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Physical Review D 86 (2012) 112006
Measurement of the Time-Dependent CP Asymmetry of Partially Reconstructed B0->D*+D*- Decays
J.P. Lees1, V. Poireau1, V. Tisserand1, D. Bernard2, M. Verderi2, N. Arnaud3, M. Davier3, D. Derkach3, G. Grosdidier3, F. Le Diberder3, A.M. Lutz3, B. Malaescu3, P. Roudeau3, M.H. Schune3, A. Stocchi3, G. Wormser3, S. Akar4, E. Ben-Haim4, M. Bomben4, G.R. Bonneaud4, H. Briand4, G. Calderini4, J. Chauveau4, O. Hamon4, Ph. Leruste4, G. Marchiori4, J. Ocariz4, S. Sitt4
For the BABAR collaboration(s)

We present a new measurement of the time-dependent CP asymmetry of B0->D*+D*- decays using (471+-5) million BBbar pairs collected with the BaBar detector at the PEP-II B Factory at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. Using the technique of partial reconstruction, we measure the time-dependent CP asymmetry parameters S=-0.34+-0.12+-0.05$ and C=+0.15+-0.09+-0.04. Using the value for the CP-odd fraction R_perp=0.158+-0.028+-0.006, previously measured by BaBar with fully reconstructed B0->D*+D*- events, we extract the CP-even components S+=-0.49+-0.18+-0.07+-0.04 and C+=+0.15+-0.09+-0.04. In each case, the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic; the third uncertainty on S+ is the contribution from the uncertainty on R_perp. The measured value of the CP-even component S+ is consistent with the value of sin(2Beta) measured in b->(ccbar)s transitions, and with the Standard Model expectation of small penguin contributions.
1:  LAPP - Laboratoire d'Annecy le Vieux de Physique des Particules
2:  LLR - Laboratoire Leprince-Ringuet
3:  LAL - Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire
4:  LPNHE - Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Énergies
Physics/High Energy Physics - Experiment
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