao Q, Gao Y, Garzia I, Goetzen K, Gong WX, Gradl W, Greco M, Gu MH, Gu YT, Guan YH, Guo AQ, Guo LB, Guo T, Guo Y, Guo YP, Haddadi Z, Hafner A, Han S, Han YL, Harris FA, He KL, He ZY, Held T, Heng YK, Hou ZL, Hu C, Hu HM, Hu JF, Hu T, Hu Y, Huang GM, Huang GS, Huang HP, Huang JS, Huang XT, Huang Y, Hussain T, Ji Q, Ji QP, Ji XB, Ji XL, Jiang LL, Jiang LW, Jiang XS, Jiao JB, Jiao Z, Jin DP, Jin S, Johansson T, Julin A, Kalantar-Nayestanaki N, Kang XL, Kang XS, Kavatsyuk M, Ke BC, Kliemt R, Kloss B, Kolcu OB, Kopf B, Kornicer M, Kuehn W, Kupsc A, Lai W, Lange JS, Lara M, Larin P, Li C, Li CH, Li DM, Li F, Li G, Li HB, Li JC, Li J, Li K, Li K, Li PR, Li T, Li WD, Li WG, Li XL, Li XM, Li XN, Li XQ, Li ZB, Liang H, Liang YF, Liang YT, Liao GR, Lin DX, Liu BJ, Liu CL, Liu CX, Liu FH, Liu F, Liu F, Liu HB, Liu HH, Liu HH, Liu HM, Liu J, Liu JP, Liu JY, Liu K, Liu KY, Liu LD, Liu Q, Liu SB, Liu X, Liu XX, Liu YB, Liu ZA, Liu Z, Liu Z, Loehner H, Lou XC, Lu HJ, Lu JG, Lu RQ, Lu Y, Lu YP, Luo CL, Luo MX, Luo T, Luo XL, Lv M, Lyu XR, Ma FC, Ma HL, Ma LL, Ma QM, Ma S, Ma T, Ma XN, Ma XY, Maas FE, Maggiora M, Malik QA, Mao YJ, Mao ZP, Marcello S, Messchendorp JG, Min J, Min TJ, Mitchell RE, Mo XH, Mo YJ, Moeini H, Morales CM, Moriya K, Muchnoi NY, Muramatsu H, Nefedov Y, Nerling F, Nikolaev IB, Ning Z, Nisar S, Niu SL, Niu XY, Olsen SL, Ouyang Q, Pacetti S, Patteri P, Pelizaeus M, Peng HP, Peters K, Ping JL, Ping RG, Poling R, Pu YN, Qi M, Qian S, Qiao CF, Qin LQ, Qin N, Qin XS, Qin Y, Qin ZH, Qiu JF, Rashid KH, Redmer CF, Ren HL, Ripka M, Rong G, Ruan XD, Santoro V, Sarantsev A, Savrié M, Schoenning K, Schumann S, Shan W, Shao M, Shen CP, Shen PX, Shen XY, Sheng HY, Shepherd MR, Song WM, Song XY, Sosio S, Spataro S, Spruck B, Sun GX, Sun JF, Sun SS, Sun YJ, Sun YZ, Sun ZJ, Sun ZT, Tang CJ, Tang X, Tapan I, Thorndike EH, Tiemens M, Toth D, Ullrich M, Uman I, Varner GS, Wang B, Wang BL, Wang D, Wang DY, Wang K, Wang LL, Wang LS, Wang M, Wang P, Wang PL, Wang QJ, Wang SG, Wang W, Wang XF, Wang YD, Wang YF, Wang YQ, Wang Z, Wang ZG, Wang ZH, Wang ZY, Wei DH, Wei JB, Weidenkaff P, Wen SP, Wiedner U, Wolke M, Wu LH, Wu Z, Xia LG, Xia Y, Xiao D, Xiao ZJ, Xie YG, Xiu QL, Xu GF, Xu L, Xu QJ, Xu QN, Xu XP, Yan L, Yan WB, Yan WC, Yan YH, Yang HX, Yang L, Yang Y, Yang YX, Ye H, Ye M, Ye MH, Yin JH, Yu BX, Yu CX, Yu HW, Yu JS, Yuan CZ, Yuan WL, Yuan Y, Yuncu A, Zafar AA, Zallo A, Zeng Y, Zhang BX, Zhang BY, Zhang C, Zhang CC, Zhang DH, Zhang HH, Zhang HY, Zhang JJ, Zhang JL, Zhang JQ, Zhang JW, Zhang JY, Zhang JZ, Zhang K, Zhang L, Zhang SH, Zhang XJ, Zhang XY, Zhang Y, Zhang YH, Zhang ZH, Zhang ZP, Zhang ZY, Zhao G, Zhao JW, Zhao JY, Zhao JZ, Zhao L, Zhao L, Zhao MG, Zhao Q, Zhao QW, Zhao SJ, Zhao TC, Zhao YB, Zhao ZG, Zhemchugov A, Zheng B, Zheng JP, Zheng WJ, Zheng YH, Zhong B, Zhou L, Zhou L, Zhou X, Zhou XK, Zhou XR, Zhou XY, Zhu K, Zhu KJ, Zhu S, Zhu XL, Zhu YC, Zhu YS, Zhu ZA, Zhuang J, Zou BS, Zou JH, (BESIII Collaboration)

Abstract
Based on data samples collected with the BESIII detector at the BEPCII collider at nine center of mass energies from 4.21 to 4.42 GeV, we search for the production of e^{+}e^{-}→ωχ_{cJ} (J=0, 1, 2). The process e^{+}e^{-}→ωχ_{c0} is observed for the first time, and the Born cross sections at sqrt[s]=4.23 and 4.26 GeV are measured to be (55.4±6.0±5.9) and (23.7±5.3±3.5)  pb, respectively, where the first uncertainties are statistical and the second are systematic. The ωχ_{c0} signals at the other seven energies and the e^{+}e^{-}→ωχ_{c1} and ωχ_{c2} signals are not significant, and the upper limits on the cross sections are determined. By examining the ωχ_{c0} cross section as a function of center of mass energy, we find that it is inconsistent with the line shape of the Y(4260) observed in e^{+}e^{-}→π^{+}π^{-}J/ψ. Assuming the ωχ_{c0} signals come from a single resonance, we extract the mass and width of the resonance to be (4230±8±6)  MeV/c^{2} and (38±12±2)  MeV, respectively, and the statistical significance is more than 9σ.

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Three-Body Nature of N^{*} and Δ^{*} Resonances from Sequential Decay Chains.

Three-Body Nature of N^{*} and Δ^{*} Resonances from Sequential Decay Chains.

Phys Rev Lett. 2015 Mar 6;114(9):091803

Authors: Thiel A, Sokhoyan V, Gutz E, van Pee H, Anisovich AV, Bacelar JC, Bantes B, Bartholomy O, Bayadilov D, Beck R, Beloglazov Y, Castelijns R, Crede V, Dutz H, Elsner D, Ewald R, Frommberger F, Fuchs M, Funke C, Gregor R, Gridnev A, Hillert W, Hoffmeister P, Horn I, Jaegle I, Junkersfeld J, Kalinowsky H, Kammer S, Kleber V, Klein F, Klein F, Klempt E, Kotulla M, Krusche B, Lang M, Löhner H, Lopatin I, Lugert S, Mertens T, Messchendorp JG, Metag V, Metsch B, Nanova M, Nikonov V, Novinski D, Novotny R, Ostrick M, Pant L, Pfeiffer M, Piontek D, Roy A, Sarantsev AV, Schmidt C, Schmieden H, Shende S, Süle A, Sumachev VV, Szczepanek T, Thoma U, Trnka D, Varma R, Walther D, Wendel C, Wilson A, (CBELSA/TAPS Collaboration)

Abstract
The Nπ^{0}π^{0} decays of positive-parity N^{*} and Δ^{*} resonances at about 2 GeV are studied at ELSA by photoproduction of two neutral pions off protons. The data reveal clear evidence for several intermediate resonances: Δ(1232), N(1520)3/2^{-}, and N(1680)5/2^{+}, with spin parities J^{P}=3/2^{+}, 3/2^{-}, and 5/2^{+}. The partial wave analysis (within the Bonn-Gatchina approach) identifies N(1440)1/2^{+} and the N(ππ)_{S wave} (abbreviated as Nσ here) as further isobars and assigns the final states to the formation of nucleon and Δ resonances and to nonresonant contributions. We observe the known Δ(1232)π decays of Δ(1910)1/2^{+}, Δ(1920)3/2^{+}, Δ(1905)5/2^{+}, Δ(1950)7/2^{+}, and of the corresponding spin-parity series in the nucleon sector, N(1880)1/2^{+}, N(1900)3/2^{+}, N(2000)5/2^{+}, and N(1990)7/2^{+}. For the nucleon resonances, these decay modes are reported here for the first time. Further new decay modes proceed via N(1440)1/2^{+}π, N(1520)3/2^{-}π, N(1680)5/2^{+}π, and Nσ. The latter decay modes are observed in the decay of N^{*} resonances and at most weakly in Δ^{*} decays. It is argued that these decay modes provide evidence for a 3-quark nature of N^{*} resonances rather than a quark-diquark structure.

PMID: 25793801 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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