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A search for WbJ in decays of Y(5S): an analysis design study

Corrado, Nicholas (2019) A search for WbJ in decays of Y(5S): an analysis design study. Undergraduate Thesis, University of Pittsburgh. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

The recent discovery of the states Zb and Zb' implies the possible existence of a new family of hadronic resonances including molecular states dubbed WbJ. We search for WbJ in the decay using 121.4 fb-1 of data collected at the Y(5S) resonance with the Belle detector
at the KEKB asymmetric-energy electron-positron collider. Using Monte Carlo simulation, we study Belle's sensitivity to the decay Y(5S) → γWbJ
and report the current status of our analysis.


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Item Type: University of Pittsburgh ETD
Status: Unpublished
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Corrado, Nicholasnec42@pitt.edunec42
ETD Committee:
TitleMemberEmail AddressPitt UsernameORCID
Committee ChairSavinov, Vladimirvladimirsavinov@gmail.comvps3
Committee MemberMueller, Jamesmueller@pitt.edumueller
Committee MemberPaolone, Vittoriovipres@pitt.eduvipres
Committee MemberBriere, Royrbriere@andrew.cmu.edu
Date: 22 April 2019
Date Type: Publication
Defense Date: 2 April 2019
Approval Date: 22 April 2019
Submission Date: 16 April 2019
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Number of Pages: 57
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: University Honors College
Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences > Physics
Degree: BPhil - Bachelor of Philosophy
Thesis Type: Undergraduate Thesis
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physics Belle molecular states bottomonium
Date Deposited: 22 Apr 2019 16:29
Last Modified: 22 Apr 2019 16:29
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/36516

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