First observation of K± → π±π0e+e- decay at NA48

R. Fantechi, G. Anzivino, R. Arcidiacono, W. Baldini, S. Balev, J. R. Batley, M. Behler, S. Bifani, C. Biino, A. Bizzeti, B. Bloch-Devaux, G. Bocquet, N. Cabibbo, M. Calvetti, N. Cartiglia, A. Ceccucci, P. Cenci, C. Cerri, C. Cheshkov, J. B. ChèzeM. Clemencic, G. Collazuol, F. Costantini, A. Cotta Ramusino, D. Coward, D. Cundy, A. Dabrowski, P. Dalpiaz, C. Damiani, M. De Beer, J. Derré, H. Dibon, L. Dilella, N. Doble, K. Eppard, V. Falaleev, R. Fantechi, M. Fidecaro, L. Fiorini, M. Fiorini, T. Fonseca Martin, P. L. Frabetti, L. Gatignon, E. Gersabeck, A. Gianoli, S. Giudici, A. Gonidec, E. Goudzovski, S. Goy Lopez, M. Holder, P. Hristov, E. Iacopini, E. Imbergamo, M. Jeitler, G. Kalmus, V. Kekelidze, K. Kleinknecht, V. Kozhuharov, W. Kubischta, G. Lamanna, C. Lazzeroni, M. Lenti, L. Litov, D. Madigozhin, A. Maier, I. Mannelli, F. Marchetto, G. Marel, M. Markytan, P. Marouelli, M. Martini, L. Masetti, E. Mazzucato, A. Michetti, I. Mikulec, N. Molokanova, E. Monnier, U. Moosbrugger, C. Morales Morales, D. J. Munday, A. Nappi, G. Neuhofer, A. Norton, M. Patel, M. Pepe, A. Peters, F. Petrucci, M. C. Petrucci, B. Peyaud, M. Piccini, G. Pierazzini, I. Polenkevich, Yu Potrebenikov, M. Raggi, B. Renk, P. Rubin, G. Ruggiero, M. Savrié, M. Scarpa, M. Shieh, M. W. Slater, M. Sozzi, S. Stoynev, E. Swallow, M. Szleper, M. Valdata-Nappi, B. Vallage, M. Velasco, M. Veltri, S. Venditti, M. Wache, H. Wahl, A. Walker, R. Wanke, L. Widhalm, A. Winhart, R. Winston, M. D. Wood, S. A. Wotton, A. Zinchenko, M. Ziolkowski

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Abstract

We report here the first observation by the NA48/2 experiment of the rare decay K± → π±π0e+e-. From a sample of about 2000 decay candidates collected in 2003, a preliminary value of the branching ratio in the full kinematic space has been obtained as (4.06 ± 0.17) · 10-6.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number573
JournalProceedings of Science
Volume22-29-July-2015
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015
Event23rd European Physical Society Conference on High Energy Physics, EPS-HEP 2015 - Vienna, Austria
Duration: Jul 22 2015Jul 29 2015

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    Fantechi, R., Anzivino, G., Arcidiacono, R., Baldini, W., Balev, S., Batley, J. R., Behler, M., Bifani, S., Biino, C., Bizzeti, A., Bloch-Devaux, B., Bocquet, G., Cabibbo, N., Calvetti, M., Cartiglia, N., Ceccucci, A., Cenci, P., Cerri, C., Cheshkov, C., ... Ziolkowski, M. (2015). First observation of K± → π±π0e+e- decay at NA48. Proceedings of Science, 22-29-July-2015, [573].