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Measurement of angular parameters from the decay B-0 -> K*(0)mu(+)mu(-) in proton-proton collisions at root s=8 TeV

Author
Sirunyan A.M. Yerevan Physics Institute, Armenia
Finger Miroslav, prof. Ing. DrSc. Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague
Finger Michael, M.Sc. CSc. Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University in Prague, JINR Dubna
et al.  CMS collaboration

Year
2018

Scientific journal
Physics Letters B, 781, 517-541

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Abstract
Angular distributions of the decay B-0 -> K*(0)mu(+)mu(-) are studied using a sample of proton-proton collisions at root s = 8 TeV collected with the CMS detector at the LHC, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 20.5 fb(-1). An angular analysis is performed to determine the P-1 and P-5' parameters, where the P-5' parameter is of particular interest because of recent measurements that indicate a potential discrepancy with the standard model predictions. Based on a sample of 1397 signal events, the P-1 and P-5' parameters are determined as a function of the dimuon invariant mass squared. The measurements are in agreement with predictions based on the standard model. (C) 2018 The Author(s). Published by Elsevier B.V.

Cite article as:
A. Sirunyan, M. Finger, M. Finger, . et al., "Measurement of angular parameters from the decay B-0 -> K*(0)mu(+)mu(-) in proton-proton collisions at root s=8 TeV", Physics Letters B, 781, 517-541 (2018)