Measurement of singly Cabibbo-suppressed decays D→ωππ

(BESIII Collaboration)

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Abstract

Using 2.93 fb-1 of e+e- collision data taken at a center-of-mass energy of 3.773 GeV by the BESIII detector at the BEPCII, we measure the branching fractions of the singly Cabibbo-suppressed decays D→ωππ to be B(D0→ωπ+π-)=(1.33±0.16±0.12)×10-3 and B(D+→ωπ+π0)=(3.87±0.83±0.25)×10-3, where the first uncertainties are statistical and the second ones systematic. The statistical significances are 12.9σ and 7.7σ, respectively. The precision of B(D0→ωπ+π-) is improved by a factor of 2.1 over prior measurements, and B(D+→ωπ+π0) is measured for the first time. No significant signal for D0→ωπ0π0 is observed, and the upper limit on the branching fraction is B(D0→ωπ0π0)<1.10×10-3 at the 90% confidence level. The branching fractions of D→ηππ are also measured and consistent with existing results.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number052003
JournalPhysical Review D
Volume102
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2020

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Funding Information:
The BESIII Collaboration thanks the staff of BEPCII, the IHEP computing center, and the supercomputing center of USTC for their strong support. This work is supported in part by National Key Basic Research Program of China under Contract No. 2015CB856700; National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) under Contracts No. 11335008, No. 11375170, No. 11425524, No. 11475164, No. 11475169, No. 11605196, No. 11605198, No. 11625523, No. 11635010, No. 11705192, No. 11735014, No. 11822506, No. 11835012, No. 11935015, No. 11935016, No. 11935018, No. 11961141012, and No. 11950410506; 64th batch of Postdoctoral Science Fund Foundation under Contract No. 2018M642516; the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) Large-Scale Scientific Facility Program; Joint Large-Scale Scientific Facility Funds of the NSFC and CAS under Contracts No. U1732263 and No. U1832207; CAS Key Research Program of Frontier Sciences under Contracts No. QYZDJ-SSW-SLH003 and No. QYZDJ-SSW-SLH040; 100 Talents Program of CAS; INPAC and Shanghai Key Laboratory for Particle Physics and Cosmology; ERC under Contract No. 758462; German Research Foundation DFG under Contracts No. Collaborative Research Center CRC 1044, No. FOR 2359; Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Italy; Ministry of Development of Turkey under Contract No. DPT2006K-120470; National Science and Technology fund; STFC (United Kingdom); Olle Engkvist Foundation under Contract No. 200-0605; The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation (Sweden) under Contract No. 2016.0157; The Royal Society, UK under Contracts No. DH140054 and No. DH160214; The Swedish Research Council; U.S. Department of Energy under Contracts No. DE-FG02-05ER41374 and No. DE-SC-0012069.

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