B → Dlν form factors and the determination of |Vcb|

S. Hashimoto, A. X. El-Khadra, A. S. Kronfeld, P. B. Mackenzie, S. M. Ryan, J. N. Simone

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The zero recoil limit of the B → Dlν form factors is calculated on the lattice, which provides a model-independent determination of |Vcb|. Considering a ratio of form factors, in which the bulk of statistical and systematic errors cancel, we obtain a precise result both for h+(1) and for h-(1).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)399-401
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Physics B - Proceedings Supplements
Issue number1-3
StatePublished - Mar 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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