Search for direct CP violation in D-0 -> h(-)h(+) modes using semileptonic B decays

A search for direct CP violation in D-0 -> h(-)h(+) (where h = K or pi) is presented using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.0 fb(-1) collected in 2011 by LHCb in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 7 TeV. The analysis uses D-0 mesons produced in inclusive semileptonic b-hadron decays to the D-0 mu X final state, where the charge of the accompanying muon is used to tag the flavour of the D-0 meson. The difference in the CP-violating asymmetries between the two decay channels is measured to be Delta A(CP) = A(CP)(K-K+) - A(CP)(pi(-)pi(+)) = (0.49 +/- 0.30 (stat) +/- 0.14 (syst))%. This result does not confirm the evidence for direct CP violation in the charm sector reported in other analyses. (c) 2013 CERN. Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.


Published in:
Physics Letters B, 723, 1-3, 33-43
Year:
2013
Publisher:
Amsterdam, Elsevier
ISSN:
0370-2693
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