Publications 2009

Academic Publications


PhD theses 

Hella Leonie Snoek,
Suppressed charmed B decays,
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 2 June 2009.
Promotor: J.F.J. van den Brand, Copromotor: H.G. Raven.
      http://www.nikhef.nl/pub/services/biblio/theses_pdf/thesis_HL_Snoek.pdf

Erik Aras Papadelis,
Characterisation and commissioning of the LHCb VELO detector
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 17 June 2009.
Promotor: M.H.M. Merk, Copromotor: E. Jans
      http://www.nikhef.nl/pub/services/biblio/theses_pdf/thesis_A_Papadelis.pdf


 

Academic publications


LHCb collaboration:

C. Parkes (et al.), T. Ketel, I. Mous, A. Papadelis,
First LHC beam induced tracks reconstructed in the LHCb VELO,
Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 604 (2009) 1.
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2009.01.215

 

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


Measurement of the e+e– → bb cross section between √s = 10.54 and 11.20 GeV,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 012001.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.012001

Direct CP, lepton flavor, and isospin asymmetries in the decays B → K(*)l+l–,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 091803.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.091803

Evidence for X(3872) → ψ(2S) γ in B± → X(3872) K± decays, and a study of
B → cc γ K,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 132001.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.132001

Improved measurement of B+ → ρ+ρ0 and determination of the quark-mixing phase angle α,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 141802.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.141802

Measurement of B → X γ decays and determination of |Vtd/Vts|,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 161803.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.102.161803

Improved limits on lepton flavor violating τ decays to l φ, l ρ, l K* and l K*,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 021801.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.021801

Search for second-class currents in τ– → ω π– ν τ,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 041802.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.041802

Measurement of semileptonic B decays into orbitally excited charmed mesons,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 051803.
      http://link.aps.org/abstract/PRL/v103/e051803

Search for dimuon decays of a light scalar boson in radiative transitions Υ → γA0
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 081803.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.081803

Evidence for the η b(1S) meson in radiative Υ(2S) decay,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 161801.
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.161801

Search for a low-mass Higgs boson in Y(3S) → γA0,A0 → τ+ τ– at BABAR,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 181801. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.181801

Measurement of D0 - D0 mixing from a time-dependent amplitude analysis of
D0 → K+ π– π0 decays,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 211801. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.211801

Measurement of B → K*(892) γ branching fractions and CP and isospin asymmetries,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 211802. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.211802

Precise measurement of the e+ e– to π+ π– (γ) cross section with the Initial State Radiation method at BABAR,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 231801. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.231801

A Search for invisible decays of the Υ(1S),
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 251801. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.251801

Branching fractions and CP-violating asymmetries in radiative B decays to ηKγ,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 011102. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.011102

Measurements of the semileptonic decays B → D l ν and B → D* l ν using a global fit to D X l ν final states,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 012002. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.012002

Search for lepton flavor violating decays τ– → l–K0S with the BABAR experiment,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 012004. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.012004

Angular distributions in the decay B → K*l+l–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 031102. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.031102

Measurements of time-dependent CP asymmetries in B0→ D(*)+D(*)–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 032002. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.032002

Dalitz plot analysis of DS+ → π+ π– π+,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 032003. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.032003

Search for the decay B+ → K0S K0Sπ+,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 051101. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.051101

Evidence for B+ → K*0 K*+,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 051102. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.051102

Measurement of time dependent CP asymmetry parameters in B0 meson decays to ω K0S, η' K0, and π0 K0S,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 052003. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.052003

Observation of B-meson decays to ω K* and improved measurements for ω ρ and ω f0,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 052005. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.052005

Measurement of the B+ → ω l+ ν and B+ → η l+ ν branching fractions,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 052011. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.052011

Constraints on the CKM angle γ in B0 → D0 (D0) K*0 from a Dalitz analysis of D0 → KS π+ π–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 072003. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.072003

Dalitz plot analysis of B± → π±π±π∓ decays,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 072006. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.072006

Measurement of time-dependent CP asymmetry in B0→ ccK*0 decays,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 072009. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.072009

Search for the rare leptonic decays B+ → l+ νl (l=e,μ),
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 091101. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.091101

Exclusive initial-state-radiation production of the DD, D*D, and D*D* systems,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 092001. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.092001

Measurement of the semileptonic decays B → D τ– ντ and B → D* τ– ντ,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 092002. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.092002

Search for the Z(4430)– at BABAR,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 112001. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.112001

Dalitz plot analysis of B– → D+ π– π–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 112004. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.112004

Measurement of the branching fraction and Λ polarization in B0→ Λpπ–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 112009. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.79.112009

Search for B0 meson decays to π0 K0S K0S, η K0S K0S, and η' K0S K0S,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 011101. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.011101

Search for b→ u transitions in B0→ D0K*0 decays,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 031102. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.031102

Search for B-meson decays to b1ρ and b1K*,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 051101. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.051101

Observation of the baryonic B–decay B0 → Λc+ p K– π+,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 051105. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.051105

Measurement of the γγ* → π0 transition form factor,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 052002. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.052002

Measurement of D0-D0 mixing using the ratio of lifetimes for the decays
D0→ K–π+ and K+K–,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 071103. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.071103

Measurement of CP violation observables and parameters for the decays
B± → DK*±,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 092001. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.092001

Study of DsJ decays to D*K in inclusive e+e– interactions,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 092003. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.092003

Measurements of the τ mass and the mass difference of the τ+ and τ– at BABAR,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 092005. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.092005

Observation and polarization measurement of B0→ a1(1260)+a1(1260)– decay,
Phys. Rev. D 80  (2009) 092007. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.092007

B-meson decays to charmless meson pairs containing η or η' mesons,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 111102. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.111102

Model-independent search for the decay B → l ν γ,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 111105. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.111105

Time-dependent amplitude analysis of B0 → K0S π+ π–,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 112001. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevD.80.112001

 

HERMES Collaboration: A. Airapetian (et al.); H.P. Blok, J. Dreschler, W.H.A. Hesselink.

Spin density matrix elements in exclusive ρ0 electroproduction on 1H and 2H targets at 27.5 GeV beam energy,
Eur. Phys. J. C 62 (2009) 659. 
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1140/epjc/s10052-009-1082-3

Separation of contributions from deeply virtual Compton scattering and its interference with the Bethe-Heitler process in measurements on a hydrogen target,
J. High Energy Phys. 11 (2009) 083. 
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1126-6708/2009/11/083

Observation of the naive-T-odd Sivers effect in deep-inelastic scattering,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 152002. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.152002

Exclusive ρ0 electroproduction on transversely polarized protons,
Phys. Lett. B 679 (2009) 100. 
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.physletb.2009.07.023

 

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

LIGO Scientific Collaboration, Virgo Collaboration,
An upper limit on the stochastic gravitational-wave background of cosmological origin,
Nature 460 (2009) 990.

Gravitational wave burst search in the Virgo C7 data,
Class. Quantum Grav. 26 (2009) 085009. 
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0264-9381/26/8/085009

Cleaning the Virgo sampled data for the search of periodic sources of gravitational waves,
Class. Quantum Grav. 26 (2009) 204002.

Laser with an in-loop relative frequency stability of 1.0x10–21 on a 100-ms time scale for gravitational-wave detection,
Phys. Rev. A 79 (2009) 053824. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevA.79.053824

 

Other:

Hasell (et al.), J.F.J. van den Brand,
The BLAST experiment,
Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 603 (2009) 247. 
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2009.01.131

D.G. Middleton (et al.), H.P. Blok, W.H.A. Hesselink,
Investigation of the exclusive 3He(e,e'pn)1H reaction,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 152501. 
      http://link.aps.org/doi/10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.152501

F.W.N. de Boer (et al.), T.J. Ketel,
DICE (Delft Internal Conversion Experiment),
J. Instr. 4 (2009) P11021. 
      http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-0221/4/11/P11021

H.D. Thomson (et al.), T.J. Ketel, 
On the macroscopic formation length for GeV photons
Phys.Lett. B 672 (2009) 323.