We present the first observation of the decay $B^+\to\rho^+K^0$, using a data sample of 348 fb$^{-1}$ collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance with the \babar detector.The branching fraction and charge asymmetry are measured to be $(8.0^{+1.4}_{-1.3}\pm0.6)\times10^{-6}$ and ($-12.2\pm16.6\pm2.0)%$, respectively, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. The significance of the observed branching fraction, including systematic uncertainties, is 7.9 standard deviations.

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Observation of $B^+\to\rho^+K^0$ and Measurement of its Branching Fraction and Charge Asymmetry

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

Abstract

We present the first observation of the decay $B^+\to\rho^+K^0$, using a data sample of 348 fb$^{-1}$ collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance with the \babar detector.The branching fraction and charge asymmetry are measured to be $(8.0^{+1.4}_{-1.3}\pm0.6)\times10^{-6}$ and ($-12.2\pm16.6\pm2.0)%$, respectively, where the first uncertainty is statistical and the second is systematic. The significance of the observed branching fraction, including systematic uncertainties, is 7.9 standard deviations.
B decays ; CP violation
Settore FIS/01 - Fisica Sperimentale
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e011103
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