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Measurement of the branching fractions of the radiative charm decays D^0→K̅ ^(*0) γ and D^0→ϕγ

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(2008) Measurement of the branching fractions of the radiative charm decays D^0→K̅ ^(*0) γ and D^0→ϕγ. Physical Review D, 78 (7). Art. No. 071101. ISSN 0556-2821. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20100114-083311749

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Abstract

We present a measurement of the branching fractions for the Cabibbo-favored radiative decay D^0→K̅ ^(*0) γ and the Cabibbo-suppressed radiative decay D^0→ϕγ. These measurements are based on a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 387.1  fb^(-1) and recorded with the BABAR detector at the PEP-II e^+e^- asymmetric-energy collider operating at center-of-mass energies 10.58 and 10.54 GeV. We measure the branching fractions relative to the well-studied decay D^0→K^-π^+ and find B(D^0→K̅ ^(*0) γ)/B(D^0→K^-π^+)=(8.43±0.51±0.70)×10^(-3) and B(D^0→ϕγ)/B(D^0→K^-π^+)=(7.15±0.78±0.69)×10^(-4), where the first error is statistical and the second is systematic. This is the first observation of the decay mode D^0→K̅ ^(*0) γ.


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Additional Information:© 2008 The American Physical Society. Received 13 August 2008; published 2 October 2008. We are grateful for the excellent luminosity and machine conditions provided by our PEP-II colleagues, and for the substantial dedicated effort from the computing organizations that support BABAR. The collaborating institutions wish to thank SLAC for its support and kind hospitality This work is supported by DOE and NSF (USA), NSERC (Canada), CEA and CNRS-IN2P3 (France), BMBF and DFG (Germany), INFN (Italy), FOM (The Netherlands), NFR (Norway), MES (Russia), MEC (Spain), and STFC (United Kingdom). Individuals have received support from the Marie Curie EIF (European Union) and the A. P. Sloan Foundation.
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