Rare b decays from the CDF experiment

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The high cross-section for the production of b quarks at the Tevatron hadron collider make it an ideal place to search for rare B meson species and very low branching fraction decay modes of the more common B mesons. This paper reports the recent discovery of the Bc meson by the CDF collaboration. It also discusses the observation of rare B meson final states involving {psi}(2S) mesons and searches for ultra-rare decays such as B {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}

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Trischuk, W. October 1, 1998.

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The high cross-section for the production of b quarks at the Tevatron hadron collider make it an ideal place to search for rare B meson species and very low branching fraction decay modes of the more common B mesons. This paper reports the recent discovery of the Bc meson by the CDF collaboration. It also discusses the observation of rare B meson final states involving {psi}(2S) mesons and searches for ultra-rare decays such as B {yields} {mu}{sup +}{mu}{sup -}

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  • 29th International Conference on High Energy Physics, ICHEP98, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, July 23-29, 1998

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-Conf-98/300-E
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Trischuk, W. Rare b decays from the CDF experiment, article, October 1, 1998; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc670720/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.