CP violation in decay rates of charged bottom mesons
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- Bernabéu, J. & Jarlskog, C. Z. Phys. C - Particles and Fields (1981) 8: 233. doi:10.1007/BF01545628
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In the standard theory we discuss a mechanism of interference between two different tree-level charged current amplitudes to induce CP violation. The asymmetry between conjugate Cabibbo disfavoured modes of charged bottom meson decays is considered. Estimates for two-body decays ofBu andBc are presented. We find thatBu−→D−+D0*, for instance, can give a big CP asymmetry with values ≈1–50%, depending on the angle and phase parameters.