AffiliationUniv Arizona, Dept Phys & Astron
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CitationDatta, A., Kamali, S., Meinel, S. et al. J. High Energ. Phys. (2017) 2017: 131. https://doi.org/10.1007/JHEP08(2017)131
JournalJournal of High Energy Physics
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AbstractIn a recent paper we studied the effect of new-physics operators with different Lorentz structures on the semileptonic Λb → Λcτν¯τ decay. This decay is of interest in light of the R(D(∗)) puzzle in the semileptonic B¯ → D(∗)τν¯τ decays. In this work we add tensor operators to extend our previous results and consider both model-independent new physics (NP) and specific classes of models proposed to address the R(D(∗)) puzzle. We show that a measurement of R(Λc) = B[Λb → Λcτν¯τ ]/B[Λb → Λcℓν¯ℓ] can strongly constrain the NP parameters of models discussed for the R(D(∗)) puzzle. We use form factors from lattice QCD to calculate all Λb → Λcτν¯τ observables. The Λb → Λc tensor form factors had not previously been determined in lattice QCD, and we present new lattice results for these form factors here.
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SponsorsNational Science Foundation [PHY-1414345, OCI-1053575]; RHIC Physics Fellow Program of the RIKEN BNL Research Center; U.S. Department of Energy [DE-AC02-05CH11231]