First measurement of the inclusive branching ratio of b hadrons to φ mesons in Z decays

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Abstract

The inclusive branching fraction of φ mesons from the decay of b hadrons produced in Z decays was measured to be Br(b → φX) = 0.0282 ± 0.0013 (stat.) ± 0.0019 (syst.), using data collected by the OPAL detector at LEP. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13-22
Number of pages10
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
Volume492
Issue number1-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Oct 26
Externally publishedYes

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First measurement of the inclusive branching ratio of b hadrons to φ mesons in Z decays. / OPAL Collaboration.

In: Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics, Vol. 492, No. 1-2, 26.10.2000, p. 13-22.

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