Measurement of the ratios of form factors in the decay Ds+ → φe+ve

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Abstract

The dynamics of the decay Ds+ → φe+ve are studied using a sample of 474 events recorded by the CLEO II detector. A three dimensional fit to the decay angles and q2 is performed to extract the ratios of form factors R2=A2(0)/A1(0) and Rv=V(0 )/ A1(0), where A1(0) and A2(0) are the two axial vector form factors and V(0) is the vector form factor evaluated at q2 =0. By assuming the single pole parameterization for the form factors, we obtain: R2=1.4±0.5±0.3 and Rv=0.9±0.6±0.3.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-410
Number of pages6
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume337
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Oct 13

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We gratefully acknowledge the effort of the CESR staff in providing us with excellent luminosity and running conditions. J.P.A. and P,S.D. thank the PYI program of the NSF, I.P.J.S. thanks the YI program of the NSF, G.E. thanks the Heisenberg Foundation, K.K.G., I.P.J.S., and T.S. thank the TNRLC, K.K.G., H.N.N., J.D.R., T.S. and H.Y. thank the OJI program of DOE and P.R. thanks the A.P. Sloan Foundation for support. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Dept. of Energy and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics

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