Measurements of the Branching fractions for Bs→Dsπππ and Λ0b→Λ+cπππ.

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Branching fractions of the decays Hb→Hcπ−π+π− relative to Hb→Hcπ− are presented, where Hb (Hc) represents B^0-bar(D+), B− (D0), B_s^0-bar (D+s) and Λ0b (Λ+c). The measurements are performed with the LHCb detector using 35pb−1 of data collected at s√=7 TeV. The ratios of branching fractions are measured to be B(B^0-bar -> D^+\pi^-\pi^+\pi^-)/ B(B^0-bar -> D^+\pi^-) = 2.38\pm0.11\pm0.21 B(B^- -> D^0\pi^-\pi^+\pi^-) / B(B^- -> D^0\pi^-) = 1.27\pm0.06\pm0.11 B(B_s^0-bar -> D_s^+\pi^-\pi^+\pi^-) / B(B_s^0-bar -> D_s^+\pi^-) = 2.01\pm0.37\pm0.20 B(\Lambda_b^0->\Lambda_c^+\pi^-\pi^+\pi^-) / B(\Lambda_b^0 -> \Lambda_c^+\pi^-) = 1.43\pm0.16\pm0.13. We also report measurements of partial decay rates of these decays to excited charm hadrons. These results are of comparable or higher precision than existing measurements.
Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysical Review D
Publication statusPublished - 3 Oct 2011


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