Measurement of the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa angle γ in B →d(*)K decays with a dalitz analysis of D→KS0π-π+

B. Aubert, R. Barate, D. Boutigny, F. Couderc, Y. Karyotakis, J. P. Lees, V. Poireau, V. Tisserand, A. Zghiche, E. Grauges, A. Palano, M. Pappagallo, A. Pompili, J. C. Chen, N. D. Qi, G. Rong, P. Wang, Y. S. Zhu, G. Eigen, I. OfteB. Stugu, G. S. Abrams, M. Battaglia, A. W. Borgland, A. B. Breon, D. N. Brown, J. Button-Shafer, R. N. Cahn, E. Charles, C. T. Day, M. S. Gill, A. V. Gritsan, Y. Groysman, R. G. Jacobsen, R. W. Kadel, J. Kadyk, L. T. Kerth, Yu G. Kolomensky, G. Kukartsev, G. Lynch, L. M. Mir, P. J. Oddone, T. J. Orimoto, M. Pripstein, N. A. Roe, M. T. Ronan, W. A. Wenzel, M. Barrett, K. E. Ford, T. J. Harrison, A. J. Hart, C. M. Hawkes, S. E. Morgan, A. T. Watson, M. Fritsch, K. Goetzen, T. Held, H. Koch, B. Lewandowski, M. Pelizaeus, K. Peters, T. Schroeder, M. Steinke, J. T. Boyd, J. P. Burke, N. Chevalier, W. N. Cottingham, M. P. Kelly, T. Cuhadar-Donszelmann, C. Hearty, N. S. Knecht, T. S. Mattison, J. A. McKenna, A. Khan, P. Kyberd, L. Teodorescu, A. E. Blinov, V. E. Blinov, A. D. Bukin, V. P. Druzhinin, V. B. Golubev, V. N. Ivanchenko, E. A. Kravchenko, A. P. Onuchin, S. I. Serednyakov, Yu I. Skovpen, E. P. Solodov, A. N. Yushkov, D. Best, M. Bondioli, M. Bruinsma, M. Chao, I. Eschrich, D. Kirkby, A. J. Lankford, M. Mandelkern, R. K. Mommsen, W. Roethel, D. P. Stoker

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We report on a measurement of the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa CP-violating phase γ through a Dalitz analysis of neutral D decays to KS0π-π+ in the processes B →D(*)K , D*→Dπ0, Dγ. Using a sample of 227×106 BB̄ pairs collected by the BABAR detector, we measure the amplitude ratios rB=0.12±0.08±0.03±0.04 and rB*=0.17±0.10±0.03±0.03, the relative strong phases δB=(104±45-21-24+17+16)° and δB*=(-64±41- 12+14±15)° between the amplitudes A(B-→D̄(*)0K-) and A(B-→D(*)0K-), and γ=(70±31-10-11+12+14)°. The first error is statistical, the second is the experimental systematic uncertainty, and the third reflects the Dalitz model uncertainty. The results for the strong and weak phases have a twofold ambiguity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number121802
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number12
StatePublished - Sep 16 2005
Externally publishedYes


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