Publications 2007

PhD theses

Max Arjen Baak
Measurement of CKM-angle gamma with charmed B0 meson decays
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 5 February 2007
Promotor: J.F.J. van den Brand, Copromotor: H.G. Raven

Paul Bastiaan van der Nat
Transversity in two-hadron fragmentation
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 5 September 2007
Promotor: G. van der Steenhoven, Copromotor: L. Lapikás

Jacopo Nardulli
Reconstruction of two-body B decays in LHCb
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 4 October 2007
Promotor: J.F.J. van den Brand, M. Merk

Academic publications

LHCb collaboration:

N. Tuning , Tracking with the LHCb spectrometer:
Detector performance and track reconstruction
, Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 580 (2007) 884
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2007.06.108

G. Raven (LHCb Collaboration), LHCb:Status and Prospects,
Proceedings 1st Workshop on Theory, Phenomenology and Experiment in Heavy Flavour
Physics, Anacapri (Napoli), Italy, 29-31 May 2006,
Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 163 (2007) 153
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2006.09.019

E. Rodrigues (LHCb Collaboration), The LHCb Trigger System,
Nucl. Phys. B (Proc. Suppl.) 170 (2007) 298
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2007.05.010 
 
J. Nardulli et al. (LHCb Collaboration), Overview of LHCb alignment,
Proceedings 1st LHC Detector Alignment Workshop, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, 4-6 Sep. 2006.
CERN2007-004. ISBN 9789290832959. 197
http://www.nikhef.nl/pub/services/biblio/bib_PN/CERN2007-004_197.pdf

BABAR Collaboration:
B. Aubert (et al.); M.A. Baak, H.J. Bulten, G. Raven, H.L. Snoek, L. Wilden

Observation of a charmed baryon decaying to D0p at a mass near 2.94 GeV/c2
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 012001
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e012001

Observation of CP violation in B → eta'K0 decays
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 031801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e031801

Vector-tensor and vector-vector decay amplitude analysis of B0→ phiK*0
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 051801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e051801

Observation of B → eta'K* and evidence for B+ → eta' rho+
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 051802
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e051802

Measurement of the CP asymmetry and branching fraction of B0→ rho0K0
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 051803
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e051803

Search for lepton flavor violating decays tau±→ l±pi0, l±eta, l±eta
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 061803
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e061803

Observation of Decays B0→ Ds(*)+pi– and B0→ Ds(*)-K+
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 081801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e081801

Measurement of the B0→ pi–l+nu form-factor shape and branching fraction, and determination of |Vub|
with a loose neutrino reconstruction technique
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 091801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e091801

Evidence for B0→ rho0rho0 decays and implications for the Cabibbo-Kobayashi-Maskawa angle alpha
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 111801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e111801

Measurement of the pseudoscalar decay constant fDs using charm-tagged events in e+e– collisions at √s = 10.58 GeV
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 141801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e141801

Branching fraction measurements of B+ → rho+gamma, B0→ rho0gamma, and B0→ omega gamma
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 151802
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e151802

Evidence for the rare decay B+ → Ds+pi0
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 171801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e171801

Measurements of CP-Violating asymmetries in B0→ a1±(1260)pi∓ decays
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 181803
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e181803

Evidence for D0-D0 mixing
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 211802
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e211802

Measurement of branching fractions and mass spectra of B → K pi pi gamma
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 211804
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e211804

Evidence of a broad structure at an invariant mass of 4.32 GeV/c2 in the reaction e+e–→ pi+pi–psi(2S) measured at BABAR
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 212001
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e212001

 
Observation of CP Violation in B0→ K+pi– and B0→ pi+pi–
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 021603
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e021603

Search for the rare decay B → pi l+l–
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 051801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e051801

Production and Decay of Omegac0
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 062001
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e062001

Measurement of CP-Violating asymmetries in B0→ D(*)D±D∓
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 071801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e071801

Measurement of the time-dependent CP asymmetry in B0→ D(*)CP h0 decays
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 081801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e081801

Measurements of CP-violating asymmetries in the decay B0→ K+K–K0
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 161802
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e161802

Improved measurement of CP violation in neutral B decays to ccs
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 171803
http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.171803

Search for the decay B+ → K+tau±μ±
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 201801
http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.201801

Amplitude analysis of the B± → phi K*(892)± decay
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 201802
http://dx.doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.99.201802

Observation of the decay B+ → K+K–pi+
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 221801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e221801

Measurement of cos2beta in B0→ D(*)h0 Decays with a Time-Dependent Dalitz Plot Analysis of D→ Ks0pi+pi–
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 231802
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e231802

Measurement of CP violation parameters with a Dalitz plot analysis of B± → D pi+pi–pi0K±
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 251801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e251801

Improved limits on the lepton-flavor violating decays tau–→ l–l+l–
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 251803
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e251803

Evidence for charged B-meson decays to a1±(1260)pi0 and a10(1260)pi±
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 261801
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e261801

Inclusive Lambdac+ production in e+e– annihilations at √s = 10.54 GeV and in Υ(4S) decays
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 012003
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e012003

Improved measurements of the branching fractions for B0→ pi+pi– and B0→ K+pi–, and a search for B0→ K+K–
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 012008
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e012008

Branching fraction measurement of B0→ D(*)+pi– and B–→ D(*)0pi– and isospin analysis of B→ D(*)pi decays
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 031101
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e031101

Search for the reactions e+e–→ μ+tau– and e+e–→ e+tau–
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 031103
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e031103

Measurement of B decays to phi K gamma
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 051102
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e051102

Measurements of Lambdac+ branching fractions of Cabibbo-suppressed decay modes involving Lambda and Sigma0
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 052002
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e052002

Study of inclusive B– and B0 decays to flavor-tagged D, Ds, and Lambdac+
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 072002
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e072002

Measurement of the B± → rho±pi0 branching fraction and direct CP asymmetry
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 091103
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e091103

Search for neutral B-meson decays to a0pi, a0K, eta rho0, and eta f0
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 11112
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e111102

Amplitude analysis of the decay D0→ K–K+pi0
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 011102
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e011102

Observation of B+ → rho+K0 and measurement of its branching fraction and charge asymmetry
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 011103
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e011103

Measurement of CP-violating asymmetries in B0 → (rho pi)0 using a time-dependent Dalitz plot analysis
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 012004
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e012004

The e+ e– → K+ K– pi+pi–, K+ K– pi0pi0 and K+ K– K+ K– Cross Sections Measured with Initial-State Radiation
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 012008
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e012008

Search for D0 - D0 mixing using doubly flavor tagged semileptonic decay modes
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 014018
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e014018

Branching fraction and charge asymmetry measurements in B → J/psi pi pi decays
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 031101
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e031101

Measurement of decay amplitudes of B → J/psi K*, psi(2S)K*, and ksic1K* with an angular analysis
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 031102
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e031102

Branching fraction and CP-violation charge asymmetry measurements for B-meson decays
to eta K±, eta pi±, eta'K, eta'pi±, omega K, and omega pi±
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 031103
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e031103

Measurement of the relative branching fractions of B→ D/D*/D**l–nul decays
in events with a fully reconstructed B-meson
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 051101
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e051101

Search for B0→ phi(K+pi–) decays with large K+pi– invariant mass
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 051103
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e051103

Measurement of the tau–→ K–pi0nutau branching fraction
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 051104
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e051104

Search for B+ → tau+nu
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 052002
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e052002

Measurement of the hadronic form factor in D0→ K–e+nue decays
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 052005
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e052005

Study of B0→ rho+rho– decays and constraints on the CKM angle alpha
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 052007
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e052007

Measurement of CP asymmetry in B0→ K0Spi0pi0 decays
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 071101
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e071101

Search for prompt production of ksic and X(3872) in e+e– annihilations
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 071102
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e071102

Search for the decay B+ → K*0(892)K+
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 071103
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e071103

Measurements of the branching fractions of B0→ K*0K+K–, B0→ K*0pi+K–, B0→ K*0K+pi–, and B0→ K*0pi+pi–
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 071194
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e071104

Measurement of CP asymmetries in B0→ K0SK0SK0S decays
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 091101
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e091101

Study of B0→ pi0pi0, B± → pi± pi0, and B± → K± pi± decays, and isospin analysis of B → pi pi decays
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 091102
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e091102

Evidence for the B0→ p pbar K*0 and B+ → etacK*+ decays and study of the decay dynamics of B-meson decays
into p pbar h final states
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 092004
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e092004

The e+e–→ 2(pi+pi–)pi0, 2(pi+pi–)eta, K+K–pi+pi–pi0 and K+K–pi+pi–eta cross sections
measured with initial-state radiation
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 092005
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e092005

Study of e+e–→ Lambda Lambda, Lambda Sigma0, Sigma 0 Sigma 0 using initial state radiation with BABAR
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 092006
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e092006

Search for b→ u transitions in B–→ [K+pi–pi0]DK–
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 111101
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e111101

Improved measurement of time-dependent CP asymmetries and the CP-odd fraction in the decay B1→ D*+D*-
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 111102
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e111102

Study of the exclusive initial-state-radiation production of the D Dbar system
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 111105
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e111105

HERMES Collaboration: A. Airapetian (et al.); H.P. Blok, W.H.A. Hesselink, M.C. Simani

Hadronization in semi-inclusive deep-inelastic scattering on nuclei
Nucl. Phys. B 780 (2007) 1
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nuclphysb.2007.06.004

Beam-charge azimuthal asymmetry and deeply virtual Compton scattering
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 011103
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e011103

Precise determination of the spin structure function g1 of the proton, deuteron, and neutron
Phys. Rev. D 75 (2007) 012007
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v75/e012007

Transverse polarization of   and Lambda hyperons in quasireal photoproduction
Phys. Rev. D 76 (2007) 092008
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRD/v76/e092008

Beam-spin asymmetries in the azimuthal distribution of pion electroproduction
Phys. Lett. B 648 (2007) 164
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2007.03.015

V. Tvaskis (et al.), H.P. Blok, L. Lapikás, G. van der Steenhoven
Longitudinal-transverse separations of deep-inelastic structure functions at low Q2 for hydrogen and deuterium
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 142301
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e142301

Virgo Collaboration: F. Acernese (et al.); J.F.J. van den Brand, S. van der Putten

Data quality studies for burst analysis of Virgo data acquired during Weekly Science Runs
Class. Quantum Grav. 24 (2007) S415
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/24/19/S05

Analysis of noise lines in the Virgo C7 data
Class. Quantum Grav. 24 (2007) S433
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/24/19/S07

Coincidence analysis between periodic source candidates in C6 and C7 Virgo data
Class. Quantum Grav. 24 (2007) S492
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/24/19/S12

Improving the timing precision for inspiral signals found by interferometric gravitational wave detectors
Class. Quantum Grav. 24 (2007) S617
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/24/19/S24

Gravitational waves by gamma-ray bursts and the Virgo detector: the case of GRB 050915a
Class. Quantum Grav. 24 (2007) S671
http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/24/19/S29

Other:

C.B. Crawford (et al.), J.F.J. van den Brand
Measurement of the proton's electric to magnetic form factor ratio from 1H-vector(e-vector,e'p)
Phys. Rev. Lett. 98 (2007) 052301
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v98/e052301

V. Tadevosyan (et al.), H.P. Blok, J.Volmer
Determination of the pion charge form factor for Q2=0.60-1.60 GeV2
Phys. Rev. C 75 (2007) 055205
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRC/v75/e055205

R. Shneor (et al.), E. Jans
Investigation of proton-proton short-range correlations via the 12C(e,e'pp) reaction
Phys. Rev. Lett. 99 (2007) 072501
http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v99/e072501

M. Iodice (et al.), D.L. Groep, W.H.A. Hesselink, E. Jans, L. Lapikás, C.J.G. Onderwater, R. Starink
16O(e,e'p) reaction at large missing energy
Phys. Lett. B 653 (2007) 392
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2007.08.034

J. Colle, E. Lascaris, I. Tanczos
The HiSPARC Project; Science, Technology and Education
AIP Conf. Proc. 944 (2007) 44
http://link.aip.org/link/muAPCPCS/944/44/1