Introduction to heavy meson decays and CP asymmetries

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These lectures are intended to provide an introduction to heavy meson decays and CP violation. The first lecture contains a brief review of the standard model and how the CKM matrix and CP violation arise, mixing and CP violation in neutral meson systems, and explanation of the cleanliness of the sin 2{beta} measurement. The second lecture deals with the heavy quark limit, some applications of heavy quark symmetry and the operator product expansion for exclusive and inclusive semileptonic B decays. The third lecture concerns with theoretically clean CP violation measurements that may become possible in the future, and some developments ... continued below

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Ligeti, Zoltan February 5, 2003.

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These lectures are intended to provide an introduction to heavy meson decays and CP violation. The first lecture contains a brief review of the standard model and how the CKM matrix and CP violation arise, mixing and CP violation in neutral meson systems, and explanation of the cleanliness of the sin 2{beta} measurement. The second lecture deals with the heavy quark limit, some applications of heavy quark symmetry and the operator product expansion for exclusive and inclusive semileptonic B decays. The third lecture concerns with theoretically clean CP violation measurements that may become possible in the future, and some developments toward a better understanding of nonleptonic B decays. The conclusions include a subjective best buy list for the near future.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00809888

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  • SLAC Summer Institute on Particle Physics: Secrets of the B Meson, Menlo Park, CA (US), 08/05/2002--08/16/2002

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  • Report No.: LBNL--51835
  • Report No.: HEP-PH/0302031
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 809888
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc739148

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