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Angular analysis and branching fraction measurement of the decay B0 to K*0 mu+ mu-

S. Chatrchyan M. Besancon 1 F. Couderc 1 M. Dejardin 1 D. Denegri 1 B. Fabbro 1 J.L. Faure 1 F. Ferri 1 S. Ganjour 1 A. Givernaud 1 P. Gras 1 G. Hamel de Monchenault 1 P. Jarry 1 E. Locci 1 J. Malcles 1 L. Millischer 1 A. Nayak 1 J. Rander 1 A. Rosowsky 1 M. Titov S. Baffioni 2 F. Beaudette 2 L. Benhabib 2 M. Bluj 2 Pierre Busson 2 C. Charlot 2 N. Daci 2 T. Dahms 2 M. Dalchenko 2 L. Dobrzynski 2 A. Florent 2 R. Granier de Cassagnac 2 M. Haguenauer 2 P. Mine 2 C. Mironov 2 I.N. Naranjo 2 M. Nguyen 2 C. Ochando 2 P. Paganini 2 D. Sabes 2 R. Salerno 2 Y. Sirois 2 C. Veelken 2 A. Zabi 2 J.-L. Agram 3 J. Andrea 3 D. Bloch 3 J.-M. Brom 3 E.C. Chabert 3 C. Collard 3 E. Conte 3 F. Drouhin 3 J.-C. Fontaine 3 D. Gele 3 U. Goerlach 3 C. Goetzmann 3 P. Juillot 3 A.-C. Le Bihan 3 P. van Hove 3 S. Gadrat 4 S. Beauceron 5 N. Beaupere 5 G. Boudoul 5 S. Brochet 5 J. Chasserat 5 R. Chierici 5 D. Contardo 5 P. Depasse 5 H. El Mamouni 5 J. Fay 5 S. Gascon 5 M. Gouzevitch 5 B. Ille 5 T. Kurca 5 M. Lethuillier 5 L. Mirabito 5 S. Perries 5 L. Sgandurra 5 V. Sordini 5 M. Vander Donckt 5 P. Verdier 5 S. Viret 5 
Abstract : The angular distributions and the differential branching fraction of the decay B0 to K*(892)0 mu+ mu- are studied using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 5.2 inverse femtobarns collected with the CMS detector at the LHC in pp collisions at sqrt(s) = 7 TeV. From more than 400 signal decays, the forward-backward asymmetry of the muons, the K*(892)0 longitudinal polarization fraction, and the differential branching fraction are determined as a function of the square of the dimuon invariant mass. The measurements are in good agreement with standard model predictions.
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S. Chatrchyan, M. Besancon, F. Couderc, M. Dejardin, D. Denegri, et al.. Angular analysis and branching fraction measurement of the decay B0 to K*0 mu+ mu-. Physics Letters B, 2013, 727, pp.77-100. ⟨10.1016/j.physletb.2013.10.017⟩. ⟨in2p3-00854499⟩

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