A study of b quark fragmentation into B0 and B+ mesons at LEP

G. Alexander, J. Allison, N. Altekamp, K. Ametewee, K. J. Anderson, S. Anderson, S. Arcelli, S. Asai, D. Axen, G. Azuelos, A. H. Ball, E. Barberio, R. J. Barlow, R. Bartoldus, J. R. Batley, G. Beaudoin, J. Bechtluft, A. Beck, G. A. Beck, C. Beeston & 306 others T. Behnke, K. W. Bell, G. Bella, S. Bentvelsen, P. Berlich, S. Bethke, O. Biebel, I. J. Bloodworth, P. Bock, H. M. Bosch, M. Boutemeur, S. Braibant, P. Bright-Thomas, R. M. Brown, H. J. Burckhart, C. Burgard, R. Bürgin, P. Capiluppi, R. K. Carnegie, A. A. Carter, J. R. Carter, C. Y. Chang, C. Charlesworth, D. G. Charlton, S. L. Chu, P. E.L. Clarke, J. C. Clayton, S. G. Clowes, I. Cohen, J. E. Conboy, O. C. Cooke, M. Cuffiani, S. Dado, C. Dallapiccola, G. M. Dallavalle, C. Darling, S. De Jong, L. A. del Pozo, H. Deng, M. S. Dixit, E. do Couto e Silva, E. Duchovni, G. Duckeck, I. P. Duerdoth, U. C. Dunwoody, J. E.G. Edwards, P. G. Estabrooks, H. G. Evans, F. Fabbri, B. Fabbro, P. Fath, F. Fiedler, M. Fierro, M. Fincke-Keeler, H. M. Fischer, R. Folman, D. G. Fong, M. Foucher, H. Fukui, A. Fürtjes, P. Gagnon, A. Gaidot, J. W. Gary, J. Gascon, S. M. Gascon-Shotkin, N. I. Geddes, C. Geich-Gimbel, S. W. Gensler, F. X. Gentit, T. Geralis, G. Giacomelli, P. Giacomelli, R. Giacomelli, V. Gibson, W. R. Gibson, J. D. Gillies, D. M. Gingrich, J. Goldberg, M. J. Goodrick, W. Gorn, C. Grandi, E. Gross, C. Hajdu, G. G. Hanson, M. Hansroul, M. Hapke, C. K. Hargrove, P. A. Hart, C. Hartmann, M. Hauschild, C. M. Hawkes, R. Hawkings, R. J. Hemingway, G. Herten, R. D. Heuer, J. C. Hill, S. J. Hillier, T. Hilse, P. R. Hobson, D. Hochman, R. J. Homer, A. K. Honma, D. Horváth, R. Howard, R. E. Hughes-Jones, D. E. Hutchcroft, P. Igo-Kemenes, D. C. Imrie, A. Jawahery, P. W. Jeffreys, H. Jeremie, M. Jimack, A. Joly, M. Jones, R. W.L. Jones, U. Jost, P. Jovanovic, J. Kanzaki, D. Karlen, K. Kawagoe, T. Kawamoto, R. K. Keeler, R. G. Kellogg, B. W. Kennedy, B. J. King, J. King, J. Kirk, S. Kluth, T. Kobayashi, M. Kobel, D. S. Koetke, T. P. Kokott, Sachio Komamiya, R. Kowalewski, T. Kress, P. Krieger, J. von Krogh, P. Kyberd, G. D. Lafferty, H. Lafoux, R. Lahmann, W. P. Lai, D. Lanske, J. Lauber, J. G. Layter, A. M. Lee, E. Lefebvre, D. Lellouch, J. Letts, L. Levinson, C. Lewis, S. L. Lloyd, F. K. Loebinger, G. D. Long, B. Lorazo, M. J. Losty, J. Ludwig, A. Luig, A. Malik, M. Mannelli, S. Marcellini, C. Markus, A. J. Martin, J. P. Martin, G. Martinez, T. Mashimo, W. Matthews, P. Mättig, J. McKenna, E. A. Mckigney, T. J. McMahon, A. I. McNab, F. Meijers, S. Menke, F. S. Merrtt, H. Mes, J. Meyer, A. Michelini, G. Mikenberg, D. J. Miller, R. Mir, W. Mohr, A. Montanari, T. Mori, M. Morii, U. Müller, B. Nellen, B. Nijjhar, S. W. O'Neale, F. G. Oakham, F. Odorici, H. O. Ogren, N. J. Oldershaw, C. J. Oram, M. J. Oreglia, S. Orito, M. Palazzo, J. Pálinkás, J. P. Pansart, J. R. Pater, G. N. Patrick, M. J. Pearce, P. D. Phillips, J. E. Pilcher, J. Pinfold, D. E. Plane, P. Poffenberger, B. Poli, A. Posthaus, T. W. Pritchard, H. Przysiezniak, D. L. Rees, D. Rigby, M. G. Rison, S. A. Robins, N. Rodning, J. M. Roney, E. Ros, A. M. Rossi, M. Rosvick, P. Routenburg, Y. Rozen, K. Runge, O. Runolfsson, D. R. Rust, R. Rylko, M. Sasaki, C. Sbarra, A. D. Schaile, O. Schaile, F. Scharf, P. Scharff-Hansen, P. Schenk, B. Schmitt, M. Schröder, H. C. Schultz-Coulon, M. Schulz, P. Schütz, J. Schwiening, W. G. Scott, M. Settles, T. G. Shears, B. C. Shen, C. H. Shepherd-Themistocleous, P. Sherwood, G. P. Siroli, A. Sittler, A. Skillman, A. Skuja, A. M. Smith, T. J. Smith, G. A. Snow, R. Sobie, S. Söldner-Rembold, R. W. Springer, M. Sproston, A. Stahl, M. Starks, C. Stegmann, K. Stephens, J. Steuerer, B. Stockhausen, D. Strom, F. Strumia, P. Szymanski, R. Tafirout, P. Taras, S. Tarem, M. Tecchio, N. Tesch, M. A. Thomson, E. von Törne, S. Towers, M. Tscheulin, T. Tsukamoto, E. Tsur, A. S. Turcot, M. F. Turner-Watson, P. Utzat, R. Van Kooten, G. Vasseur, P. Vikas, M. Vincter, E. H. Vokurka, F. Wäckerle, A. Wagner, D. L. Wagner, C. P. Ward, D. R. Ward, J. J. Ward, P. M. Watkins, A. T. Watson, N. K. Watson, P. Weber, P. S. Wells, N. Wermes, B. Wilkens, G. W. Wilson, J. A. Wilson, T. Wlodek, G. Wolf, S. Wotton, T. R. Wyatt, S. Xella, G. Yekutieli, V. Zacek

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Abstract

A study of b quark fragmentation at LEP is presented using a sample of semileptonic B decays containing a fully reconstructed charm meson. The data are compared to several theoretical models for heavy quark fragmentation; the free parameters in these models are fitted and the sensitivity of the model parameters to the rate of P-wave B meson production is studied. The mean scaled energy fraction of B0 and B+ mesons has been determined to be <xE> = 0.695 ± 0.006 ± 0.003 ± 0.007, where the errors are statistical, systematic and model dependence respectively. This result is consistent with previous, less direct measurements from inclusive leptonic B decays. Also presented is a model independent fit to the shape of the energy distribution of weakly decaying B mesons at LEP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-106
Number of pages14
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume364
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Dec 14
Externally publishedYes

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Alexander, G., Allison, J., Altekamp, N., Ametewee, K., Anderson, K. J., Anderson, S., ... Zacek, V. (1995). A study of b quark fragmentation into B0 and B+ mesons at LEP. Physics Letters B, 364(2), 93-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(95)01293-7

A study of b quark fragmentation into B0 and B+ mesons at LEP. / Alexander, G.; Allison, J.; Altekamp, N.; Ametewee, K.; Anderson, K. J.; Anderson, S.; Arcelli, S.; Asai, S.; Axen, D.; Azuelos, G.; Ball, A. H.; Barberio, E.; Barlow, R. J.; Bartoldus, R.; Batley, J. R.; Beaudoin, G.; Bechtluft, J.; Beck, A.; Beck, G. A.; Beeston, C.; Behnke, T.; Bell, K. W.; Bella, G.; Bentvelsen, S.; Berlich, P.; Bethke, S.; Biebel, O.; Bloodworth, I. J.; Bock, P.; Bosch, H. M.; Boutemeur, M.; Braibant, S.; Bright-Thomas, P.; Brown, R. M.; Burckhart, H. J.; Burgard, C.; Bürgin, R.; Capiluppi, P.; Carnegie, R. K.; Carter, A. A.; Carter, J. R.; Chang, C. Y.; Charlesworth, C.; Charlton, D. G.; Chu, S. L.; Clarke, P. E.L.; Clayton, J. C.; Clowes, S. G.; Cohen, I.; Conboy, J. E.; Cooke, O. C.; Cuffiani, M.; Dado, S.; Dallapiccola, C.; Dallavalle, G. M.; Darling, C.; De Jong, S.; del Pozo, L. A.; Deng, H.; Dixit, M. S.; do Couto e Silva, E.; Duchovni, E.; Duckeck, G.; Duerdoth, I. P.; Dunwoody, U. C.; Edwards, J. E.G.; Estabrooks, P. G.; Evans, H. G.; Fabbri, F.; Fabbro, B.; Fath, P.; Fiedler, F.; Fierro, M.; Fincke-Keeler, M.; Fischer, H. M.; Folman, R.; Fong, D. G.; Foucher, M.; Fukui, H.; Fürtjes, A.; Gagnon, P.; Gaidot, A.; Gary, J. W.; Gascon, J.; Gascon-Shotkin, S. M.; Geddes, N. I.; Geich-Gimbel, C.; Gensler, S. W.; Gentit, F. X.; Geralis, T.; Giacomelli, G.; Giacomelli, P.; Giacomelli, R.; Gibson, V.; Gibson, W. R.; Gillies, J. D.; Gingrich, D. M.; Goldberg, J.; Goodrick, M. J.; Gorn, W.; Grandi, C.; Gross, E.; Hajdu, C.; Hanson, G. G.; Hansroul, M.; Hapke, M.; Hargrove, C. K.; Hart, P. A.; Hartmann, C.; Hauschild, M.; Hawkes, C. M.; Hawkings, R.; Hemingway, R. J.; Herten, G.; Heuer, R. D.; Hill, J. C.; Hillier, S. J.; Hilse, T.; Hobson, P. R.; Hochman, D.; Homer, R. J.; Honma, A. K.; Horváth, D.; Howard, R.; Hughes-Jones, R. E.; Hutchcroft, D. E.; Igo-Kemenes, P.; Imrie, D. C.; Jawahery, A.; Jeffreys, P. W.; Jeremie, H.; Jimack, M.; Joly, A.; Jones, M.; Jones, R. W.L.; Jost, U.; Jovanovic, P.; Kanzaki, J.; Karlen, D.; Kawagoe, K.; Kawamoto, T.; Keeler, R. K.; Kellogg, R. G.; Kennedy, B. W.; King, B. J.; King, J.; Kirk, J.; Kluth, S.; Kobayashi, T.; Kobel, M.; Koetke, D. S.; Kokott, T. P.; Komamiya, Sachio; Kowalewski, R.; Kress, T.; Krieger, P.; von Krogh, J.; Kyberd, P.; Lafferty, G. D.; Lafoux, H.; Lahmann, R.; Lai, W. P.; Lanske, D.; Lauber, J.; Layter, J. G.; Lee, A. M.; Lefebvre, E.; Lellouch, D.; Letts, J.; Levinson, L.; Lewis, C.; Lloyd, S. L.; Loebinger, F. K.; Long, G. D.; Lorazo, B.; Losty, M. J.; Ludwig, J.; Luig, A.; Malik, A.; Mannelli, M.; Marcellini, S.; Markus, C.; Martin, A. J.; Martin, J. P.; Martinez, G.; Mashimo, T.; Matthews, W.; Mättig, P.; McKenna, J.; Mckigney, E. A.; McMahon, T. J.; McNab, A. I.; Meijers, F.; Menke, S.; Merrtt, F. S.; Mes, H.; Meyer, J.; Michelini, A.; Mikenberg, G.; Miller, D. J.; Mir, R.; Mohr, W.; Montanari, A.; Mori, T.; Morii, M.; Müller, U.; Nellen, B.; Nijjhar, B.; O'Neale, S. W.; Oakham, F. G.; Odorici, F.; Ogren, H. O.; Oldershaw, N. J.; Oram, C. J.; Oreglia, M. J.; Orito, S.; Palazzo, M.; Pálinkás, J.; Pansart, J. P.; Pater, J. R.; Patrick, G. N.; Pearce, M. J.; Phillips, P. D.; Pilcher, J. E.; Pinfold, J.; Plane, D. E.; Poffenberger, P.; Poli, B.; Posthaus, A.; Pritchard, T. W.; Przysiezniak, H.; Rees, D. L.; Rigby, D.; Rison, M. G.; Robins, S. A.; Rodning, N.; Roney, J. M.; Ros, E.; Rossi, A. M.; Rosvick, M.; Routenburg, P.; Rozen, Y.; Runge, K.; Runolfsson, O.; Rust, D. R.; Rylko, R.; Sasaki, M.; Sbarra, C.; Schaile, A. D.; Schaile, O.; Scharf, F.; Scharff-Hansen, P.; Schenk, P.; Schmitt, B.; Schröder, M.; Schultz-Coulon, H. C.; Schulz, M.; Schütz, P.; Schwiening, J.; Scott, W. G.; Settles, M.; Shears, T. G.; Shen, B. C.; Shepherd-Themistocleous, C. H.; Sherwood, P.; Siroli, G. P.; Sittler, A.; Skillman, A.; Skuja, A.; Smith, A. M.; Smith, T. J.; Snow, G. A.; Sobie, R.; Söldner-Rembold, S.; Springer, R. W.; Sproston, M.; Stahl, A.; Starks, M.; Stegmann, C.; Stephens, K.; Steuerer, J.; Stockhausen, B.; Strom, D.; Strumia, F.; Szymanski, P.; Tafirout, R.; Taras, P.; Tarem, S.; Tecchio, M.; Tesch, N.; Thomson, M. A.; von Törne, E.; Towers, S.; Tscheulin, M.; Tsukamoto, T.; Tsur, E.; Turcot, A. S.; Turner-Watson, M. F.; Utzat, P.; Van Kooten, R.; Vasseur, G.; Vikas, P.; Vincter, M.; Vokurka, E. H.; Wäckerle, F.; Wagner, A.; Wagner, D. L.; Ward, C. P.; Ward, D. R.; Ward, J. J.; Watkins, P. M.; Watson, A. T.; Watson, N. K.; Weber, P.; Wells, P. S.; Wermes, N.; Wilkens, B.; Wilson, G. W.; Wilson, J. A.; Wlodek, T.; Wolf, G.; Wotton, S.; Wyatt, T. R.; Xella, S.; Yekutieli, G.; Zacek, V.

In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 364, No. 2, 14.12.1995, p. 93-106.

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Alexander G, Allison J, Altekamp N, Ametewee K, Anderson KJ, Anderson S et al. A study of b quark fragmentation into B0 and B+ mesons at LEP. Physics Letters B. 1995 Dec 14;364(2):93-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(95)01293-7
Alexander, G. ; Allison, J. ; Altekamp, N. ; Ametewee, K. ; Anderson, K. J. ; Anderson, S. ; Arcelli, S. ; Asai, S. ; Axen, D. ; Azuelos, G. ; Ball, A. H. ; Barberio, E. ; Barlow, R. J. ; Bartoldus, R. ; Batley, J. R. ; Beaudoin, G. ; Bechtluft, J. ; Beck, A. ; Beck, G. A. ; Beeston, C. ; Behnke, T. ; Bell, K. W. ; Bella, G. ; Bentvelsen, S. ; Berlich, P. ; Bethke, S. ; Biebel, O. ; Bloodworth, I. J. ; Bock, P. ; Bosch, H. M. ; Boutemeur, M. ; Braibant, S. ; Bright-Thomas, P. ; Brown, R. M. ; Burckhart, H. J. ; Burgard, C. ; Bürgin, R. ; Capiluppi, P. ; Carnegie, R. K. ; Carter, A. A. ; Carter, J. R. ; Chang, C. Y. ; Charlesworth, C. ; Charlton, D. G. ; Chu, S. L. ; Clarke, P. E.L. ; Clayton, J. C. ; Clowes, S. G. ; Cohen, I. ; Conboy, J. E. ; Cooke, O. C. ; Cuffiani, M. ; Dado, S. ; Dallapiccola, C. ; Dallavalle, G. M. ; Darling, C. ; De Jong, S. ; del Pozo, L. A. ; Deng, H. ; Dixit, M. S. ; do Couto e Silva, E. ; Duchovni, E. ; Duckeck, G. ; Duerdoth, I. P. ; Dunwoody, U. C. ; Edwards, J. E.G. ; Estabrooks, P. G. ; Evans, H. G. ; Fabbri, F. ; Fabbro, B. ; Fath, P. ; Fiedler, F. ; Fierro, M. ; Fincke-Keeler, M. ; Fischer, H. M. ; Folman, R. ; Fong, D. G. ; Foucher, M. ; Fukui, H. ; Fürtjes, A. ; Gagnon, P. ; Gaidot, A. ; Gary, J. W. ; Gascon, J. ; Gascon-Shotkin, S. M. ; Geddes, N. I. ; Geich-Gimbel, C. ; Gensler, S. W. ; Gentit, F. X. ; Geralis, T. ; Giacomelli, G. ; Giacomelli, P. ; Giacomelli, R. ; Gibson, V. ; Gibson, W. R. ; Gillies, J. D. ; Gingrich, D. M. ; Goldberg, J. ; Goodrick, M. J. ; Gorn, W. ; Grandi, C. ; Gross, E. ; Hajdu, C. ; Hanson, G. G. ; Hansroul, M. ; Hapke, M. ; Hargrove, C. K. ; Hart, P. A. ; Hartmann, C. ; Hauschild, M. ; Hawkes, C. M. ; Hawkings, R. ; Hemingway, R. J. ; Herten, G. ; Heuer, R. D. ; Hill, J. C. ; Hillier, S. J. ; Hilse, T. ; Hobson, P. R. ; Hochman, D. ; Homer, R. J. ; Honma, A. K. ; Horváth, D. ; Howard, R. ; Hughes-Jones, R. E. ; Hutchcroft, D. E. ; Igo-Kemenes, P. ; Imrie, D. C. ; Jawahery, A. ; Jeffreys, P. W. ; Jeremie, H. ; Jimack, M. ; Joly, A. ; Jones, M. ; Jones, R. W.L. ; Jost, U. ; Jovanovic, P. ; Kanzaki, J. ; Karlen, D. ; Kawagoe, K. ; Kawamoto, T. ; Keeler, R. K. ; Kellogg, R. G. ; Kennedy, B. W. ; King, B. J. ; King, J. ; Kirk, J. ; Kluth, S. ; Kobayashi, T. ; Kobel, M. ; Koetke, D. S. ; Kokott, T. P. ; Komamiya, Sachio ; Kowalewski, R. ; Kress, T. ; Krieger, P. ; von Krogh, J. ; Kyberd, P. ; Lafferty, G. D. ; Lafoux, H. ; Lahmann, R. ; Lai, W. P. ; Lanske, D. ; Lauber, J. ; Layter, J. G. ; Lee, A. M. ; Lefebvre, E. ; Lellouch, D. ; Letts, J. ; Levinson, L. ; Lewis, C. ; Lloyd, S. L. ; Loebinger, F. K. ; Long, G. D. ; Lorazo, B. ; Losty, M. J. ; Ludwig, J. ; Luig, A. ; Malik, A. ; Mannelli, M. ; Marcellini, S. ; Markus, C. ; Martin, A. J. ; Martin, J. P. ; Martinez, G. ; Mashimo, T. ; Matthews, W. ; Mättig, P. ; McKenna, J. ; Mckigney, E. A. ; McMahon, T. J. ; McNab, A. I. ; Meijers, F. ; Menke, S. ; Merrtt, F. S. ; Mes, H. ; Meyer, J. ; Michelini, A. ; Mikenberg, G. ; Miller, D. J. ; Mir, R. ; Mohr, W. ; Montanari, A. ; Mori, T. ; Morii, M. ; Müller, U. ; Nellen, B. ; Nijjhar, B. ; O'Neale, S. W. ; Oakham, F. G. ; Odorici, F. ; Ogren, H. O. ; Oldershaw, N. J. ; Oram, C. J. ; Oreglia, M. J. ; Orito, S. ; Palazzo, M. ; Pálinkás, J. ; Pansart, J. P. ; Pater, J. R. ; Patrick, G. N. ; Pearce, M. J. ; Phillips, P. D. ; Pilcher, J. E. ; Pinfold, J. ; Plane, D. E. ; Poffenberger, P. ; Poli, B. ; Posthaus, A. ; Pritchard, T. W. ; Przysiezniak, H. ; Rees, D. L. ; Rigby, D. ; Rison, M. G. ; Robins, S. A. ; Rodning, N. ; Roney, J. M. ; Ros, E. ; Rossi, A. M. ; Rosvick, M. ; Routenburg, P. ; Rozen, Y. ; Runge, K. ; Runolfsson, O. ; Rust, D. R. ; Rylko, R. ; Sasaki, M. ; Sbarra, C. ; Schaile, A. D. ; Schaile, O. ; Scharf, F. ; Scharff-Hansen, P. ; Schenk, P. ; Schmitt, B. ; Schröder, M. ; Schultz-Coulon, H. C. ; Schulz, M. ; Schütz, P. ; Schwiening, J. ; Scott, W. G. ; Settles, M. ; Shears, T. G. ; Shen, B. C. ; Shepherd-Themistocleous, C. H. ; Sherwood, P. ; Siroli, G. P. ; Sittler, A. ; Skillman, A. ; Skuja, A. ; Smith, A. M. ; Smith, T. J. ; Snow, G. A. ; Sobie, R. ; Söldner-Rembold, S. ; Springer, R. W. ; Sproston, M. ; Stahl, A. ; Starks, M. ; Stegmann, C. ; Stephens, K. ; Steuerer, J. ; Stockhausen, B. ; Strom, D. ; Strumia, F. ; Szymanski, P. ; Tafirout, R. ; Taras, P. ; Tarem, S. ; Tecchio, M. ; Tesch, N. ; Thomson, M. A. ; von Törne, E. ; Towers, S. ; Tscheulin, M. ; Tsukamoto, T. ; Tsur, E. ; Turcot, A. S. ; Turner-Watson, M. F. ; Utzat, P. ; Van Kooten, R. ; Vasseur, G. ; Vikas, P. ; Vincter, M. ; Vokurka, E. H. ; Wäckerle, F. ; Wagner, A. ; Wagner, D. L. ; Ward, C. P. ; Ward, D. R. ; Ward, J. J. ; Watkins, P. M. ; Watson, A. T. ; Watson, N. K. ; Weber, P. ; Wells, P. S. ; Wermes, N. ; Wilkens, B. ; Wilson, G. W. ; Wilson, J. A. ; Wlodek, T. ; Wolf, G. ; Wotton, S. ; Wyatt, T. R. ; Xella, S. ; Yekutieli, G. ; Zacek, V. / A study of b quark fragmentation into B0 and B+ mesons at LEP. In: Physics Letters B. 1995 ; Vol. 364, No. 2. pp. 93-106.
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abstract = "A study of b quark fragmentation at LEP is presented using a sample of semileptonic B decays containing a fully reconstructed charm meson. The data are compared to several theoretical models for heavy quark fragmentation; the free parameters in these models are fitted and the sensitivity of the model parameters to the rate of P-wave B meson production is studied. The mean scaled energy fraction of B0 and B+ mesons has been determined to be E> = 0.695 ± 0.006 ± 0.003 ± 0.007, where the errors are statistical, systematic and model dependence respectively. This result is consistent with previous, less direct measurements from inclusive leptonic B decays. Also presented is a model independent fit to the shape of the energy distribution of weakly decaying B mesons at LEP.",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - A study of b quark fragmentation into B0 and B+ mesons at LEP

AU - Alexander, G.

AU - Allison, J.

AU - Altekamp, N.

AU - Ametewee, K.

AU - Anderson, K. J.

AU - Anderson, S.

AU - Arcelli, S.

AU - Asai, S.

AU - Axen, D.

AU - Azuelos, G.

AU - Ball, A. H.

AU - Barberio, E.

AU - Barlow, R. J.

AU - Bartoldus, R.

AU - Batley, J. R.

AU - Beaudoin, G.

AU - Bechtluft, J.

AU - Beck, A.

AU - Beck, G. A.

AU - Beeston, C.

AU - Behnke, T.

AU - Bell, K. W.

AU - Bella, G.

AU - Bentvelsen, S.

AU - Berlich, P.

AU - Bethke, S.

AU - Biebel, O.

AU - Bloodworth, I. J.

AU - Bock, P.

AU - Bosch, H. M.

AU - Boutemeur, M.

AU - Braibant, S.

AU - Bright-Thomas, P.

AU - Brown, R. M.

AU - Burckhart, H. J.

AU - Burgard, C.

AU - Bürgin, R.

AU - Capiluppi, P.

AU - Carnegie, R. K.

AU - Carter, A. A.

AU - Carter, J. R.

AU - Chang, C. Y.

AU - Charlesworth, C.

AU - Charlton, D. G.

AU - Chu, S. L.

AU - Clarke, P. E.L.

AU - Clayton, J. C.

AU - Clowes, S. G.

AU - Cohen, I.

AU - Conboy, J. E.

AU - Cooke, O. C.

AU - Cuffiani, M.

AU - Dado, S.

AU - Dallapiccola, C.

AU - Dallavalle, G. M.

AU - Darling, C.

AU - De Jong, S.

AU - del Pozo, L. A.

AU - Deng, H.

AU - Dixit, M. S.

AU - do Couto e Silva, E.

AU - Duchovni, E.

AU - Duckeck, G.

AU - Duerdoth, I. P.

AU - Dunwoody, U. C.

AU - Edwards, J. E.G.

AU - Estabrooks, P. G.

AU - Evans, H. G.

AU - Fabbri, F.

AU - Fabbro, B.

AU - Fath, P.

AU - Fiedler, F.

AU - Fierro, M.

AU - Fincke-Keeler, M.

AU - Fischer, H. M.

AU - Folman, R.

AU - Fong, D. G.

AU - Foucher, M.

AU - Fukui, H.

AU - Fürtjes, A.

AU - Gagnon, P.

AU - Gaidot, A.

AU - Gary, J. W.

AU - Gascon, J.

AU - Gascon-Shotkin, S. M.

AU - Geddes, N. I.

AU - Geich-Gimbel, C.

AU - Gensler, S. W.

AU - Gentit, F. X.

AU - Geralis, T.

AU - Giacomelli, G.

AU - Giacomelli, P.

AU - Giacomelli, R.

AU - Gibson, V.

AU - Gibson, W. R.

AU - Gillies, J. D.

AU - Gingrich, D. M.

AU - Goldberg, J.

AU - Goodrick, M. J.

AU - Gorn, W.

AU - Grandi, C.

AU - Gross, E.

AU - Hajdu, C.

AU - Hanson, G. G.

AU - Hansroul, M.

AU - Hapke, M.

AU - Hargrove, C. K.

AU - Hart, P. A.

AU - Hartmann, C.

AU - Hauschild, M.

AU - Hawkes, C. M.

AU - Hawkings, R.

AU - Hemingway, R. J.

AU - Herten, G.

AU - Heuer, R. D.

AU - Hill, J. C.

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PY - 1995/12/14

Y1 - 1995/12/14

N2 - A study of b quark fragmentation at LEP is presented using a sample of semileptonic B decays containing a fully reconstructed charm meson. The data are compared to several theoretical models for heavy quark fragmentation; the free parameters in these models are fitted and the sensitivity of the model parameters to the rate of P-wave B meson production is studied. The mean scaled energy fraction of B0 and B+ mesons has been determined to be E> = 0.695 ± 0.006 ± 0.003 ± 0.007, where the errors are statistical, systematic and model dependence respectively. This result is consistent with previous, less direct measurements from inclusive leptonic B decays. Also presented is a model independent fit to the shape of the energy distribution of weakly decaying B mesons at LEP.

AB - A study of b quark fragmentation at LEP is presented using a sample of semileptonic B decays containing a fully reconstructed charm meson. The data are compared to several theoretical models for heavy quark fragmentation; the free parameters in these models are fitted and the sensitivity of the model parameters to the rate of P-wave B meson production is studied. The mean scaled energy fraction of B0 and B+ mesons has been determined to be E> = 0.695 ± 0.006 ± 0.003 ± 0.007, where the errors are statistical, systematic and model dependence respectively. This result is consistent with previous, less direct measurements from inclusive leptonic B decays. Also presented is a model independent fit to the shape of the energy distribution of weakly decaying B mesons at LEP.

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U2 - 10.1016/0370-2693(95)01293-7

DO - 10.1016/0370-2693(95)01293-7

M3 - Article

VL - 364

SP - 93

EP - 106

JO - Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics

JF - Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics

SN - 0370-2693

IS - 2

ER -