# Measuring the Weak Phase $\gamma$ in Color Allowed $B \rightarrow DK\pi$ Decays

Abstract : We present a method to measure the weak phase gamma in the three-body decay of charged B mesons to the final states D K pi0. These decays are mediated by interfering amplitudes which are color-allowed and hence relatively large. As a result, large CP violation effects that could be observed with high statistical significance are possible. In addition, the three-body decay helps resolve discrete ambiguities that are usually present in measurements of the weak phase. The experimental implications of conducting these measurements with three-body decays are discussed, and the sensitivity of the method is evaluated using a simulation.
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### Citation

R. Aleksan, T. Petersen, A. Soffer. Measuring the Weak Phase $\gamma$ in Color Allowed $B \rightarrow DK\pi$ Decays. 2003. ⟨in2p3-00013873⟩

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