Based on the full BABAR data sample, we report improved measurements of the ratios R(D( *)=B(B̄→D( *)τ -ν ̄τ)/B(B̄→D( *)- ν ̄), where ¢ is either e or μ. These ratios are sensitive to new physics contributions in the form of a charged Higgs boson. We measure R(D)=0.440±0.058±0.042 and R(D *)=0. 332±0.024±0.018, which exceed the standard model expectations by 2.0σ and 2.7σ, respectively. Taken together, our results disagree with these expectations at the 3.4σ level. This excess cannot be explained by a charged Higgs boson in the type II two-Higgs-doublet model.

Lees, J., Poireau, V., Tisserand, V., Tico, J., Grauges, E., Palano, A., et al. (2012). Evidence for an excess of B̄→D( *)τ -ν ̄τ decays. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 109(10) [10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.101802].

Evidence for an excess of B̄→D( *)τ -ν ̄τ decays

CARPINELLI, Massimo
Membro del Collaboration Group
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2012

Abstract

Based on the full BABAR data sample, we report improved measurements of the ratios R(D( *)=B(B̄→D( *)τ -ν ̄τ)/B(B̄→D( *)- ν ̄), where ¢ is either e or μ. These ratios are sensitive to new physics contributions in the form of a charged Higgs boson. We measure R(D)=0.440±0.058±0.042 and R(D *)=0. 332±0.024±0.018, which exceed the standard model expectations by 2.0σ and 2.7σ, respectively. Taken together, our results disagree with these expectations at the 3.4σ level. This excess cannot be explained by a charged Higgs boson in the type II two-Higgs-doublet model.
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English
Carpinelli Massimo (BABAR Collaboration)
Lees, J., Poireau, V., Tisserand, V., Tico, J., Grauges, E., Palano, A., et al. (2012). Evidence for an excess of B̄→D( *)τ -ν ̄τ decays. PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 109(10) [10.1103/PhysRevLett.109.101802].
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