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Search for baryon and lepton number violating decays of the tau lepton

Abstract:

We have searched for five decay modes of the τ lepton that simultaneously violate lepton and baryon number: τ-→p̄γ, τ-→p̄π0, τ-→p̄η, τ-→p̄2π0, and τ-→p̄π0η. The data used in the search were collected with the CLEO II detector at the Cornell Electron Storage Ring. The integrated luminosity of the data sample is 4.7 fb-1, corresponding to the production of 4.3 × 106 τ+τ- events. No evidence is found for any of the decays, resulting in much improved upper limits on the branching fractions for th...

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10.1103/PhysRevD.59.091303

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Journal:
Physical Review D
Volume:
59
Issue:
9
Pages:
1-4
Publication date:
1999-05-01
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EISSN:
1089-4918
ISSN:
0556-2821
Source identifiers:
28567
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:28567
UUID:
uuid:089fe23c-2f65-4f7c-83f1-54d2a7a47b13
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pubs:28567
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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