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Evidence for the decay $B^0\to J/\psi \omega$ and measurement of the relative branching fractions of $B^0_s$ meson decays to $J/\psi\eta$ and $J/\psi\eta^(')$
Aaij R., Barsuk S., Callot O., He J., Jean-Marie B. et al
Nuclear Physics B 867 (2013) 547-566 - http://hal.in2p3.fr/in2p3-00741297
Physics/High Energy Physics - Experiment
Evidence for the decay $B^0\to J/\psi \omega$ and measurement of the relative branching fractions of $B^0_s$ meson decays to $J/\psi\eta$ and $J/\psi\eta^{'}$
R. Aaij, S. Barsuk1, O. Callot1, J. He1, B. Jean-Marie1, J. Lefrançois1, F. Machefert1, A. Martin Sanchez1, M. Nicol1, P. Robbe1, M.-H. Schune1, B. Viaud1, I. Videau1, E. Ben-Haim2, M. Benayoun2, P. David2, L. Del Buono2, A. Martens2, Z J Ajaltouni ()3, E. Cogneras3, O. Deschamps3, I. El Rifai3, P. Henrard3, M. Hoballah3, M. Jahjah Hussein3, R. Lefèvre3, L. Li Gioi3, S. Monteil3, V. Niess3, Pascal Perret3, D. Roa Romero3, K. Sobczak3, C. Adrover4, E. Aslanides4, J. Cogan4, R. Legac4, O. Leroy4, G. Mancinelli4, E. Maurice4, M. Perrin-Terrin4, M. Sapunov4, J. Serrano4, A. Tsaregorodtsev4, I. De Bonis5, D. Decamp5, Ph. Ghez5, P. Hopchev5, J.-P. Lees5, I.V. Machikhiliyan5, M.-N. Minard5, B. Pietrzyk5, S. T'Jampens5, V. Tisserand5, E. Tournefier5
1:  LAL - Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire
CNRS : UMR8607 – IN2P3 – Université Paris XI - Paris Sud
Centre Scientifique d'Orsay B.P. 34 91898 ORSAY Cedex
2:  LPNHE - Laboratoire de Physique Nucléaire et de Hautes Énergies
CNRS : UMR7585 – IN2P3 – Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) - Paris VI – Université Paris VII - Paris Diderot
Barre 12-22, 1er étage 4 Place Jussieu 75252 Paris Cedex 05
3:  LPC - Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire [Clermont-Ferrand]
CNRS : UMR6533 – IN2P3 – Université Blaise Pascal - Clermont-Ferrand II
Campus des Cézeaux 24, avenue des Landais BP 80026 63171 Aubière Cedex
4:  CPPM - Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille
CNRS : UMR7346 – IN2P3 – Université de la Méditerranée - Aix-Marseille II
163, avenue de Luminy - Case 902 - 13288 Marseille cedex 09
5:  LAPP - Laboratoire d'Annecy le Vieux de Physique des Particules
CNRS : UMR5814 – IN2P3 – Université de Savoie
9 Chemin de Bellevue - BP 110 - 74941 Annecy-le-Vieux CEDEX - France
First evidence of the $B^0\to J/\psi\omega$ decay is found and the $B_{s}^0\to J/\psi\eta$ and $B_{s}^0\to J/\psi\eta^{\prime}$ decays are studied using a dataset corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.0 $\mathrm{fb}^{-1}$ collected by the LHCb experiment in proton-proton collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of $\sqrt{s} = 7$ TeV. The branching fractions of these decays are measured relative to that of the $\mathrm{B}^0\to J/\psi\rho^0$ decay: $$\frac{Br(B^0\to J/\psi\omega)}{Br(B^0\to J/\psi\rho^0)} = 0.89 \pm0.19(stat)^{+0.07}_{-0.13}(syst)$$ $$\frac{Br(B^0_s\to J/\psi\eta)}{Br(B^0\to J/\psi\rho^0)} = 14.0 \pm 1.2(stat)^{+1.1}_{-1.5}(syst)^{+1.1}_{-1.0}(\frac{f_d}{f_s}),$$ $$\frac{Br(B^0_s\to J/\psi\eta^{\prime})}{Br(B^0\to J/\psi\rho^0)} = 12.7\pm1.1(stat)^{+0.5}_{-1.3}(syst)^{+1.0}_{-0.9}(\frac{f_d}{f_s}),$$ where the last uncertainty is due to the knowledge of $f_d/f_s$, the ratio of b-quark hadronization factors that accounts for the different production rate of $B^0$ and $B^0_s$ mesons. The ratio of the branching fractions of $B^0_s\to J/\psi\eta^{\prime}$ and $B^0_s\to J/\psi\eta$ decays is measured to be $$ \frac{Br(B^0_s\to J/\psi\eta^{\prime})}{Br(B^0_s\to J/\psi\eta)} = 0.90\pm0.09(stat)^{+0.06}_{-0.02}(syst).$$

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Nuclear Physics B (Nucl. Phys. B)
Publisher Elsevier
ISSN 0550-3213 (eISSN : 0550-3213)

CERN-PH-EP2012-287; LHCb-PAPER-2012-022
23 pages, 7 figures - See paper for full list of authors
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