Evidence of a structure in K¯0Λc+ consistent with a charged Ξ c(2930) + , and updated measurement of B¯0K¯0Λc+Λ¯c- at Belle: Belle Collaboration

Y. B. Li, C. P. Shen, I. Adachi, H. Aihara, S. Al Said, D. M. Asner, T. Aushev, R. Ayad, V. Babu, I. Badhrees, S. Bahinipati, Y. Ban, V. Bansal, P. Behera, C. Beleño, V. Bhardwaj, B. Bhuyan, J. Biswal, A. Bobrov, A. BozekM. Bračko, T. E. Browder, L. Cao, D. Červenkov, P. Chang, V. Chekelian, A. Chen, B. G. Cheon, K. Chilikin, K. Cho, S. K. Choi, Y. Choi, S. Choudhury, D. Cinabro, S. Cunliffe, N. Dash, S. Di Carlo, J. Dingfelder, Z. Doležal, T. V. Dong, Z. Drásal, S. Eidelman, D. Epifanov, J. E. Fast, B. G. Fulsom, R. Garg, V. Gaur, N. Gabyshev, A. Garmash, M. Gelb, A. Giri, P. Goldenzweig, B. Golob, J. Haba, K. Hayasaka, S. Hirose, W. S. Hou, T. Iijima, K. Inami, G. Inguglia, A. Ishikawa, R. Itoh, M. Iwasaki, Y. Iwasaki, W. W. Jacobs, I. Jaegle, H. B. Jeon, S. Jia, Y. Jin, K. K. Joo, A. B. Kaliyar, K. H. Kang, Y. Kato, T. Kawasaki, D. Y. Kim, J. B. Kim, S. H. Kim, K. Kinoshita, P. Kodyš, S. Korpar, D. Kotchetkov, P. Križan, R. Kroeger, P. Krokovny, T. Kuhr, Y. J. Kwon, J. S. Lange, I. S. Lee, S. C. Lee, L. K. Li, L. Li Gioi, J. Libby, D. Liventsev, T. Luo, D. Matvienko, M. Merola, H. Miyata, R. Mizuk, H. K. Moon, T. Mori, R. Mussa, E. Nakano, T. Nanut, K. J. Nath, Z. Natkaniec, M. Nayak, N. K. Nisar, S. Nishida, K. Nishimura, K. Ogawa, S. Okuno, H. Ono, P. Pakhlov, G. Pakhlova, B. Pal, S. Pardi, H. Park, S. Paul, T. K. Pedlar, R. Pestotnik, L. E. Piilonen, V. Popov, E. Prencipe, A. Rostomyan, G. Russo, Y. Sakai, M. Salehi, S. Sandilya, L. Santelj, T. Sanuki, V. Savinov, O. Schneider, G. Schnell, C. Schwanda, Y. Seino, K. Senyo, O. Seon, M. E. Sevior, T. A. Shibata, J. G. Shiu, E. Solovieva, M. Starič, J. F. Strube, M. Sumihama, T. Sumiyoshi, M. Takizawa, U. Tamponi, K. Tanida, F. Tenchini, M. Uchida, T. Uglov, Y. Unno, S. Uno, Y. Usov, C. Van Hulse, R. Van Tonder, G. Varner, K. E. Varvell, V. Vorobyev, E. Waheed, B. Wang, C. H. Wang, M. Z. Wang, P. Wang, X. L. Wang, S. Watanuki, E. Widmann, E. Won, H. Ye, J. Yelton, J. H. Yin, C. Z. Yuan, Y. Yusa, Z. P. Zhang, V. Zhilich, V. Zhukova, V. Zhulanov

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We report evidence for the charged charmed-strange baryon Ξ c(2930) + with a signal significance of 3.9σ with systematic errors included. The charged Ξ c(2930) + is found in its decay to KS0Λc+ in the substructure of B¯0→KS0Λc+Λ¯c- decays. The measured mass and width are [2942.3 ± 4.4 (stat.) ± 1.5 (syst.)] MeV/c2 and [14.8 ± 8.8 (stat.) ± 2.5 (syst.)] MeV, respectively, and the product branching fraction is B(B¯0→Ξc(2930)+Λ¯c-)B(Ξc(2930)+→K¯0Λc+)=[2.37±0.51(stat.)±0.31(syst.)]×10-4. We also measure B(B¯0→K¯0Λc+Λ¯c-)=[3.99±0.76(stat.)±0.51(syst.)]×10-4 with greater precision than previous experiments, and present the results of a search for the charmonium-like state Y(4660) and its spin partner, Yη, in the Λc+Λ¯c- invariant mass spectrum. No clear signals of the Y(4660) or Yη are observed and the 90% credibility level (C.L.) upper limits on their production rates are determined. These measurements are obtained from a sample of (772 ± 11) × 10 6BB¯ pairs collected at the Υ (4 S) resonance by the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric energy electron-positron collider.

Original languageEnglish
Article number928
JournalEuropean Physical Journal C
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Nov 1

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  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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