Search for weakly decaying b-flavored pentaquarks

R Aaij, LHCb Collaboration

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Abstract

Investigations of the existence of pentaquark states containing a single b (anti)quark decaying weakly into four specific final states J/ψK+π−p, J/ψK−π−p, J/ψK−π+p, and J/ψϕ(1020)p are reported. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 3.0  fb−1 in 7 and 8 TeV pp collisions acquired with the LHCb detector. Signals are not observed and upper limits are set on the product of the production cross section times branching fraction with respect to that of the Λ0b.
Original languageEnglish
Article number032010
Number of pages11
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume97
Issue number3
Early online date16 Feb 2018
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2018

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