Observation of the radiative decay D*+→D+γ

J. Bartelt, S. E. Csorna, V. Jain, K. W. Mc Lean, S. Marka, R. Godang, K. Kinoshita, I. C. Lai, P. Pomianowski, S. Schrenk, G. Bonvicini, D. Cinabro, R. Greene, L. P. Perera, G. J. Zhou, B. Barish, M. Chadha, S. Chan, G. Eigen, J. S. MillerC. O’grady, M. Schmidtler, J. Urheim, A. J. Weinstein, F. Würthwein, D. W. Bliss, G. Masek, H. P. Paar, S. Prell, V. Sharma, D. M. Asner, J. Gronberg, T. S. Hill, D. J. Lange, R. J. Morrison, H. N. Nelson, T. K. Nelson, J. D. Richman, D. Roberts, A. Ryd, M. S. Witherell, R. Balest, B. H. Behrens, W. T. Ford, A. Gritsan, H. Park, J. Roy, J. G. Smith, Y. Kubota, R. Poling, CLEO Collaboration

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We have observed a signal for the decay D*+→D+γ deviations. From the measured branching ratio B(D*+→D+γ)/B(D*+→D+π0)=0.055±0.014±0.010 we find B(D*+→D+γ) =0.017±0.004±0.003, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. We also report the highest precision determination of the remaining D*+ branching fractions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3919-3923
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number18
StatePublished - 1998

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    Bartelt, J., Csorna, S. E., Jain, V., Mc Lean, K. W., Marka, S., Godang, R., Kinoshita, K., Lai, I. C., Pomianowski, P., Schrenk, S., Bonvicini, G., Cinabro, D., Greene, R., Perera, L. P., Zhou, G. J., Barish, B., Chadha, M., Chan, S., Eigen, G., ... CLEO Collaboration (1998). Observation of the radiative decay D*+→D+γ. Physical review letters, 80(18), 3919-3923. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.80.3919