4-9 June 2012
Life Sciences Centre, UBC
Canada/Pacific timezone
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Charming new physics

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Life Sciences Centre, UBC

Life Sciences Centre, UBC

University of British Columbia Vancouver, BC Canada
Parallel Talk Heavy Flavour Physics


Yonit Hochberg (Weizmann Institute of Science)


There is experimental evidence for a direct CP asymmetry in singly Cabibbo suppressed $D$ decays, $\Delta A_{CP}$ of order a percent. Naive expectations are that the Standard Model contribution to $\Delta A_{CP}$ is an order of magnitude smaller. We explore the possibility that a major part of the asymmetry comes from new physics. In this context we discuss accommodating this large contribution to CP violation in charm decays in both a minimal model with an extra scalar doublet,previously suggested to explain the large forward-backward asymmetry in $t\bar t$ production at the Tevatron, as well as in supersymmetric flavor models.
<strong>E-mail Address</strong> yonit.hochberg@weizmann.ac.il

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Yonit Hochberg (Weizmann Institute of Science)

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