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Search for Invisible Decays of the Υ(1S)

Aubert, B. and Karyotakis, Y. and Lees, J. P. and Poireau, V. and Prencipe, E. and Prudent, X. and Tisserand, V. and Garra Tico, J. and Grauges, E. and Martinelli, M. and Palano, A. and Pappagallo, M. and Eigen, G. and Stugu, B. and Sun, L. and Battaglia, M. and Brown, D. N. and Hooberman, B. and Kerth, L. T. and Kolomensky, Yu. G. and Lynch, G. and Osipenkov, I. L. and Tackmann, K. and Tanabe, T. and Hawkes, C. M. and Soni, N. and Watson, A. T. and Koch, H. and Schroeder, T. and Asgeirsson, D. J. and Hearty, C. and Mattison, T. S. and McKenna, J. A. and Barrett, M. and Khan, A. and Randle-Conde, A. and Blinov, V. E. and Bukin, A. D. and Buzykaev, A. R. and Druzhinin, V. P. and Golubev, V. B. and Onuchin, A. P. and Serednyakov, S. I. and Skovpen, Yu. I. and Solodov, E. P. and Todyshev, K. Yu. and Bondioli, M. and Curry, S. and Eschrich, I. and Kirkby, D. and Lankford, A. J. and Lund, P. and Mandelkern, M. and Martin, E. C. and Stoker, D. P. and Atmacan, H. and Gary, J. 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C. and Bianchi, F. and Gamba, D. and Pelliccioni, M. and Bomben, M. and Bosisio, L. and Cartaro, C. and Della Ricca, G. and Lanceri, L. and Vitale, L. and Azzolini, V. and Lopez-March, N. and Martinez-Vidal, F. and Milanes, D. A. and Oyanguren, A. and Albert, J. and Banerjee, Sw. and Bhuyan, B. and Choi, H. H. F. and Hamano, K. and King, G. J. and Kowalewski, R. and Lewczuk, M. J. and Nugent, I. M. and Roney, J. M. and Sobie, R. J. and Gershon, T. J. and Harrison, P. F. and Ilic, J. and Latham, T. E. and Mohanty, G. B. and Puccio, E. M. T. and Band, H. R. and Chen, X. and Dasu, S. and Flood, K. T. and Pan, Y. and Prepost, R. and Vuosalo, C. O. and Wu, S. L. (2009) Search for Invisible Decays of the Υ(1S). Physical Review Letters, 103 (25). Art. No. 251801. ISSN 0031-9007. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20100428-123535792

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Abstract

We search for invisible decays of the Υ(1S) meson using a sample of 91.4×10^6 Υ(3S) mesons collected at the BABAR/PEP-II B factory. We select events containing the decay Υ(3S)→π^+π^-Υ(1S) and search for evidence of an undetectable Υ(1S) decay recoiling against the dipion system. We set an upper limit on the branching fraction B(Υ(1S)→invisible)<3.0×10^(-4) at the 90% confidence level.


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Additional Information:© 2009 The American Physical Society. Received 20 August 2009; published 16 December 2009. 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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Classification Code:PACS: 13.25.Hw, 11.30.Er, 12.15.Hh
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