Measurement of the form factors in the decay D+ →ωe+νe and search for the decay D+ →φe+νe

M. Ablikim, M. N. Achasov, X. C. Ai, O. Albayrak, M. Albrecht, D. J. Ambrose, A. Amoroso, F. F. An, Q. An, J. Z. Bai, R. Baldini Ferroli, Y. Ban, D. W. Bennett, J. V. Bennett, M. Bertani, D. Bettoni, J. M. Bian, F. Bianchi, E. Boger, I. BoykoR. A. Briere, H. Cai, X. Cai, O. Cakir, A. Calcaterra, G. F. Cao, S. A. Cetin, J. F. Chang, G. Chelkov, G. Chen, H. S. Chen, H. Y. Chen, J. C. Chen, M. L. Chen, S. J. Chen, X. Chen, X. R. Chen, Y. B. Chen, H. P. Cheng, X. K. Chu, G. Cibinetto, H. L. Dai, J. P. Dai, A. Dbeyssi, D. Dedovich, Z. Y. Deng, A. Denig, I. Denysenko, H. Muramatsu, R. Poling, BESIII Collaboration

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Abstract

Using 2.92 fb-1 of electron-positron annihilation data collected at a center-of-mass energy of s=3.773 GeV with the BESIII detector, we present an improved measurement of the branching fraction B(D+→ωe+νe)=(1.63±0.11±0.08)×10-3. The parameters defining the corresponding hadronic form factor ratios at zero momentum transfer are determined for the first time; we measure them to be rV=1.24±0.09±0.06 and r2=1.06±0.15±0.05. The first and second uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively. We also search for the decay D+→φe+νe. An improved upper limit B(D+→φe+νe)<1.3×10-5 is set at 90% confidence level.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number071101
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume92
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 19 2015

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    Ablikim, M., Achasov, M. N., Ai, X. C., Albayrak, O., Albrecht, M., Ambrose, D. J., Amoroso, A., An, F. F., An, Q., Bai, J. Z., Baldini Ferroli, R., Ban, Y., Bennett, D. W., Bennett, J. V., Bertani, M., Bettoni, D., Bian, J. M., Bianchi, F., Boger, E., ... BESIII Collaboration (2015). Measurement of the form factors in the decay D+ →ωe+νe and search for the decay D+ →φe+νe. Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology, 92(7), [071101]. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevD.92.071101