We present measurements of the branching fractions for the charmless two-body decays B-0 ->pi(+)pi(-) and B-0 -> K+pi(-), and a search for the decay B-0 -> K+K-. We include the effects of final-state radiation from the daughter mesons for the first time, and quote branching fractions for the inclusive processes B-0 -> h(+)h('-)n gamma, where h and h(') are pions or kaons. The maximum value of the sum of the energies of the n undetected photons, E-gamma(max), is mode-dependent. Using a data sample of approximately 227x10(6) Upsilon(4S)-> B (B) over bar decays collected with the BABAR detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy e(+)e(-) collider at SLAC, we measure: B(B-0 ->pi(+)pi(-)n gamma;E-gamma(max)=150 MeV)=(5.1 +/- 0.4 +/- 0.2)x10(-6), B(B-0 -> K+pi(-)n gamma;E-gamma(max)=105 MeV)=(18.1 +/- 0.6 +/- 0.6)x10(-6), B(B-0 -> K(+)K(-)n gamma;E-gamma(max)=59 MeV)< 0.5x10(-6)(90% confidence level), where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. Theoretical calculations can be used to extrapolate from the above measurements the nonradiative branching fractions, B-0. Using one such calculation, we find: B-0(B-0 ->pi(+)pi(-))=(5.5 +/- 0.4 +/- 0.3)x10(-6), B-0(B-0 -> K+pi(-))=(19.1 +/- 0.6 +/- 0.6)x10(-6), B-0(B-0 -> K+K-)< 0.5x10(-6)(90% confidence level). Meaningful comparison between theory and experiment, as well as combination of measurements from different experiments, can be performed only in terms of these nonradiative quantities.

Improved measurements of the branching fractions for B-0 ->pi(+) pi(-) and B-0 -> K+ pi(-), and a search for B-0 -> K+ K-

Baracchini E;Ferroni F;
2007

Abstract

We present measurements of the branching fractions for the charmless two-body decays B-0 ->pi(+)pi(-) and B-0 -> K+pi(-), and a search for the decay B-0 -> K+K-. We include the effects of final-state radiation from the daughter mesons for the first time, and quote branching fractions for the inclusive processes B-0 -> h(+)h('-)n gamma, where h and h(') are pions or kaons. The maximum value of the sum of the energies of the n undetected photons, E-gamma(max), is mode-dependent. Using a data sample of approximately 227x10(6) Upsilon(4S)-> B (B) over bar decays collected with the BABAR detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy e(+)e(-) collider at SLAC, we measure: B(B-0 ->pi(+)pi(-)n gamma;E-gamma(max)=150 MeV)=(5.1 +/- 0.4 +/- 0.2)x10(-6), B(B-0 -> K+pi(-)n gamma;E-gamma(max)=105 MeV)=(18.1 +/- 0.6 +/- 0.6)x10(-6), B(B-0 -> K(+)K(-)n gamma;E-gamma(max)=59 MeV)< 0.5x10(-6)(90% confidence level), where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. Theoretical calculations can be used to extrapolate from the above measurements the nonradiative branching fractions, B-0. Using one such calculation, we find: B-0(B-0 ->pi(+)pi(-))=(5.5 +/- 0.4 +/- 0.3)x10(-6), B-0(B-0 -> K+pi(-))=(19.1 +/- 0.6 +/- 0.6)x10(-6), B-0(B-0 -> K+K-)< 0.5x10(-6)(90% confidence level). Meaningful comparison between theory and experiment, as well as combination of measurements from different experiments, can be performed only in terms of these nonradiative quantities.
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