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Searching for New Physics in b → sℓ+ℓ− Transitions at the LHCb Experiment

  • Luca Pescatore

Part of the Springer Theses book series (Springer Theses)

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Introduction

This thesis presents two analyses of semileptonic b → sl+l− decays using Flavour Changing Neutral Currents (FCNCs) to test for the presence of new physics and lepton flavour universality, and the equality of couplings for different leptons, which on the basis of experimental evidence is assumed to hold in the Standard Model, free from uncertainties as a result of knowledge of the hadronic matrix elements. It also includes the angular analysis of Lambda_b->Lambda mumu decay and the RK* measurement, both of which are first measurements, not yet performed by any other experiment.

Keywords

Rare Decays B Physics Lepton Flavour Universality Angular Analysis RK* LHCb

Authors and affiliations

  • Luca Pescatore
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de LausanneLausanneSwitzerland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-66423-1
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-66422-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-66423-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2190-5053
  • Series Online ISSN 2190-5061
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