Search For New Physics at BABAR*
Department of Physics
University of South Alabama ILB 115, 307 University Blvd., N.
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Using a full BABAR data sample of 426 fb−1, we present improved measurements of the ratio ℛ(D(∗)) = ℬ(B̅ → D(∗)τ−ν̅τ)/ ℬ(B̅ → D(∗)ℓℓ−ν̅ℓ), where ℓ is either electron or muon. We measure ℛ(D) = 0.440±0.058±0.042 and ℛ(D∗) = 0.332±0.024±0.018. These ratios exceed the Standard Model predictions by 2:0σ and 2:7σ, respectively. The results disagree with the Standard Model predictions at the level of 3:4σ. The ratios are sensitive to new physics contributions in the form of a charged Higgs boson. However, the access cannot be explained by a charged Higgs boson in the type II two-Higgs-doublet model.
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