Alexander, J. P. and Barish, B. and Chadha, M. and Chan, S. and Cowen, D. F. and Eigen, G. and Miller, J. S. and O'Grady, C. and Urheim, J. and Würthwein, F. and Weinstein, Alan J. (1996) Observation of the Cabibbo-suppressed charmed baryon decay Λ_c^+→pφ. Physical Review D, 53 (3). R1013-R1017. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120207-092945847
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We report the observation of the Cabibbo-suppressed decays Λ_c^+→pK^-K^+ and Λ_c^+→pφ using data collected with the CLEO II detector at CESR. The latter mode, observed for the first time with significant statistics, is of interest as a test of color suppression in charm decays. We have determined the branching ratios for these modes relative to Λ_c^+→pK^-π^+ and compared our results with theory.
|Additional Information:||© 1996 The American Physical Society. Received 25 July 1995. We gratefully acknowledge the effort of the CESR staff in providing us with excellent luminosity and running conditions. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy, the Heisenberg Foundation, the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and the A. P. Sloan Foundation.|
|Classification Code:||PACS: 13.30.Eg, 12.39.-x, 14.20.Lq|
|Official Citation:||Observation of the Cabibbo-suppressed charmed baryon decay Λc+→pφ J. P. Alexander et al. pp. R1013-R1017|
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|Deposited By:||Ruth Sustaita|
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