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Study of $B_c^+$ decays to the $K^+K^-π^+$ final state and evidence for the decay $B_c^+\toχ_{c0}π^+$

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A study of $B_c^+\to K^+K^-\pi^+$ decays is performed for the first time using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 3.0 $\mathrm{fb}^{-1}$ collected by the LHCb experiment in $pp$ collisions at centre-of-mass energies of $7$ and $8$ TeV. Evidence for the decay $B_c^+\to\chi_{c0}(\to K^+K^-)\pi^+$ is reported with a significance of 4.0 standard deviations, resulting in the measurement of $\frac{\sigma(B_c^+)}{\sigma(B^+)}\times\mathcal{B}(B_c^+\to\chi_{c0}\pi^+)$ to be $(9.8^{+3.4...

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10.1103/PhysRevD.94.091102

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Oxford, MPLS, Physics, Particle Physics
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Publisher:
American Physical Society Publisher's website
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Physical Review D Journal website
Volume:
94
Issue:
9
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Article: 091102(R)
Publication date:
2016-01-01
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2470-0029
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2470-0010
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pubs:636631
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uri:bafc6f4d-2282-4e82-98e8-5508411a3ab6
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uuid:bafc6f4d-2282-4e82-98e8-5508411a3ab6
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pubs:636631
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9
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