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Measurement of the $D\to K^-\pi^+$ strong phase difference in $\psi(3770)\to D^0\overline{D}{}^0$
Novosibirsk State Univ, Novosibirsk 630090, Russia..
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2014 (English)In: PHYSICS LETTERS B, ISSN 0370-2693, Vol. 734Article in journal (Refereed) PublishedText
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We study $D^0\overline{D}{}^0$ pairs produced in $e^+e^-$ collisions at $\sqrt{s}=3.773$ GeV using a data sample of 2.92 fb$^{-1}$ collected with the BESIII detector. We measure the asymmetry $\mathcal{A}^{CP}_{K\pi}$ of the branching fractions of $D \to K^-\pi^+$ in $CP$-odd and $CP$-even eigenstates to be $(12.7\pm1.3\pm0.7)\times10^{-2}$. $\mathcal{A}^{CP}_{K\pi}$ can be used to extract the strong phase difference $\delta_{K\pi}$ between the doubly Cabibbo-suppressed process $\overline{D}{}^{0}\to K^-\pi^+$ and the Cabibbo-favored process $D^0\to K^- \pi^+$. Using world-average values of external parameters, we obtain $\cos\delta_{K\pi} = 1.02\pm0.11\pm0.06\pm0.01$. Here, the first and second uncertainties are statistical and systematic, respectively, while the third uncertainty arises from the external parameters. This is the most precise measurement of $\delta_{K\pi}$ to date.

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2014. Vol. 734
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Subatomic Physics
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-288063DOI: 10.1016/j.physletb.2014.05.071OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-288063DiVA: diva2:923889

Funding: The BESIII Collaboration thanks the staff of BEPCII and the IHEP computing center for their strong support. This work is supported in part by National Key Basic Research Program of China under Contract No. 2015CB856700; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) under Contracts No. 11125525, No. 11235011, No. 11322544, No. 11335008, and No. 11425524; the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Large-Scale Scientific Facility Program; the CAS Center for Excellence in Particle Physics; the Collaborative Innovation Center for Particles and Interactions; Joint Large-Scale Scientific Facility Funds of the NSFC and CAS under Contracts No. 11179007, No. U1232201, and No. U1332201; CAS under Contracts No. KJCX2-YW-N29 and No. KJCX2-YW-N45; 100 Talents Program of CAS; National 1000 Talents Program of China; INPAC and Shanghai Key Laboratory for Particle Physics and Cosmology; German Research Foundation DFG under Collaborative Research Center Contract No. CRC-1044; Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy; Joint Funds of the National Science Foundation of China under Contract No. U1232107; Ministry of Development of Turkey under Contract No. DPT2006K-120470; Russian Foundation for Basic Research under Contract No. 14-07-91152; The Swedish Research Council; US Department of Energy under Contracts No. DE-FG02-04ER41291, No. DE-FG02-05ER41374, No. DE-SC0012069, and No. DESC0010118; US National Science Foundation; University of Groningen and the Helmholtzzentrum fuer Schwerionenforschung GmbH, Darmstadt; and WCU Program of National Research Foundation of Korea under Contract No. R32-2008-000-10155-0.

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