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One prong tau decays into charged kaons

Buskulic, D. and Finch, Alexander (1994) One prong tau decays into charged kaons. Physics Letters B, 332 (1-2). pp. 209-218. ISSN 0370-2693

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Abstract

Form a sample of about 75000 τ decays measured in the ALEPH detector, 1-prong charged kaon decays are identified by the dE/dx measurement in the central detector. The resulting branching ratios for the inclusive and exclusive modes are: B(τ → ντK− ≥ 0π0 ≥ 0K0) = (1.60±0.07±0.12)%, B(τ → ντK− = (0.64±0.05±0.05)%, B(τ → ντ−π0 = (0.53±0.05±0.07)% and B(τ → ντK−π0π0) = (0.04±0.03±0.02)%. Exclusive modes are corrected for measured KL0 production. The rate for τ → ντK− agrees well with the prediction based on τ - μ universality.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physics Letters B
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 64092
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 08 May 2013 16:46
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2017 14:06
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/64092

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