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Measurement of the spectral function for the $τ^-\to K^-K_Sν_τ$ decay in BABAR experiment

by S. I. Serednyakov

Submission summary

As Contributors: Sergey Serednyakov
Arxiv Link: https://arxiv.org/abs/1810.06242v2
Date accepted: 2019-01-17
Date submitted: 2018-12-07
Submitted by: Serednyakov, Sergey
Submitted to: SciPost Physics Proceedings
Proceedings issue: The 15th International Workshop on Tau Lepton Physics (Amsterdam, 2018-09)
Domain(s): Experimental
Subject area: High-Energy Physics - Experiment

Abstract

The decay $\tau^{-}\to K^{-}K_S\nu_{\tau}$ has been studied using $430\times10^6$ $e^+e^-\to \tau^+\tau^-$ events produced at a center-of-mass energy around 10.6 GeV at the PEP-II collider and studied with the BABAR detector. The mass spectrum of the $K^{-}K_S$ system has been measured and the spectral function has been obtained. The measured branching fraction ${\cal B}(\tau^{-}\to K^{-}K_S\nu_{\tau}) = (0.739\pm 0.011(\rm stat.)\pm 0.020(\rm syst.))\times 10^{-3}$ is found to be in agreement with earlier measurements.

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Submission & Refereeing History

Resubmission 1810.06242v2 on 7 December 2018
Submission 1810.06242v1 on 16 October 2018

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