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.

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


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.


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.

Direct CP, lepton flavor, and isospin asymmetries in the decays B → K(*)l+l–,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 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.

Improved measurement of B+ → ρ+ρ0 and determination of the quark-mixing phase angle α,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 141802.

Measurement of B → X γ decays and determination of |Vtd/Vts|,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 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.

Search for second-class currents in τ– → ω π– ν τ,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 041802.

Measurement of semileptonic B decays into orbitally excited charmed mesons,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 051803.

Search for dimuon decays of a light scalar boson in radiative transitions Υ → γA0
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 081803.

Evidence for the η b(1S) meson in radiative Υ(2S) decay,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 161801.

Search for a low-mass Higgs boson in Y(3S) → γA0,A0 → τ+ τ– at BABAR,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 181801.

Measurement of D0 - D0 mixing from a time-dependent amplitude analysis of
D0 → K+ π– π0 decays,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 211801.

Measurement of B → K*(892) γ branching fractions and CP and isospin asymmetries,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 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.

A Search for invisible decays of the Υ(1S),
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 251801.

Branching fractions and CP-violating asymmetries in radiative B decays to ηKγ,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 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.

Search for lepton flavor violating decays τ– → l–K0S with the BABAR experiment,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 012004.

Angular distributions in the decay B → K*l+l–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 031102.

Measurements of time-dependent CP asymmetries in B0→ D(*)+D(*)–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 032002.

Dalitz plot analysis of DS+ → π+ π– π+,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 032003.

Search for the decay B+ → K0S K0Sπ+,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 051101.

Evidence for B+ → K*0 K*+,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 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.

Observation of B-meson decays to ω K* and improved measurements for ω ρ and ω f0,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 052005.

Measurement of the B+ → ω l+ ν and B+ → η l+ ν branching fractions,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 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.

Dalitz plot analysis of B± → π±π±π∓ decays,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 072006.

Measurement of time-dependent CP asymmetry in B0→ ccK*0 decays,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 072009.

Search for the rare leptonic decays B+ → l+ νl (l=e,μ),
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 091101.

Exclusive initial-state-radiation production of the DD, D*D, and D*D* systems,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 092001.

Measurement of the semileptonic decays B → D τ– ντ and B → D* τ– ντ,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 092002.

Search for the Z(4430)– at BABAR,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 112001.

Dalitz plot analysis of B– → D+ π– π–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 112004.

Measurement of the branching fraction and Λ polarization in B0→ Λpπ–,
Phys. Rev. D 79 (2009) 112009.

Search for B0 meson decays to π0 K0S K0S, η K0S K0S, and η' K0S K0S,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 011101.

Search for b→ u transitions in B0→ D0K*0 decays,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 031102.

Search for B-meson decays to b1ρ and b1K*,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 051101.

Observation of the baryonic B–decay B0 → Λc+ p K– π+,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 051105.

Measurement of the γγ* → π0 transition form factor,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 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.

Measurement of CP violation observables and parameters for the decays
B± → DK*±,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 092001.

Study of DsJ decays to D*K in inclusive e+e– interactions,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 092003.

Measurements of the τ mass and the mass difference of the τ+ and τ– at BABAR,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 092005.

Observation and polarization measurement of B0→ a1(1260)+a1(1260)– decay,
Phys. Rev. D 80  (2009) 092007.

B-meson decays to charmless meson pairs containing η or η' mesons,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 111102.

Model-independent search for the decay B → l ν γ,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 111105.

Time-dependent amplitude analysis of B0 → K0S π+ π–,
Phys. Rev. D 80 (2009) 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.

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.

Observation of the naive-T-odd Sivers effect in deep-inelastic scattering,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 103 (2009) 152002.

Exclusive ρ0 electroproduction on transversely polarized protons,
Phys. Lett. B 679 (2009) 100.


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.

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.



Hasell (et al.), J.F.J. van den Brand,
The BLAST experiment,
Nucl. Instr. Meth. A 603 (2009) 247.

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.

F.W.N. de Boer (et al.), T.J. Ketel,
DICE (Delft Internal Conversion Experiment),
J. Instr. 4 (2009) P11021.

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