Angular analysis of the decay B$^+$$\to$ K$^+\mu^+\mu^-$ in proton-proton collisions at $\sqrt{s} =$ 8 TeV

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CMS collaboration (2300 authors); Nayak, Aruna; Bargassa, Pedrame; Beirão Da Cruz E Silva, Cristóvão; Di Francesco, Agostino; Faccioli, Pietro; Galinhas, Bruno; Gallinaro, Michele; Hollar, Jonathan; Leonardo, Nuno; Lloret Iglesias, Lara; Seixas, Joao; Strong, Giles; Toldaiev, Oleksii; Vadruccio, Daniele; Varela, Joao; Vischia, Pietro; David Tinoco Mendes, Andre; Silva, Pedro; Musella, Pasquale;
(2018)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Journal: issn: 2470-0010 2470-0029
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.98.112011
  • Subject: [PHYS.HEXP]Physics [physics]/High Energy Physics - Experiment [hep-ex] | decay: width | B-0 | Particle Physics - Experiment | mass dependence | CMS | mass spectrum: (muon+ muon-) | Particle Physics Experiments | Physics, Particles & Fields | Physical Sciences | Physics | hep-ex | High Energy Physics - Experiment | CERN LHC Coll | p p: colliding beams | PARTICLE | PARTICLE PHYSICS;LARGE HADRON COLLIDER;CMS | 8000 GeV-cms | B+: semileptonic decay | Astronomy & Astrophysics | experimental results | Aerospace Engineering(Formerly Aeronautical Engineering) | CMS collaboration ; proton-proton collisions ; b physics | 114 Physical sciences | [ PHYS.HEXP ] Physics [physics]/High Energy Physics - Experiment [hep-ex] | angular distribution: asymmetry | dimuon: mass spectrum | tensor | neutral current: flavor changing | B+ --> K+ muon+ muon- | scalar | Centre for High Energy Physics | Science & Technology | pseudoscalar | p p: scattering

The angular distribution of the flavor-changing neutral current decay B+→K+μ+μ- is studied in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 8 TeV. The analysis is based on data collected with the CMS detector at the LHC, corresponding to an integrated luminosit... View more