Production of P-wave charm and charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays

K. Ackerstaff, G. Alexander, J. Allison, N. Altekamp, K. J. Anderson, S. Anderson, S. Arcelli, S. Asai, D. Axen, G. Azuelos, A. H. Ball, E. Barberio, R. J. Barlow, R. Bartoldus, J. R. Batley, S. Baumann, J. Bechtluft, C. Beeston, T. Behnke, A. N. Bell & 314 others K. W. Bell, G. Bella, S. Bentvelsen, P. Berlich, S. Bethke, O. Biebel, A. Biguzzi, S. D. Bird, V. Blobel, I. J. Bloodworth, J. E. Bloomer, M. Bobinski, P. Bock, D. Bonacorsi, M. Boutemeur, B. T. Bouwens, S. Braibant, L. Brigliadori, R. M. Brown, H. J. Burckhart, C. Burgard, R. Bürgin, P. Capiluppi, R. K. Carnegie, A. A. Carter, J. R. Carter, C. Y. Chang, D. G. Charlton, D. Chrisman, P. E L Clarke, I. Cohen, J. E. Conboy, O. C. Cooke, M. Cuffiani, S. Dado, C. Dallapiccola, G. M. Dallavalle, S. De Jong, L. A. Del Pozo, K. Desch, M. S. Dixit, E. Do Couto E Silva, M. Doucet, E. Duchovni, G. Duckeck, I. P. Duerdoth, D. Eatough, J. E G Edwards, P. G. Estabrooks, H. G. Evans, M. Evans, F. Fabbri, M. Fanti, A. A. Faust, F. Fiedler, M. Fierro, H. M. Fischer, I. Fleck, R. Folman, D. G. Fong, M. Foucher, A. Fürtjes, D. I. Futyan, P. Gagnon, J. W. Gary, J. Gascon, S. M. Gascon-Shotkin, N. I. Geddes, C. Geich-Gimbel, T. Geralis, G. Giacomelli, P. Giacomelli, R. Giacomelli, V. Gibson, W. R. Gibson, D. M. Gingrich, D. Glenzinski, J. Goldberg, M. J. Goodrick, W. Gorn, C. Grandi, E. Gross, J. Grunhaus, M. Gruwé, C. Hajdu, G. G. Hanson, M. Hansroul, M. Hapke, C. K. Hargrove, P. A. Hart, C. Hartmann, M. Hauschild, C. M. Hawkes, R. Hawkings, R. J. Hemingway, M. Herndon, G. Herten, R. D. Heuer, M. D. Hildreth, J. C. Hill, S. J. Hillier, T. Hilse, P. R. Hobson, R. J. Homer, A. K. Honma, D. Horváth, R. Howard, D. E. Hutchcroft, P. Igo-Kemenes, D. C. Imrie, M. R. Ingram, K. Ishii, A. Jawahery, P. W. Jeffreys, H. Jeremie, M. Jimack, A. Joly, C. R. Jones, G. Jones, M. Jones, U. Jost, P. Jovanovic, T. R. Junk, D. Karlen, V. Kartvelishvili, K. Kawagoe, T. Kawamoto, R. K. Keeler, R. G. Kellogg, B. W. Kennedy, J. Kirk, A. Klier, S. Kluth, T. Kobayashi, M. Kobel, D. S. Koetke, T. P. Kokott, M. Kolrep, S. Komamiya, T. Kress, P. Krieger, J. Von Krogh, P. Kyberd, G. D. Lafferty, R. Lahmann, W. P. Lai, D. Lanske, J. Lauber, S. R. Lautenschlager, J. G. Layter, D. Lazic, A. M. Lee, E. Lefebvre, D. Lellouch, J. Letts, L. Levinson, S. L. Lloyd, F. K. Loebinger, G. D. Long, M. J. Losty, J. Ludwig, A. Macchiolo, A. Macpherson, M. Mannelli, S. Marcellini, C. Markus, A. J. Martin, J. P. Martin, G. Martinez, T. Mashimo, P. Mättig, W. J. McDonald, J. McKenna, E. A. Mckigney, T. J. McMahon, R. A. McPherson, F. Meijers, S. Menke, F. S. Merritt, H. Mes, J. Meyer, A. Michelini, G. Mikenberg, D. J. Miller, A. Mincer, R. Mir, W. Mohr, A. Montanari, T. Mori, M. Morii, U. Müller, K. Nagai, I. Nakamura, H. A. Neal, B. Nellen, R. Nisius, S. W. O'Neale, F. G. Oakham, F. Odorici, H. O. Ogren, N. J. Oldershaw, M. J. Oreglia, S. Orito, J. Pálinkas, G. Pásztor, J. R. Pater, G. N. Patrick, J. Patt, M. J. Pearce, S. Petzold, P. Pfeifenschneider, J. E. Pilcher, J. Pinfold, D. E. Plane, P. Poffenberger, B. Poli, A. Posthaus, H. Przysiezniak, D. L. Rees, D. Rigby, S. Robertson, S. A. Robins, N. Rodning, J. M. Roney, A. Rooke, E. Ros, A. M. Rossi, M. Rosvick, P. Routenburg, Y. Rozen, K. Runge, O. Runolfsson, U. Ruppel, D. R. Rust, R. Rylko, K. Sachs, T. Saeki, E. K G Sarkisyan, C. Sbarra, A. D. Schaile, O. Schaile, F. Scharf, P. Scharff-Hansen, P. Schenk, J. Schieck, P. Schleper, B. Schmitt, S. Schmitt, A. Schöning, M. Schröder, H. C. Schultz-Coulon, M. Schulz, M. Schumacher, C. Schwick, W. G. Scott, T. G. Shears, B. C. Shen, C. H. Shepherd-Themistocleous, P. Sherwood, G. P. Siroli, A. Sittler, A. Skillman, A. Skuja, A. M. Smith, G. A. Snow, R. Sobie, S. Söldner-Rembold, R. W. Springer, M. Sproston, K. Stephens, J. Steuerer, B. Stockhausen, K. Stoll, D. Strom, P. Szymanski, R. Tafirout, S. D. Talbot, S. Tanaka, P. Taras, S. Tarem, R. Teuscher, M. Thiergen, M. A. Thomson, E. Von Törne, S. Towers, I. Trigger, E. Tsur, A. S. Turcot, M. F. Turner-Watson, P. Utzat, R. Van Kooten, M. Verzocchi, P. Vikas, E. H. Vokurka, H. Voss, F. Wäckerle, A. Wagner, C. P. Ward, D. R. Ward, P. M. Watkins, A. T. Watson, N. K. Watson, P. S. Wells, N. Wermes, J. S. White, B. Wilkens, G. W. Wilson, J. A. Wilson, G. Wolf, T. R. Wyatt, S. Yamashita, G. Yekutieli, V. Zacek, D. Zer-Zion

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    Results are presented on the production of excited charm and excited charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays. The results are obtained from approximately 4.3 million hadronic Z0 decays, collected on or near the Z0 resonance using the OPAL detector at LEP. The D1 0(2420) and D*2 0(2460) mesons are reconstructed in the D*+π- final state and their separate production rates in charm fragmentation and in weak decays of b-hadrons are determined. Assuming that the decay widths of these mesons are saturated by the allowed D*π and Dπ final states, the charm hadronization fractions and the inclusive branching ratios of b-hadrons to these neutral P-wave charm mesons are determined to be f(c → D1 0) = 0.021 ± 0.007(stat) ± 0.003(syst), f(c → D*2 0) = 0.052 ± 0.022(stat) ± 0.013(syst), f(b → D1 0) = 0.050 ± 0.014(stat) ± 0.006(syst), f(b → D*2 0) = 0.047 ± 0.024(stat) ± 0.013(syst). We also present the first observation at LEP of the Ds1 + (2536) meson which is reconstructed in both the D*+KS 0 and D*0K+ final states. After correcting for the expected contribution from bb events, assuming that the D*K channels saturate the available final states, these results are used to derive the charm hadronization fraction f(c → Ds1 +): f(c → Ds1 +) = 0.016 ± 0.004(stat) ± 0.003(syst).

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)425-440
    Number of pages16
    JournalZeitschrift fur Physik C-Particles and Fields
    Volume76
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - Nov 1997

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    Ackerstaff, K., Alexander, G., Allison, J., Altekamp, N., Anderson, K. J., Anderson, S., ... Zer-Zion, D. (1997). Production of P-wave charm and charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays. Zeitschrift fur Physik C-Particles and Fields, 76(3), 425-440.

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    In: Zeitschrift fur Physik C-Particles and Fields, Vol. 76, No. 3, 11.1997, p. 425-440.

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K. ; Horváth, D. ; Howard, R. ; Hutchcroft, D. E. ; Igo-Kemenes, P. ; Imrie, D. C. ; Ingram, M. R. ; Ishii, K. ; Jawahery, A. ; Jeffreys, P. W. ; Jeremie, H. ; Jimack, M. ; Joly, A. ; Jones, C. R. ; Jones, G. ; Jones, M. ; Jost, U. ; Jovanovic, P. ; Junk, T. R. ; Karlen, D. ; Kartvelishvili, V. ; Kawagoe, K. ; Kawamoto, T. ; Keeler, R. K. ; Kellogg, R. G. ; Kennedy, B. W. ; Kirk, J. ; Klier, A. ; Kluth, S. ; Kobayashi, T. ; Kobel, M. ; Koetke, D. S. ; Kokott, T. P. ; Kolrep, M. ; Komamiya, S. ; Kress, T. ; Krieger, P. ; Von Krogh, J. ; Kyberd, P. ; Lafferty, G. D. ; Lahmann, R. ; Lai, W. P. ; Lanske, D. ; Lauber, J. ; Lautenschlager, S. R. ; Layter, J. G. ; Lazic, D. ; Lee, A. M. ; Lefebvre, E. ; Lellouch, D. ; Letts, J. ; Levinson, L. ; Lloyd, S. L. ; Loebinger, F. K. ; Long, G. D. ; Losty, M. J. ; Ludwig, J. ; Macchiolo, A. ; Macpherson, A. ; Mannelli, M. ; Marcellini, S. ; Markus, C. ; Martin, A. J. ; Martin, J. P. ; Martinez, G. ; Mashimo, T. ; Mättig, P. ; McDonald, W. J. ; McKenna, J. ; Mckigney, E. A. ; McMahon, T. J. ; McPherson, R. A. ; Meijers, F. ; Menke, S. ; Merritt, F. S. ; Mes, H. ; Meyer, J. ; Michelini, A. ; Mikenberg, G. ; Miller, D. J. ; Mincer, A. ; Mir, R. ; Mohr, W. ; Montanari, A. ; Mori, T. ; Morii, M. ; Müller, U. ; Nagai, K. ; Nakamura, I. ; Neal, H. A. ; Nellen, B. ; Nisius, R. ; O'Neale, S. W. ; Oakham, F. G. ; Odorici, F. ; Ogren, H. O. ; Oldershaw, N. J. ; Oreglia, M. J. ; Orito, S. ; Pálinkas, J. ; Pásztor, G. ; Pater, J. R. ; Patrick, G. N. ; Patt, J. ; Pearce, M. J. ; Petzold, S. ; Pfeifenschneider, P. ; Pilcher, J. E. ; Pinfold, J. ; Plane, D. E. ; Poffenberger, P. ; Poli, B. ; Posthaus, A. ; Przysiezniak, H. ; Rees, D. L. ; Rigby, D. ; Robertson, S. ; Robins, S. A. ; Rodning, N. ; Roney, J. M. ; Rooke, A. ; Ros, E. ; Rossi, A. M. ; Rosvick, M. ; Routenburg, P. ; Rozen, Y. ; Runge, K. ; Runolfsson, O. ; Ruppel, U. ; Rust, D. R. ; Rylko, R. ; Sachs, K. ; Saeki, T. ; Sarkisyan, E. K G ; Sbarra, C. ; Schaile, A. D. ; Schaile, O. ; Scharf, F. ; Scharff-Hansen, P. ; Schenk, P. ; Schieck, J. ; Schleper, P. ; Schmitt, B. ; Schmitt, S. ; Schöning, A. ; Schröder, M. ; Schultz-Coulon, H. C. ; Schulz, M. ; Schumacher, M. ; Schwick, C. ; Scott, W. G. ; Shears, T. G. ; Shen, B. C. ; Shepherd-Themistocleous, C. H. ; Sherwood, P. ; Siroli, G. P. ; Sittler, A. ; Skillman, A. ; Skuja, A. ; Smith, A. M. ; Snow, G. A. ; Sobie, R. ; Söldner-Rembold, S. ; Springer, R. W. ; Sproston, M. ; Stephens, K. ; Steuerer, J. ; Stockhausen, B. ; Stoll, K. ; Strom, D. ; Szymanski, P. ; Tafirout, R. ; Talbot, S. D. ; Tanaka, S. ; Taras, P. ; Tarem, S. ; Teuscher, R. ; Thiergen, M. ; Thomson, M. A. ; Von Törne, E. ; Towers, S. ; Trigger, I. ; Tsur, E. ; Turcot, A. S. ; Turner-Watson, M. F. ; Utzat, P. ; Van Kooten, R. ; Verzocchi, M. ; Vikas, P. ; Vokurka, E. H. ; Voss, H. ; Wäckerle, F. ; Wagner, A. ; Ward, C. P. ; Ward, D. R. ; Watkins, P. M. ; Watson, A. T. ; Watson, N. K. ; Wells, P. S. ; Wermes, N. ; White, J. S. ; Wilkens, B. ; Wilson, G. W. ; Wilson, J. A. ; Wolf, G. ; Wyatt, T. R. ; Yamashita, S. ; Yekutieli, G. ; Zacek, V. ; Zer-Zion, D. / Production of P-wave charm and charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays. In: Zeitschrift fur Physik C-Particles and Fields. 1997 ; Vol. 76, No. 3. pp. 425-440.
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    title = "Production of P-wave charm and charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays",
    abstract = "Results are presented on the production of excited charm and excited charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays. The results are obtained from approximately 4.3 million hadronic Z0 decays, collected on or near the Z0 resonance using the OPAL detector at LEP. The D1 0(2420) and D*2 0(2460) mesons are reconstructed in the D*+π- final state and their separate production rates in charm fragmentation and in weak decays of b-hadrons are determined. Assuming that the decay widths of these mesons are saturated by the allowed D*π and Dπ final states, the charm hadronization fractions and the inclusive branching ratios of b-hadrons to these neutral P-wave charm mesons are determined to be f(c → D1 0) = 0.021 ± 0.007(stat) ± 0.003(syst), f(c → D*2 0) = 0.052 ± 0.022(stat) ± 0.013(syst), f(b → D1 0) = 0.050 ± 0.014(stat) ± 0.006(syst), f(b → D*2 0) = 0.047 ± 0.024(stat) ± 0.013(syst). We also present the first observation at LEP of the Ds1 + (2536) meson which is reconstructed in both the D*+KS 0 and D*0K+ final states. After correcting for the expected contribution from bb events, assuming that the D*K channels saturate the available final states, these results are used to derive the charm hadronization fraction f(c → Ds1 +): f(c → Ds1 +) = 0.016 ± 0.004(stat) ± 0.003(syst).",
    author = "K. Ackerstaff and G. Alexander and J. Allison and N. Altekamp and Anderson, {K. J.} and S. Anderson and S. Arcelli and S. Asai and D. Axen and G. Azuelos and Ball, {A. H.} and E. Barberio and Barlow, {R. J.} and R. Bartoldus and Batley, {J. R.} and S. Baumann and J. Bechtluft and C. Beeston and T. Behnke and Bell, {A. N.} and Bell, {K. W.} and G. Bella and S. Bentvelsen and P. Berlich and S. Bethke and O. Biebel and A. Biguzzi and Bird, {S. D.} and V. Blobel and Bloodworth, {I. J.} and Bloomer, {J. E.} and M. Bobinski and P. Bock and D. Bonacorsi and M. Boutemeur and Bouwens, {B. T.} and S. Braibant and L. Brigliadori and Brown, {R. M.} and Burckhart, {H. J.} and C. Burgard and R. B{\"u}rgin and P. Capiluppi and Carnegie, {R. K.} and Carter, {A. A.} and Carter, {J. R.} and Chang, {C. Y.} and Charlton, {D. G.} and D. Chrisman and Clarke, {P. E L} and I. Cohen and Conboy, {J. E.} and Cooke, {O. C.} and M. Cuffiani and S. Dado and C. Dallapiccola and Dallavalle, {G. M.} and {De Jong}, S. and {Del Pozo}, {L. A.} and K. Desch and Dixit, {M. S.} and {Do Couto E Silva}, E. and M. Doucet and E. Duchovni and G. Duckeck and Duerdoth, {I. P.} and D. Eatough and Edwards, {J. E G} and Estabrooks, {P. G.} and Evans, {H. G.} and M. Evans and F. Fabbri and M. Fanti and Faust, {A. A.} and F. Fiedler and M. Fierro and Fischer, {H. M.} and I. Fleck and R. Folman and Fong, {D. G.} and M. Foucher and A. F{\"u}rtjes and Futyan, {D. I.} and P. Gagnon and Gary, {J. W.} and J. Gascon and Gascon-Shotkin, {S. M.} and Geddes, {N. I.} and C. Geich-Gimbel and T. Geralis and G. Giacomelli and P. Giacomelli and R. Giacomelli and V. Gibson and Gibson, {W. R.} and Gingrich, {D. M.} and D. Glenzinski and J. Goldberg and Goodrick, {M. J.} and W. Gorn and C. Grandi and E. Gross and J. Grunhaus and M. Gruw{\'e} and C. Hajdu and Hanson, {G. G.} and M. Hansroul and M. Hapke and Hargrove, {C. K.} and Hart, {P. A.} and C. Hartmann and M. Hauschild and Hawkes, {C. M.} and R. Hawkings and Hemingway, {R. J.} and M. Herndon and G. Herten and Heuer, {R. D.} and Hildreth, {M. D.} and Hill, {J. C.} and Hillier, {S. J.} and T. Hilse and Hobson, {P. R.} and Homer, {R. J.} and Honma, {A. K.} and D. Horv{\'a}th and R. Howard and Hutchcroft, {D. E.} and P. Igo-Kemenes and Imrie, {D. C.} and Ingram, {M. R.} and K. Ishii and A. Jawahery and Jeffreys, {P. W.} and H. Jeremie and M. Jimack and A. Joly and Jones, {C. R.} and G. Jones and M. Jones and U. Jost and P. Jovanovic and Junk, {T. R.} and D. Karlen and V. Kartvelishvili and K. Kawagoe and T. Kawamoto and Keeler, {R. K.} and Kellogg, {R. G.} and Kennedy, {B. W.} and J. Kirk and A. Klier and S. Kluth and T. Kobayashi and M. Kobel and Koetke, {D. S.} and Kokott, {T. P.} and M. Kolrep and S. Komamiya and T. Kress and P. Krieger and {Von Krogh}, J. and P. Kyberd and Lafferty, {G. D.} and R. Lahmann and Lai, {W. P.} and D. Lanske and J. Lauber and Lautenschlager, {S. R.} and Layter, {J. G.} and D. Lazic and Lee, {A. M.} and E. Lefebvre and D. Lellouch and J. Letts and L. Levinson and Lloyd, {S. L.} and Loebinger, {F. K.} and Long, {G. D.} and Losty, {M. J.} and J. Ludwig and A. Macchiolo and A. Macpherson and M. Mannelli and S. Marcellini and C. Markus and Martin, {A. J.} and Martin, {J. P.} and G. Martinez and T. Mashimo and P. M{\"a}ttig and McDonald, {W. J.} and J. McKenna and Mckigney, {E. A.} and McMahon, {T. J.} and McPherson, {R. A.} and F. Meijers and S. Menke and Merritt, {F. S.} and H. Mes and J. Meyer and A. Michelini and G. Mikenberg and Miller, {D. J.} and A. Mincer and R. Mir and W. Mohr and A. Montanari and T. Mori and M. Morii and U. M{\"u}ller and K. Nagai and I. Nakamura and Neal, {H. A.} and B. Nellen and R. Nisius and O'Neale, {S. W.} and Oakham, {F. G.} and F. Odorici and Ogren, {H. O.} and Oldershaw, {N. J.} and Oreglia, {M. J.} and S. Orito and J. P{\'a}linkas and G. P{\'a}sztor and Pater, {J. R.} and Patrick, {G. N.} and J. Patt and Pearce, {M. J.} and S. Petzold and P. Pfeifenschneider and Pilcher, {J. E.} and J. Pinfold and Plane, {D. E.} and P. Poffenberger and B. Poli and A. Posthaus and H. Przysiezniak and Rees, {D. L.} and D. Rigby and S. Robertson and Robins, {S. A.} and N. Rodning and Roney, {J. M.} and A. Rooke and E. Ros and Rossi, {A. M.} and M. Rosvick and P. Routenburg and Y. Rozen and K. Runge and O. Runolfsson and U. Ruppel and Rust, {D. R.} and R. Rylko and K. Sachs and T. Saeki and Sarkisyan, {E. K G} and C. Sbarra and Schaile, {A. D.} and O. Schaile and F. Scharf and P. Scharff-Hansen and P. Schenk and J. Schieck and P. Schleper and B. Schmitt and S. Schmitt and A. Sch{\"o}ning and M. Schr{\"o}der and Schultz-Coulon, {H. C.} and M. Schulz and M. Schumacher and C. Schwick and Scott, {W. G.} and Shears, {T. G.} and Shen, {B. C.} and Shepherd-Themistocleous, {C. H.} and P. Sherwood and Siroli, {G. P.} and A. Sittler and A. Skillman and A. Skuja and Smith, {A. M.} and Snow, {G. A.} and R. Sobie and S. S{\"o}ldner-Rembold and Springer, {R. W.} and M. Sproston and K. Stephens and J. Steuerer and B. Stockhausen and K. Stoll and D. Strom and P. Szymanski and R. Tafirout and Talbot, {S. D.} and S. Tanaka and P. Taras and S. Tarem and R. Teuscher and M. Thiergen and Thomson, {M. A.} and {Von T{\"o}rne}, E. and S. Towers and I. Trigger and E. Tsur and Turcot, {A. S.} and Turner-Watson, {M. F.} and P. Utzat and {Van Kooten}, R. and M. Verzocchi and P. Vikas and Vokurka, {E. H.} and H. Voss and F. W{\"a}ckerle and A. Wagner and Ward, {C. P.} and Ward, {D. R.} and Watkins, {P. M.} and Watson, {A. T.} and Watson, {N. K.} and Wells, {P. S.} and N. Wermes and White, {J. S.} and B. Wilkens and Wilson, {G. W.} and Wilson, {J. A.} and G. Wolf and Wyatt, {T. R.} and S. Yamashita and G. Yekutieli and V. Zacek and D. Zer-Zion",
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    TY - JOUR

    T1 - Production of P-wave charm and charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays

    AU - Ackerstaff, K.

    AU - Alexander, G.

    AU - Allison, J.

    AU - Altekamp, N.

    AU - Anderson, K. J.

    AU - Anderson, S.

    AU - Arcelli, S.

    AU - Asai, S.

    AU - Axen, D.

    AU - Azuelos, G.

    AU - Ball, A. H.

    AU - Barberio, E.

    AU - Barlow, R. J.

    AU - Bartoldus, R.

    AU - Batley, J. R.

    AU - Baumann, S.

    AU - Bechtluft, J.

    AU - Beeston, C.

    AU - Behnke, T.

    AU - Bell, A. N.

    AU - Bell, K. W.

    AU - Bella, G.

    AU - Bentvelsen, S.

    AU - Berlich, P.

    AU - Bethke, S.

    AU - Biebel, O.

    AU - Biguzzi, A.

    AU - Bird, S. D.

    AU - Blobel, V.

    AU - Bloodworth, I. J.

    AU - Bloomer, J. E.

    AU - Bobinski, M.

    AU - Bock, P.

    AU - Bonacorsi, D.

    AU - Boutemeur, M.

    AU - Bouwens, B. T.

    AU - Braibant, S.

    AU - Brigliadori, L.

    AU - Brown, R. M.

    AU - Burckhart, H. J.

    AU - Burgard, C.

    AU - Bürgin, R.

    AU - Capiluppi, P.

    AU - Carnegie, R. K.

    AU - Carter, A. A.

    AU - Carter, J. R.

    AU - Chang, C. Y.

    AU - Charlton, D. G.

    AU - Chrisman, D.

    AU - Clarke, P. E L

    AU - Cohen, I.

    AU - Conboy, J. E.

    AU - Cooke, O. C.

    AU - Cuffiani, M.

    AU - Dado, S.

    AU - Dallapiccola, C.

    AU - Dallavalle, G. M.

    AU - De Jong, S.

    AU - Del Pozo, L. A.

    AU - Desch, K.

    AU - Dixit, M. S.

    AU - Do Couto E Silva, E.

    AU - Doucet, M.

    AU - Duchovni, E.

    AU - Duckeck, G.

    AU - Duerdoth, I. P.

    AU - Eatough, D.

    AU - Edwards, J. E G

    AU - Estabrooks, P. G.

    AU - Evans, H. G.

    AU - Evans, M.

    AU - Fabbri, F.

    AU - Fanti, M.

    AU - Faust, A. A.

    AU - Fiedler, F.

    AU - Fierro, M.

    AU - Fischer, H. M.

    AU - Fleck, I.

    AU - Folman, R.

    AU - Fong, D. G.

    AU - Foucher, M.

    AU - Fürtjes, A.

    AU - Futyan, D. I.

    AU - Gagnon, P.

    AU - Gary, J. W.

    AU - Gascon, J.

    AU - Gascon-Shotkin, S. M.

    AU - Geddes, N. I.

    AU - Geich-Gimbel, C.

    AU - Geralis, T.

    AU - Giacomelli, G.

    AU - Giacomelli, P.

    AU - Giacomelli, R.

    AU - Gibson, V.

    AU - Gibson, W. R.

    AU - Gingrich, D. M.

    AU - Glenzinski, D.

    AU - Goldberg, J.

    AU - Goodrick, M. J.

    AU - Gorn, W.

    AU - Grandi, C.

    AU - Gross, E.

    AU - Grunhaus, J.

    AU - Gruwé, M.

    AU - Hajdu, C.

    AU - Hanson, G. G.

    AU - Hansroul, M.

    AU - Hapke, M.

    AU - Hargrove, C. K.

    AU - Hart, P. A.

    AU - Hartmann, C.

    AU - Hauschild, M.

    AU - Hawkes, C. M.

    AU - Hawkings, R.

    AU - Hemingway, R. J.

    AU - Herndon, M.

    AU - Herten, G.

    AU - Heuer, R. D.

    AU - Hildreth, M. D.

    AU - Hill, J. C.

    AU - Hillier, S. J.

    AU - Hilse, T.

    AU - Hobson, P. R.

    AU - Homer, R. J.

    AU - Honma, A. K.

    AU - Horváth, D.

    AU - Howard, R.

    AU - Hutchcroft, D. E.

    AU - Igo-Kemenes, P.

    AU - Imrie, D. C.

    AU - Ingram, M. R.

    AU - Ishii, K.

    AU - Jawahery, A.

    AU - Jeffreys, P. W.

    AU - Jeremie, H.

    AU - Jimack, M.

    AU - Joly, A.

    AU - Jones, C. R.

    AU - Jones, G.

    AU - Jones, M.

    AU - Jost, U.

    AU - Jovanovic, P.

    AU - Junk, T. R.

    AU - Karlen, D.

    AU - Kartvelishvili, V.

    AU - Kawagoe, K.

    AU - Kawamoto, T.

    AU - Keeler, R. K.

    AU - Kellogg, R. G.

    AU - Kennedy, B. W.

    AU - Kirk, J.

    AU - Klier, A.

    AU - Kluth, S.

    AU - Kobayashi, T.

    AU - Kobel, M.

    AU - Koetke, D. S.

    AU - Kokott, T. P.

    AU - Kolrep, M.

    AU - Komamiya, S.

    AU - Kress, T.

    AU - Krieger, P.

    AU - Von Krogh, J.

    AU - Kyberd, P.

    AU - Lafferty, G. D.

    AU - Lahmann, R.

    AU - Lai, W. P.

    AU - Lanske, D.

    AU - Lauber, J.

    AU - Lautenschlager, S. R.

    AU - Layter, J. G.

    AU - Lazic, D.

    AU - Lee, A. M.

    AU - Lefebvre, E.

    AU - Lellouch, D.

    AU - Letts, J.

    AU - Levinson, L.

    AU - Lloyd, S. L.

    AU - Loebinger, F. K.

    AU - Long, G. D.

    AU - Losty, M. J.

    AU - Ludwig, J.

    AU - Macchiolo, A.

    AU - Macpherson, A.

    AU - Mannelli, M.

    AU - Marcellini, S.

    AU - Markus, C.

    AU - Martin, A. J.

    AU - Martin, J. P.

    AU - Martinez, G.

    AU - Mashimo, T.

    AU - Mättig, P.

    AU - McDonald, W. J.

    AU - McKenna, J.

    AU - Mckigney, E. A.

    AU - McMahon, T. J.

    AU - McPherson, R. A.

    AU - Meijers, F.

    AU - Menke, S.

    AU - Merritt, F. S.

    AU - Mes, H.

    AU - Meyer, J.

    AU - Michelini, A.

    AU - Mikenberg, G.

    AU - Miller, D. J.

    AU - Mincer, A.

    AU - Mir, R.

    AU - Mohr, W.

    AU - Montanari, A.

    AU - Mori, T.

    AU - Morii, M.

    AU - Müller, U.

    AU - Nagai, K.

    AU - Nakamura, I.

    AU - Neal, H. A.

    AU - Nellen, B.

    AU - Nisius, R.

    AU - O'Neale, S. W.

    AU - Oakham, F. G.

    AU - Odorici, F.

    AU - Ogren, H. O.

    AU - Oldershaw, N. J.

    AU - Oreglia, M. J.

    AU - Orito, S.

    AU - Pálinkas, J.

    AU - Pásztor, G.

    AU - Pater, J. R.

    AU - Patrick, G. N.

    AU - Patt, J.

    AU - Pearce, M. J.

    AU - Petzold, S.

    AU - Pfeifenschneider, P.

    AU - Pilcher, J. E.

    AU - Pinfold, J.

    AU - Plane, D. E.

    AU - Poffenberger, P.

    AU - Poli, B.

    AU - Posthaus, A.

    AU - Przysiezniak, H.

    AU - Rees, D. L.

    AU - Rigby, D.

    AU - Robertson, S.

    AU - Robins, S. A.

    AU - Rodning, N.

    AU - Roney, J. M.

    AU - Rooke, A.

    AU - Ros, E.

    AU - Rossi, A. M.

    AU - Rosvick, M.

    AU - Routenburg, P.

    AU - Rozen, Y.

    AU - Runge, K.

    AU - Runolfsson, O.

    AU - Ruppel, U.

    AU - Rust, D. R.

    AU - Rylko, R.

    AU - Sachs, K.

    AU - Saeki, T.

    AU - Sarkisyan, E. K G

    AU - Sbarra, C.

    AU - Schaile, A. D.

    AU - Schaile, O.

    AU - Scharf, F.

    AU - Scharff-Hansen, P.

    AU - Schenk, P.

    AU - Schieck, J.

    AU - Schleper, P.

    AU - Schmitt, B.

    AU - Schmitt, S.

    AU - Schöning, A.

    AU - Schröder, M.

    AU - Schultz-Coulon, H. C.

    AU - Schulz, M.

    AU - Schumacher, M.

    AU - Schwick, C.

    AU - Scott, W. G.

    AU - Shears, T. G.

    AU - Shen, B. C.

    AU - Shepherd-Themistocleous, C. H.

    AU - Sherwood, P.

    AU - Siroli, G. P.

    AU - Sittler, A.

    AU - Skillman, A.

    AU - Skuja, A.

    AU - Smith, A. M.

    AU - Snow, G. A.

    AU - Sobie, R.

    AU - Söldner-Rembold, S.

    AU - Springer, R. W.

    AU - Sproston, M.

    AU - Stephens, K.

    AU - Steuerer, J.

    AU - Stockhausen, B.

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    AU - Ward, D. R.

    AU - Watkins, P. M.

    AU - Watson, A. T.

    AU - Watson, N. K.

    AU - Wells, P. S.

    AU - Wermes, N.

    AU - White, J. S.

    AU - Wilkens, B.

    AU - Wilson, G. W.

    AU - Wilson, J. A.

    AU - Wolf, G.

    AU - Wyatt, T. R.

    AU - Yamashita, S.

    AU - Yekutieli, G.

    AU - Zacek, V.

    AU - Zer-Zion, D.

    PY - 1997/11

    Y1 - 1997/11

    N2 - Results are presented on the production of excited charm and excited charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays. The results are obtained from approximately 4.3 million hadronic Z0 decays, collected on or near the Z0 resonance using the OPAL detector at LEP. The D1 0(2420) and D*2 0(2460) mesons are reconstructed in the D*+π- final state and their separate production rates in charm fragmentation and in weak decays of b-hadrons are determined. Assuming that the decay widths of these mesons are saturated by the allowed D*π and Dπ final states, the charm hadronization fractions and the inclusive branching ratios of b-hadrons to these neutral P-wave charm mesons are determined to be f(c → D1 0) = 0.021 ± 0.007(stat) ± 0.003(syst), f(c → D*2 0) = 0.052 ± 0.022(stat) ± 0.013(syst), f(b → D1 0) = 0.050 ± 0.014(stat) ± 0.006(syst), f(b → D*2 0) = 0.047 ± 0.024(stat) ± 0.013(syst). We also present the first observation at LEP of the Ds1 + (2536) meson which is reconstructed in both the D*+KS 0 and D*0K+ final states. After correcting for the expected contribution from bb events, assuming that the D*K channels saturate the available final states, these results are used to derive the charm hadronization fraction f(c → Ds1 +): f(c → Ds1 +) = 0.016 ± 0.004(stat) ± 0.003(syst).

    AB - Results are presented on the production of excited charm and excited charm-strange mesons in hadronic Z0 decays. The results are obtained from approximately 4.3 million hadronic Z0 decays, collected on or near the Z0 resonance using the OPAL detector at LEP. The D1 0(2420) and D*2 0(2460) mesons are reconstructed in the D*+π- final state and their separate production rates in charm fragmentation and in weak decays of b-hadrons are determined. Assuming that the decay widths of these mesons are saturated by the allowed D*π and Dπ final states, the charm hadronization fractions and the inclusive branching ratios of b-hadrons to these neutral P-wave charm mesons are determined to be f(c → D1 0) = 0.021 ± 0.007(stat) ± 0.003(syst), f(c → D*2 0) = 0.052 ± 0.022(stat) ± 0.013(syst), f(b → D1 0) = 0.050 ± 0.014(stat) ± 0.006(syst), f(b → D*2 0) = 0.047 ± 0.024(stat) ± 0.013(syst). We also present the first observation at LEP of the Ds1 + (2536) meson which is reconstructed in both the D*+KS 0 and D*0K+ final states. After correcting for the expected contribution from bb events, assuming that the D*K channels saturate the available final states, these results are used to derive the charm hadronization fraction f(c → Ds1 +): f(c → Ds1 +) = 0.016 ± 0.004(stat) ± 0.003(syst).

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    M3 - Article

    VL - 76

    SP - 425

    EP - 440

    JO - European Physical Journal C

    JF - European Physical Journal C

    SN - 1434-6044

    IS - 3

    ER -