Search for CP Violation in B± → ψ K± and B± → ψ(2S) K± dacays

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We present a search for direct CP violation in B± → J/ψK± and B± → ψ(2S)K± decays. In a sample of 9.7 × 106 BB¯ meson pairs collected with the CLEO detector, we have fully reconstructed 534 B± → J/ψK± and 120 B± → ψ(2S) K± decays with very low background. We have measured the CP-violating charge asymmetry to be [+0.8 ± 4.3 (sat) ± 0.4 (syst) ]% for B± → J/ψK± and [+2.0 ± 9.1(sat) ± 1.0 (syst)]% for B± → ψ(2S)K±.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5940-5944
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical review letters
Issue number26
Publication statusPublished - 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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