The decay of b quarks into ψ's

Thomas A. DeGrand, William D Toussaint

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Abstract

We calculate branching ratios for the decays of a b quark into ψ or ηc plus anything, using information on the ψ wave-function. Even assuming color suppression of these decays, we find branching ratios around 2% or 1%, respectively.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)256-258
Number of pages3
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume89
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 14 1980
Externally publishedYes

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The decay of b quarks into ψ's. / DeGrand, Thomas A.; Toussaint, William D.

In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 89, No. 2, 14.01.1980, p. 256-258.

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DeGrand, Thomas A. ; Toussaint, William D. / The decay of b quarks into ψ's. In: Physics Letters B. 1980 ; Vol. 89, No. 2. pp. 256-258.
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