25-29 September 2017
Salamanca, Spain
Europe/Zurich timezone

$\bar B^0$, $B^-$ and $\bar B^0_s$ decays into $J/\psi$ and $K \bar K$ or $\pi \eta$

27 Sep 2017, 11:35
20m
Sala Menor

Sala Menor

Talk Spectroscopy of mesons Spectroscopy of mesons

Speaker

Wei-Hong Liang (Guangxi Normal University)

Description

We study the $\bar B^0_s \to J/\psi K^+ K^-$, $\bar B^0 \to J/\psi K^+ K^-$, $B^- \to J/\psi K^0 K^-$,
$\bar B^0 \to J/\psi \pi^0 \eta$ and $B^- \to J/\psi \pi^- \eta$ decays and compare their mass distributions with those obtained for the $\bar B^0_s \to J/\psi \pi^+ \pi^-$ and $\bar B^0 \to J/\psi \pi^+ \pi^-$. The approach followed consist in a factorization of the weak part and the hadronization part into a factor which is common to all the processes. Then what makes the reactions different are some trivial Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa matrix elements and the weight by which the different pairs of mesons appear in a primary step plus their final state interaction. These elements are part of the theory and thus, up to a global normalization factor, all the invariant mass distributions are predicted with no free parameters. Comparison is made with the limited experimental information available. Further comparison of these results with coming LHCb measurements will be very valuable to make progress in our understanding of the meson-meson interaction and the nature of the low lying scalar meson resonances, $f_0(500), f_0(980)$ and $a_0(980)$.

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