@article{850ea3c37a004cc38e3547863b8c4839,

title = "Measurement of the ratio of the production cross sections times branching fractions of Bc±→ J/ψπ± and B± → J/ψK± and (Formula presented.) in pp collisions at (Formula presented.) TeV",

abstract = "The ratio of the production cross sections times branching fractions (Formula presented.)(Formula presented.) is studied in proton-proton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 7 TeV with the CMS detector at the LHC. The kinematic region investigated requires Bc± and B± mesons with transverse momentum pT > 15 GeV and rapidity |y| < 1.6. The data sample corresponds to an integrated luminosity of 5.1 fb−1. The ratio is determined to be (Formula presented.)(Formula presented.). The Bc± → J/ψπ±π±π∓ decay is also observed in the same data sample. Using a model-independent method developed to measure the efficiency given the presence of resonant behaviour in the three-pion system, the ratio of the branching fractions (Formula presented.)(Formula presented.) is measured to be (Formula presented.)(Formula presented.), consistent with the previous LHCb result.[Figure not available: see fulltext.].",

keywords = "B physics, Branching fraction, Hadron-Hadron Scattering",

author = "{The CMS Collaboration} and V. Khachatryan and Sirunyan, {A. M.} and A. Tumasyan and W. Adam and T. Bergauer and M. Dragicevic and J. Er{\"o} and C. Fabjan and M. Friedl and R. Fr{\"u}hwirth and Ghete, {V. M.} and C. Hartl and N. H{\"o}rmann and J. Hrubec and M. Jeitler and W. Kiesenhofer and V. Kn{\"u}nz and M. Krammer and I. Kr{\"a}tschmer and D. Liko and I. Mikulec and D. Rabady and B. Rahbaran and H. Rohringer and R. Sch{\"o}fbeck and J. Strauss and A. Taurok and W. Treberer-Treberspurg and W. Waltenberger and Wulz, {C. E.} and V. Mossolov and N. Shumeiko and Gonzalez, {J. Suarez} and S. Alderweireldt and M. Bansal and S. Bansal and T. Cornelis and {De Wolf}, {E. A.} and X. Janssen and A. Knutsson and S. Luyckx and S. Ochesanu and R. Rougny and {Van De Klundert}, M. and {Van Haevermaet}, H. and {Van Mechelen}, P. and {Van Remortel}, N. and S. Blyweert and B. Hooberman and {Martinez Outschoorn}, {Verena Ingrid}",

note = "Publisher Copyright: {\textcopyright} 2015, The Author(s). Copyright: Copyright 2018 Elsevier B.V., All rights reserved.",

year = "2015",

doi = "10.1007/JHEP01(2015)063",

language = "English (US)",

volume = "2015",

journal = "Journal of High Energy Physics",

issn = "1126-6708",

publisher = "Springer Verlag",

number = "1",

}