Study of the D0p amplitude in Λb0 → D0 decays

R. Aaij, B. Adeva, M. Adinolfi, Z. Ajaltouni, S. Akar, J. Albrecht, F. Alessio, M. Alexander, S. Ali, G. Alkhazov, P. Alvarez Cartelle, A. A. Alves, S. Amato, S. Amerio, Y. Amhis, LA Everse, L. Anderlini, G. Andreassi, M. Andreotti, J.E. AndrewsR. B. Appleby, F. Archilli, P. d’Argent, J. Arnau Romeu, A. Artamonov, M. Artuso, E. Aslanides, G. Auriemma, M. Baalouch, I. Babuschkin, K. Carvalho Akiba, V. Coco, P. N.Y. David, K. De Bruyn, M. Ferro-Luzzi, T. Ketel, R. F. Koopman, J. van Leerdam, M. Merk, C. J.G. Onderwater, G. Raven, M. Schiller, N. Serra, H. Snoek, B. Storaci, V. Syropoulos, J. van Tilburg, S. Tolk, P. Tsopelas, N. Tuning, The LHCb collaboration

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Abstract

An amplitude analysis of the decay Λb0 → D0 is performed in the part of the phase space containing resonances in the D0p channel. The study is based on a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.0 fb−1 of pp collisions recorded by the LHCb experiment. The spectrum of excited Λc + states that decay into D0p is studied. The masses, widths and quantum numbers of the Λc(2880)+ and Λc(2940)+ resonances are measured. The constraints on the spin and parity for the Λc(2940)+ state are obtained for the first time. A near-threshold enhancement in the D0p amplitude is investigated and found to be consistent with a new resonance, denoted the Λc(2860)+, of spin 3/2 and positive parity.

Original languageEnglish
Article number30
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
Volume2017
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 May 2017

Keywords

  • B physics
  • Charm physics
  • Hadron-Hadron scattering (experiments)
  • QCD
  • Spectroscopy

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