We present results from an analysis of B0 to rho+rho- decays using 383.6 million BB-bar pairs collected by the BaBar detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy B Factory at SLAC. The measurements of the B0 to rho+rho- branching fraction, longitudinal polarization fraction f_L, and the CP-violating parameters S_{long} and C_{long} are: B(B0-> rho+rho-) = (25.5 +/- 2.1 (stat) +3.6/-3.9 (syst))*10^-6 f_L = 0.992 +/- 0.024 (stat) +0.026/-0.013 (syst) S_{long} = -0.17 +/- 0.20 (stat) +0.05/-0.06 (syst) C_{long} = 0.01 +/- 0.15 (stat) +/- 0.06 (syst) We determine the unitarity triangle angle alpha, using an isospin analysis of B to rhorho decays. One of the two solutions, alpha = [73.1, 117.0] degrees at 68% CL is compatible with standard model-based fits of existing data. Constraints on the unitarity triangle are also evaluated using an SU(3) symmetry based approach.

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NEAL. - In: PHYSICAL REVIEW D, PARTICLES, FIELDS, GRAVITATION, AND COSMOLOGY. - ISSN 1550-7998. - 76:5(2007), pp. 052007.052007-1-052007.052007-21.

A Study of B0 to rho+rho- Decays and Constraints on the CKM Angle alpha

A. LAZZARO;V. LOMBARDO;F. PALOMBO;N. NERI;
2007

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We present results from an analysis of B0 to rho+rho- decays using 383.6 million BB-bar pairs collected by the BaBar detector at the PEP-II asymmetric-energy B Factory at SLAC. The measurements of the B0 to rho+rho- branching fraction, longitudinal polarization fraction f_L, and the CP-violating parameters S_{long} and C_{long} are: B(B0-> rho+rho-) = (25.5 +/- 2.1 (stat) +3.6/-3.9 (syst))*10^-6 f_L = 0.992 +/- 0.024 (stat) +0.026/-0.013 (syst) S_{long} = -0.17 +/- 0.20 (stat) +0.05/-0.06 (syst) C_{long} = 0.01 +/- 0.15 (stat) +/- 0.06 (syst) We determine the unitarity triangle angle alpha, using an isospin analysis of B to rhorho decays. One of the two solutions, alpha = [73.1, 117.0] degrees at 68% CL is compatible with standard model-based fits of existing data. Constraints on the unitarity triangle are also evaluated using an SU(3) symmetry based approach.
CKM Unitary triangle
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