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Measurement of the Moments of the Photon Energy Spectrum in B -> X_s gamma Decays and Determination of |V_cb| and m_b at BelleMar 14 2008Aug 28 2008Using the previous Belle measurement of the inclusive photon energy in $B\to X_s\gamma$ decays, we determine the first and second moments of this spectrum for minimum photon energies in the $B$ meson rest frame ranging from 1.8 to 2.3 GeV. Combining these ... More

sBelle Design Study ReportOct 22 2008In this note, we compile results of various simulation studies for the upgrade of the Belle detector. Based on these studies, we propose a set of optimum or appropriate parameters of the detector.

CKM2010 Working Group II SummaryJul 20 2011Aug 02 2011We review the progress on the determination of the CKM matrix elements |V_cs|, |V_cd|, |V_cb|, |V_ub| and heavy quark masses presented at the 6th International Workshop on the CKM Unitarity Triangle.

Physics at Super B FactoryFeb 26 2010This report presents the results of studies that investigate the physics reach at a Super $B$ factory, an asymmetric-energy $e^+e^-$ collider with a design luminosity of $8 \times 10^{35}$ cm$^{-2}$s$^{-1}$, which is around 50 times as large as the peak ... More

First study of η_c, η(1760) and X(1835) production via η'π^+π^- final states in two-photon collisionsJun 22 2012Jun 25 2012The invariant mass spectrum of the \eta' \pi^+ \pi^- final state produced in two-photon collisions is obtained using a 673 fb^{-1} data sample collected in the vicinity of the \Upsilon(4S) resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy ... More

Search for $CP$ violation in the $D^{+}\toπ^{+}π^{0}$ decay at BelleDec 02 2017We search for $CP$ violation in the charged charm meson decay $D^{+}\to\pi^{+}\pi^{0}$, based on a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of $\rm 921~fb^{-1}$ collected by the Belle experiment at the KEKB $e^{+}e^{-}$ asymmetric-energy ... More

First Measurement of Inclusive B -> X_s eta DecaysOct 25 2009Aug 20 2010We report a first measurement of inclusive B -> X_s eta decays, where X_s is a charmless state with unit strangeness. The measurement is based on a pseudo-inclusive reconstruction technique and uses a sample of 657 x 10^6 BB-bar pairs accumulated with ... More

Search for CP Violation in D Meson Decays to phi pi+Oct 04 2011Oct 07 2011We search for CP violation in Cabibbo-suppressed charged D meson decays by measuring the difference between the CP violating asymmetries for the Cabibbo-suppressed decays D+ -> K+K-pi+ and the Cabibbo-favored decays Ds -> K+K-pi+ in the K+K- mass region ... More

Measurement of $e^+e^- \to γχ_{cJ}$ via initial state radiation at BelleJun 17 2015Jul 07 2015The process $e^+e^- \to \gamma\chi_{cJ}$ ($J$=1, 2) is studied via initial state radiation using 980 fb$^{-1}$ of data at and around the $\Upsilon(nS)$ ($n$=1, 2, 3, 4, 5) resonances collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy $e^+e^-$ ... More

Evidence for the Suppressed Decay B- -> DK-, D -> K+pi-Mar 30 2011May 18 2011The suppressed decay chain B- -> DK-, D -> K+pi-, where D indicates a anti-D0 or D0 state, provides important information on the CP-violating angle phi_3. We measure the ratio R_{DK} of the decay rates to the favored mode B- -> DK-, D -> K-pi+ to be R_{DK} ... More

Study of B^{+-} -> K^{+-}(K_S K pi)^0 Decay and Determination of eta_c and eta_c(2S) ParametersMay 05 2011Nov 08 2011We report the results of a study of $B^{\pm}\to K^{\pm}\eta_c$ and $B^{\pm}\to K^{\pm}\eta_c(2S)$ decays followed by $\eta_c$ and $\eta_c(2S)$ decays to $(K_SK\pi)^0$. The results are obtained from a data sample containing 535 million $B\bar{B}$-meson ... More

Measurement of CP violating asymmetries in B^0 -> K^+K^- K^0_S decays with a time-dependent Dalitz approachJul 22 2010Sep 24 2010We report a measurement of $CP$ violating asymmetries in $B^0(\overline{B}^0) \to K^+ K^- K^0_S$ decays with a time-dependent Dalitz approach. This analysis is based on a data sample of $657\times 10^6$ $B\overline{B}$ pairs accumulated at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ ... More

Search for Lepton-Flavor-Violating and Lepton-Number-Violating tau to lhh' Decay ModesJun 25 2012Jan 22 2013We search for lepton-flavor-violating and lepton-number-violating tau decays into a lepton (l = electron or muon) and two charged mesons (h, h' = pion or Kaon) using 854 fb^{-1} of data collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e^+e^- ... More

Observation of Bs->Ds(*)+Ds(*)- using e+e- collisions and a determination of the Bs-Bsbar width difference ΔΓ_sMay 27 2010Dec 08 2010We have made the first observation of Bs->Ds(*)+Ds(*)- decays using 23.6 fb-1 of data recorded by the Belle experiment running on the Upsilon(5S) resonance. The branching fractions are measured to be B(B^0_s\ra D^+_s D^-_s) = (1.0\,^{+0.4}_{-0.3}\,^{+0.3}_{-0.2})%, ... More

Observation of B- to pbar Lambda D0 at BelleAug 22 2011We study B- meson decays to pbar Lambda D(*)0 final states using a sample of 657 * 10^6 B Bbar events collected at the Upsilon(4S) resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e+ e- collider. The observed branching fraction for B- to ... More

Measurement of the Decays $\boldsymbol{B\toη\ellν_\ell}$ and $\boldsymbol{B\toη^\prime\ellν_\ell}$ in Fully Reconstructed Events at BelleMar 29 2017Nov 30 2017We report branching fraction measurements of the decays $B^+\to\eta\ell^+\nu_\ell$ and $B^+\to\eta^\prime\ell^+\nu_\ell$ based on 711~fb$^{-1}$ of data collected near the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance with the Belle experiment at the KEKB asymmetric-energy ... More

LHCSki 2016 - A First Discussion of 13 TeV ResultsJul 05 2016Jul 08 2016These are the proceedings of the LHCSki 2016 workshop "A First Discussion of 13 TeV Results" that has been held at the Obergurgl Universit\"atszentrum, Tirol, Austria, April 10 - 15, 2016. In this workshop the consequences of the most recent results from ... More

First observation of exclusive $Υ(1S)$ and $Υ(2S)$ decays into light hadronsMay 06 2012Jul 24 2012Using samples of 102 million $\Upsilon(1S)$ and 158 million $\Upsilon(2S)$ events collected with the Belle detector, we study exclusive hadronic decays of these two bottomonium resonances to the three-body final states $\phi K^+ K^-$, $\omega \pi^+ \pi^-$ ... More

Averages of b-hadron and c-hadron Properties at the End of 2007Aug 09 2008Mar 14 2009This article reports world averages for measurements of b-hadron and c-hadron properties obtained by the Heavy Flavor Averaging Group (HFAG) using the results available at the end of 2007. For the averaging, common input parameters used in the various ... More

Semi-inclusive studies of semileptonic $B_s$ decays at BelleApr 08 2015Sep 29 2015We present an analysis of the semi-inclusive decays $B_s \to D_s^- X \ell^+ \nu$ and $B_s \to D_s^{*-} X \ell^+ \nu$, where $X$ denotes a final state that may consist of additional hadrons or photons and $\ell$ is an electron or muon. The studied $B_s$ ... More

First Observation of Cabibbo-Suppressed Ξ_c^0 DecaysJun 25 2013Oct 18 2013We report the first observation of the Cabibbo-suppressed decays $\Xi_c^0\rightarrow \Xi^- K^+$, $\Xi_c^0\ra\Lambda K^+ K^-$ and $\Xi_c^0\rightarrow \Lambda \phi$, using a data sample of $711\, \mathrm{fb}^{-1}$ collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance ... More

Search for heavy neutrinos at BelleJan 07 2013Apr 25 2013We report on a search for heavy neutrinos in B-meson decays. The results are obtained using a data sample that contains 772x10^6 BB-bar pairs collected at the Upsilon(4S) resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e+e- collider. No ... More

Observation of $D^0-\bar{D}^0$ Mixing in $e^+e^-$ CollisionsJan 15 2014Mar 20 2014We observe $D^0-\bar{D}^0$ mixing in the decay $D^0\rightarrow K^+\pi^-$ using a data sample of integrated luminosity 976 fb$^{-1}$ collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB $e^+e^-$ asymmetric-energy collider. We measure the mixing parameters ${x'}^2 ... More

First measurement of $\boldsymbol{T}$-odd moments in $\boldsymbol{D^{0} \rightarrow K_{S}^{0} π^{+} π^{-} π^{0}}$ decaysMar 16 2017We report the first measurement of the $T$-odd moments in the decay $D^{0} \rightarrow K_{S}^{0} \pi^{+} \pi^{-} \pi^{0}$ from a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of $966\,{\rm fb}^{-1}$ collected by the Belle experiment at the KEKB ... More

Search for $CP$ Violation and Measurement of the Branching Fraction in the Decay $D^{0} \to K^0_S K^0_S$May 17 2017Oct 10 2017We report a study of the decay $D^0 \to K^0_S K^0_S$ using 921~fb$^{-1}$ of data collected at or near the $\Upsilon(4S)$ and $\Upsilon(5S)$ resonances with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric energy $e^+e^-$ collider. The measured time-integrated ... More

First observation of $γγ\to p \bar{p} K^+ K^-$ and search for exotic baryons in $pK$ systemsApr 09 2016The process $\gamma \gamma \to p \bar{p} K^+ K^-$ and its intermediate processes are measured for the first time using a 980~fb$^{-1}$ data sample collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy $e^+e^-$ collider. The production of $p ... More

Measurement of exclusive $Υ(1S)$ and $Υ(2S)$ decays into Vector-Pseudoscalar final statesMay 25 2013Jul 10 2013Using samples of 102 million $\Upsilon(1S)$ and 158 million $\Upsilon(2S)$ events collected with the Belle detector, we study exclusive hadronic decays of these two bottomonium resonances to $\ks K^+ \pi^-$ and charge-conjugate (c.c.) states, $\pi^+ \pi^- ... More

Search for the $0^{--}$ Glueball in $Υ(1S)$ and $Υ(2S)$ decaysNov 22 2016We report the first search for the $J^{PC}=0^{--}$ glueball in $\Upsilon(1S)$ and $\Upsilon(2S)$ decays with data samples of $(102\pm2)$ million and $(158\pm4)$ million events, respectively, collected with the Belle detector. No significant signals are ... More

Measurements of the absolute branching fractions of $B^{+} \to X_{c\bar{c}} K^{+}$ and $B^{+} \to \bar{D}^{(\ast) 0} π^{+} $ at BelleSep 18 2017We present the measurement of the absolute branching fractions of $B^{+} \to X_{c\bar{c}} K^{+}$ and $B^{+} \to \bar{D}^{(\ast) 0} \pi^{+} $ decays, using a data sample of $772\times10^{6}$ $B\bar{B}$ pairs collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance with ... More

Study of $η$ and dipion transitions in $Υ(4S)$ decays to lower bottomoniaJul 17 2017Sep 13 2017We study hadronic transitions between bottomonium states using 496 fb$^{-1}$ data collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric energy $e^{+}e^{-}$ collider. We measure: ${\cal B}(\Upsilon(4S)\to\pi^+\pi^-\Upsilon(1S))=(8.2\pm ... More

Measurement of $B^0 \to J/ψη^{(}{}'{}^{)}$ and Constraint on the $η-η'$ Mixing AngleMar 15 2012We measure the branching fractions of $B^{0} \to J/\psi \eta^{(}{}'{}^{)}$ decays with the complete Belle data sample of $772 \times 10^{6}$ $B\bar{B}$ events collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy ... More

Search for $B^{-}\toμ^{-}\barν_μ$ Decays at the Belle ExperimentDec 12 2017We report the result of a search for the decay $B^{-}\to\mu^{-}\bar\nu_\mu$. The signal events are selected based on the presence of a high momentum muon and the topology of the rest of the event showing properties of a generic $B$-meson decay, as well ... More

Study of $\mathbf{B^{0}\rightarrowρ^{+}ρ^{-}}$ decays and implications for the CKM angle $\mathbf{φ_2}$Oct 05 2015Oct 01 2016We present a measurement of the branching fraction and the longitudinal polarization fraction of $B^{0}\rightarrow\rho^+\rho^-$ decays, as well as the time-dependent $CP$ violating parameters in decays into longitudinally polarized $\rho^{+}\rho^{-}$ ... More

Search for B0 to p Lambdabar pi- gamma at BelleDec 16 2013We search for the charmless B^0 decay with final state particles p Lambdabar pi^- gamma using the full data sample that contains 772 * 10^6 B Bar pairs collected at the Upsilon(4S) resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e^+ e^- ... More

Measurements of branching fractions of leptonic and hadronic Ds+ meson decays and extraction of the Ds+ meson decay constantJul 23 2013Oct 01 2013We present measurements of absolute branching fractions of hadronic and leptonic Ds+ decays to K- K+ pi+, anti-K0 K+, eta pi+, mu+ nu_mu and tau+ nu_tau and report a search for the leptonic Ds+ to e+ nu_e decays. The results are obtained from a data sample ... More

Evidence for B- -> Ds+ K- l- nubar and search for B- -> Ds*+ K- l- nubarJul 26 2012Oct 04 2012We report measurements of the decays B- -> Ds(*)+ K- l- nubar in a data sample containing 657x10^6 BBbar pairs collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e+e- collider. We observe a signal with a significance of 6 sigma for the combined ... More

Measurement of the Decays $Λ_c\to Σππ$ at BelleFeb 09 2018We report measurements of the branching fractions of the decays $\Lambda^+_c\to\Sigma^+\pi^-\pi^+$, $\Lambda^+_c\to\Sigma^0\pi^+\pi^0$ and $\Lambda^+_c\to\Sigma^+\pi^0\pi^0$ relative to the reference channel $\Lambda^+_c\to pK^-\pi^+$. The analysis is ... More

Inclusive and exclusive measurements of $B$ decays to $χ_{c1}$ and $χ_{c2}$ at BelleDec 08 2015Mar 31 2016We report inclusive and exclusive measurements for $\chi_{c1}$ and $\chi_{c2}$ production in $B$ decays. We measure $\mathcal{B}(B \to \chi_{c1} X)$= $(3.03 \pm 0.05(\mbox{stat}) \pm 0.24(\mbox{syst})) \times 10^{-3}$ and $\mathcal{B}(B \to \chi_{c2} ... More

Evidence for B- -> tau- nu_tau-bar with a Hadronic Tagging Method Using the Full Data Sample of BelleAug 23 2012Apr 16 2013We measure the branching fraction of B- -> tau- nu_tau-bar using the full Upsilon(4S) data sample containing 772*10^6 BBbar pairs collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e+e- collider. Events with BBbar pairs are tagged by reconstructing ... More

Angular analysis of the $e^+ e^- \to D^{(*) \pm} D^{* \mp}$ process near the open charm threshold using initial-state radiationJul 28 2017Sep 20 2017We report a new measurement of the exclusive $e^+ e^- \to D^{(*) \pm} D^{*\mp}$ cross sections as a function of the center-of-mass energy from the $D^{(*) \pm} D^{* \mp}$ threshold through $\sqrt{s}=6.0$ GeV with initial-state radiation. The analysis ... More

Evidence for Isospin Violation and Measurement of $CP$ Asymmetries in $B \to K^{\ast}(892) γ$Jul 03 2017Oct 09 2017We report the first evidence for isospin violation in $B \to K^* \gamma$ and the first measurement of difference of $CP$ asymmetries between $B^+ \to K^{*+} \gamma$ and $B^0 \to K^{*0} \gamma$. This analysis is based on the data sample containing $772 ... More

Measurement of the $τ$ lepton polarization and $R(D^*)$ in the decay $\bar{B} \rightarrow D^* τ^- \barν_τ$ with one-prong hadronic $τ$ decays at BelleSep 01 2017Jan 11 2018With the full data sample of $772 \times 10^6$ $B{\bar B}$ pairs recorded by the Belle detector at the KEKB electron-positron collider, the decay $\bar{B} \rightarrow D^* \tau^- \bar{\nu}_\tau$ is studied with the hadronic $\tau$ decays $\tau^- \rightarrow ... More

Observation of $B^{0} \rightarrow p\barΛ D^{(*)-}$Sep 10 2015Nov 11 2015We report the first observation of the decays $B^0 \rightarrow p\bar{\Lambda} D^{(*)-}$. The data sample of $711$ fb$^{-1}$ used in this analysis corresponds to $772$ million $B\bar{B}$ pairs, collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance by the Belle detector ... More

Observation of $X(3872)$ in $B \to X(3872) Kπ$ decaysJan 27 2015Sep 10 2015We report the first observation of $B^0 \to X(3872) (K^{+}\pi^{-})$ and evidence for $B^+ \to X(3872) (K^{0}\pi^{+})$. We measure the product of branching fractions for the former to be ${\cal B}(B^0 \to X(3872) (K^+ \pi^-)) \times {\cal B}(X(3872) \to ... More

Measurement of the $τ$-lepton lifetime at BelleOct 31 2013The lifetime of the $\tau$-lepton is measured using the process $e^+e^-\rightarrow\tau^+\tau^-$, where both $\tau$-leptons decay to $3\pi\nu_\tau$. The result for the mean lifetime, based on $711\,\mathrm{fb}^{-1}$ of data collected with the Belle detector ... More

Search for B -> h(*) nu nubar with the full Belle Y(4S) data sampleMar 15 2013Jun 11 2013We report a search for the rare decays B -> h(*) nu nubar, where h(*) stands for K+, Ks0, K*+, K*0, pi+, pi0, rho+, rho0 and phi. The results are obtained from a 711 fb-1 data sample that contains 772 million BB pairs collected at the Y(4S) resonance ... More

Production cross sections of hyperons and charmed baryons from $e^+e^-$ annihilation near $\sqrt{s} = 10.52$~GeVJun 21 2017Jun 27 2017We measure the inclusive production cross sections of hyperons and charmed baryons from $e^+e^-$ annihilation using a 800 fb$^{-1}$ data sample taken near the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy $e^+ e^-$ collider. ... More

Measurement of branching fraction and direct $CP$ asymmetry in charmless $B^+ \to K^+K^- π^+$ decays at BelleMay 07 2017Dec 08 2017We report a study of the charmless hadronic decay of the charged $B$ meson to the three-body final state $K^+ K^- \pi^+$. The results are based on a data sample that contains $772\times10^6$ $B \bar{B}$ pairs collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance ... More

Measurements of $B\rightarrow \bar{D} D_{s0} ^{*+}(2317)$ decay rates and a search for isospin partners of the $D_{s0}^{*+} (2317)$Apr 10 2015Aug 06 2015We report improved measurements of the product branching fractions ${\mathcal B}(B^+\rightarrow\bar{D}^0 D_{s0}^{*+} (2317))\times{\mathcal B}( D_{s0} ^{*+}(2317)\rightarrow D_s^{+}\pi^0) =(8.0^{+1.3}_{-1.2} \pm 1.1 \pm 0.4)\times 10^{-4}$ and ${\mathcal ... More

Measurement of the branching fraction of B^+ -> tau^+ nu_tau decays with the semileptonic tagging methodMar 18 2015Sep 07 2015We report a measurement of the branching fraction of B^+ -> tau^+ nu_tau decays using a data sample of 772 x 10^6 BBbar pairs, collected at the Y(4S) resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e^+e^- collider. We reconstruct the accompanying ... More

First Measurement of phi_3 with a Model-independent Dalitz Plot Analysis of B->DK, D->KsPiPi DecayApr 30 2012Jul 31 2012We present the first measurement of the angle phi_3 of the Unitarity Triangle using a model-independent Dalitz plot analysis of B->DK, D->KsPiPi decays. The method uses an input measurements of the strong phase of the D->KsPiPi amplitude from the CLEO ... More

Search for $B^+ \to e^+ ν$ and $B^+ \to μ^+ ν$ decays using hadronic taggingMar 04 2015Mar 11 2015We present a search for the rare leptonic decays $B^+ \to e^+ \nu_e$ and $B^+ \to \mu^+ \nu_\mu$, using the full $\Upsilon(4S)$ data sample of $772\times 10^6$ $B\bar{B}$ pairs collected with the Belle detector at the $\rm {\small KEKB}$ asymmetric-energy ... More

Measurement of the Wrong-Sign Decay D0 -> K+ pi- pi+ pi-Jul 23 2013A measurement of the rate for the "wrong-sign" decay D0 -> K+ pi- pi+ pi- relative to that for the "right-sign" decay D0 -> K- pi+ pi+ pi- is presented. Using 791 fb-1 of data collected with the Belle detector, we obtain a branching fraction ratio of ... More

Measurement of the branching ratio of $\bar{B}^0 \rightarrow D^{*+} τ^- \barν_τ$ relative to $\bar{B}^0 \rightarrow D^{*+} \ell^- \barν_{\ell}$ decays with a semileptonic tagging methodJul 27 2016Oct 11 2016We report a measurement of the ratio ${\cal R}(D^*) = {\cal B}(\bar{B}^0 \rightarrow D^{*+} \tau^- \bar{\nu}_{\tau})/{\cal B}(\bar{B}^0 \rightarrow D^{*+} \ell^- \bar{\nu}_{\ell})$, where $\ell$ denotes an electron or a muon. The results are based on ... More

Search for $Λ_c^+\toφp π^0$ and branching fraction measurement of $Λ_c^+\to K^-π^+ p π^0$Jul 01 2017Sep 25 2017We have searched for the Cabibbo-suppressed decay $\Lambda_c^+\to\phi p\pi^0$ in $e^+e^-$ collisions using a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 915 $\rm fb^{-1}$. The data were collected by the Belle experiment at the KEKB $e^+e^-$ ... More

Observation of Excited $Ω_c$ Charmed Baryons in $e^+e^-$ CollisionsNov 21 2017Using the entire Belle data sample of 980 ${\rm fb}^{-1}$ of $e^+e^-$ collisions, we present the results of a study of excited $\Omega_c$ charmed baryons in the decay mode $\Xi_c^+K^-$. We show confirmation of four of the five narrow states reported by ... More

Measurements of the $Υ(10860)$ and $Υ(11020)$ resonances via $σ(e^+e^-\rightarrowΥ(n{\rm S})π^+π^-)$Jan 06 2015Sep 19 2016We report new measurements of the total cross sections for $e^+e^-\to \Upsilon(n{\rm S})\pi^+\pi^-$ ($n$ = 1, 2, 3) and $e^+e^-\to b\bar b$ from a high-luminosity fine scan of the region $\sqrt{s} = 10.63$-$11.05$ GeV with the Belle detector. We observe ... More

Search for $XYZ$ states in $Υ(1S)$ inclusive decaysMay 03 2016The branching fractions of the $\Upsilon(1S)$ inclusive decays into final states with a $J/\psi$ or a $\psi(2S)$ are measured with improved precision to be $\BR(\Upsilon(1S)\to J/\psi + {\rm anything})=(5.25\pm 0.13(\mathrm{stat.})\pm 0.25(\mathrm{syst.}))\times ... More

Measurement of $e^+e^- \to π^+π^-ψ(2S)$ via Initial State Radiation at BelleOct 28 2014Jun 30 2016We report measurement of the cross section of $e^+e^-\to \pi^+\pi^-\psi(2S)$ between 4.0 and $5.5 {\rm GeV}$, based on an analysis of initial state radiation events in a $980 \rm fb^{-1}$ data sample recorded with the Belle detector. The properties of ... More

Evidence for the decay B0 --> K+K-pi0Apr 19 2013Jun 01 2013We report a search for charmless hadronic decays of neutral B mesons to the final state K+K-pi0. The results are based on a 711 fb^-1 data sample that contains 772x10^6 BB-bar pairs, and was collected at the Y(4S) resonance with the Belle detector at ... More

Search for B+ -> l+ nu gamma decays with hadronic tagging using the full Belle data sampleApr 22 2015We search for the decay B+ -> l+ nu gamma with l+ = e+ or mu+ using the full Belle data set of 772 x 10^6 BBbar pairs, collected at the Y(4S) resonance with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e+e- collider. We reconstruct one B meson in ... More

Search for CP violation in D^0 -> pi^0 pi^0 decaysApr 04 2014Jul 15 2014We search for CP violation in neutral charm meson decays using a data sample with an integrated luminosity of 966 fb^-1 collected with the Belle detector at the KEKB e+e- asymmetric-energy collider. The asymmetry obtained in the rate of D^0 and D^0-bar ... More

Evidence for B_s^0 -> Lambda_c^+ Lambda-bar pi^-Apr 25 2013Oct 17 2013Using 121.4 fb^{-1} of data collected with the Belle detector at the Y(5S) resonance at the KEKB asymmetric-energy e^+e^- collider, we report evidence for the B_s^0 -> Lambda_c^+ Lambda-bar pi^- decay mode with a measured branching fraction (3.6 +- 1.1[stat.] ... More

Observation of $e^+e^- \to π^+ π^- π^0 χ_{bJ}$ and search for $X_b \to ωΥ(1S)$ at $\sqrt{s}\sim 10.867$ GeVAug 03 2014Sep 11 2014The $e^+e^- \to \pi^+ \pi^- \pi^0 \chi_{bJ}$ ($J=0,~1,~2$) processes are studied using a 118~fb$^{-1}$ data sample collected at a center-of-mass energy of 10.867 GeV, in the $\Upsilon(10860)$ energy range, with the Belle detector. The $\pi^+ \pi^- \pi^0 ... More

Search for $B_{s}^{0}\rightarrowγγ$ and a measurement of the branching fraction for $B_{s}^{0}\rightarrowφγ$Nov 28 2014We search for the decay $B_{s}^{0}\rightarrow\gamma\gamma$ and measure the branching fraction for $B_{s}^{0}\rightarrow\phi\gamma$ using 121.4~$\textrm{fb}^{-1}$ of data collected at the $\Upsilon(\mathrm{5}S)$ resonance with the Belle detector at the ... More

Observation of the decay $B^0 \to η' K^*(892)^0$Aug 27 2014We report a search for charmless hadronic decays of neutral $B$ mesons to $\eta' K^{*}(892)^{0}$. The results are based on a 711fb$^{-1}$ data sample that contains $772\times 10^6 B\overline{B}$ pairs, collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ resonance with the ... More

Invariant-mass and fractional-energy dependence of inclusive production of di-hadrons in $e^+e^-$ annihilation at $\sqrt{s}=$ 10.58 GeVJun 26 2017Aug 08 2017The inclusive cross sections for di-hadrons of charged pions and kaons ($e^+e^- \rightarrow hhX$) in electron-positron annihilation are reported. They are obtained as a function of the total fractional energy and invariant mass for any di-hadron combination ... More

Averages of b-hadron, c-hadron, and tau-lepton PropertiesOct 08 2010Sep 06 2011This article reports world averages for measurements of b-hadron, c-hadron, and tau-lepton properties obtained by the Heavy Flavor Averaging Group (HFAG) using results available at least through the end of 2009. Some of the world averages presented use ... More

Search for $\boldsymbol{B\to hν\barν}$ decays with semileptonic tagging at BelleFeb 10 2017Oct 31 2017We present the results of a search for the rare decays $B\to h\nu\overline{\nu}$, where $h$ stands for $K^+,\:K^0_{\mathrm{S}},\:K^{\ast +},\:K^{\ast 0},\:\pi^+,\:\pi^0,\:\rho^+$ and $\rho^{0}$. The results are obtained with $772\times10^{6}$ $B\overline{B}$ ... More

Averages of b-hadron, c-hadron, and tau-lepton properties as of early 2012Jul 05 2012Aug 11 2013This article reports world averages of measurements of b-hadron, c-hadron, and tau-lepton properties obtained by the Heavy Flavor Averaging Group (HFAG) using results available through the end of 2011. In some cases results available in the early part ... More

Averages of $b$-hadron, $c$-hadron, and $τ$-lepton properties as of summer 2014Dec 23 2014This article reports world averages of measurements of $b$-hadron, $c$-hadron, and $\tau$-lepton properties obtained by the Heavy Flavor Averaging Group (HFAG) using results available through summer 2014. For the averaging, common input parameters used ... More

Angular analysis of $B^0 \to K^\ast(892)^0 \ell^+ \ell^-$Apr 14 2016Apr 16 2016We present a measurement of angular observables, $P_4'$, $P_5'$, $P_6'$, $P_8'$, in the decay $B^0 \to K^\ast(892)^0 \ell^+ \ell^-$, where $\ell^+\ell^-$ is either $e^+e^-$ or $\mu^+\mu^-$. The analysis is performed on a data sample corresponding to an ... More

Observation of Transverse $Λ/\barΛ$ Hyperon Polarization in $e^+e^-$ Annihilation at BelleNov 21 2016We report the first observation of the polarization of $\Lambda/\bar{\Lambda}$ hyperons transverse to its production plane in $e^+e^-$ annihilation. We observe a significant polarization that rises with the fractional energy carried by the hyperon as ... More

Measurement of the tau Michel parameters $\barη$ and $ξκ$ in the radiative leptonic decay $τ^- \rightarrow \ell^- ν_τ \barν_{\ell}γ$Sep 26 2017Sep 27 2017We present a measurement of the Michel parameters of the $\tau$ lepton, $\bar{\eta}$ and $\xi\kappa$, in the radiative leptonic decay $\tau^- \rightarrow \ell^- \nu_{\tau} \bar{\nu}_{\ell} \gamma$ using 711~f$\mathrm{b}^{-1}$ of collision data collected ... More

Precise determination of the CKM matrix element $\left| V_{cb}\right|$ with $\bar B^0 \to D^{*\,+} \, \ell^- \, \bar ν_\ell$ decays with hadronic tagging at BelleFeb 06 2017Feb 14 2017The precise determination of the CKM matrix element $\left| V_{cb}\right|$ is important for carrying out tests of the flavour sector of the Standard Model. In this article we present a preliminary analysis of the $\bar B^0 \to D^{*\,+} \, \ell^- \, \bar ... More

Study of Two-Body $e^+e^- \to B_s^{(*)}\bar{B}_s^{(*)}$ Production in the Energy Range from 10.77 to 11.02 GeVSep 28 2016We report results on the studies of the $e^+e^-\to B_s^{(*)}\bar{B}_s^{(*)}$ processes. The results are based on a $121.4$ fb$^{-1}$ data sample collected with the Belle detector at the center-of-mass energy near the $\Upsilon(10860)$ peak and $16.4$ ... More

Measurement of $CP$ asymmetry in the $D^{0} \to K^0_S K^0_S$ decay at BelleSep 21 2016We report a measurement of the time-integrated $CP$ asymmetry in the neutral charm meson decay $D^0 \to K^0_S K^0_S$ using 921~fb$^{-1}$ data collected at the $\Upsilon(4S)$ and $\Upsilon(5S)$ resonances with the Belle detector at the KEKB asymmetric-energy ... More

Belle II Technical Design ReportNov 01 2010The Belle detector at the KEKB electron-positron collider has collected almost 1 billion Y(4S) events in its decade of operation. Super-KEKB, an upgrade of KEKB is under construction, to increase the luminosity by two orders of magnitude during a three-year ... More

Understanding Convolutional Neural Networks with A Mathematical ModelSep 14 2016This work attempts to address two fundamental questions about the structure of the convolutional neural networks (CNN): 1) why a non-linear activation function is essential at the filter output of every convolutional layer? 2) what is the advantage of ... More

Threshold effects in open-string theoryMay 05 1996May 14 1996We analyze the one-loop effective gauge-field action in $Z_2$-orbifold compactifications of type-I theory. We show how, for non-abelian group factors, the threshold effects are ultraviolet finite though given entirely by a six-dimensional field theory ... More

Hidden Symmetry of a Fluid Dynamical ModelMay 28 2001A connection between solutions of the relativistic d-brane system in (d+1) dimensions with the solutions of a Galileo invariant fluid in d-dimensions is by now well established. However, the physical nature of the light-cone gauge description of a relativistic ... More

Radio Identification of the X-ray Jet in the z=4.3 Quasar GB 1508+5714Oct 25 2003Dec 01 2003The recent discovery of an X-ray jet in the z=4.3 quasar GB 1508+5714 by Yuan et al. (astro-ph/0309318) and Siemiginowska et al. (astro-ph/0310241) prompted a search for its radio counterpart. Here, we report the successful discovery of faint radio emission ... More

A quantum topological phase transition at the microscopic levelJul 13 2007Mar 01 2008We study a quantum phase transition between a phase which is topologically ordered and one which is not. We focus on a spin model, an extension of the toric code, for which we obtain the exact ground state for all values of the coupling constant that ... More

Explicit Gravitational Radiation in Hyperbolic Systems for Numerical RelativityFeb 14 2002Feb 28 2002A method for studying the causal structure of space-time evolution systems is presented. This method, based on a generalization of the well known Riemann problem, provides intrinsic results which can be interpreted from the geometrical point of view. ... More

Flux Limiter Methods in 3D Numerical RelativityFeb 28 2002New numerical methods have been applied in relativity to obtain a numerical evolution of Einstein equations much more robust and stable. Starting from 3+1 formalism and with the evolution equations written as a FOFCH (first-order flux conservative hyperbolic) ... More

Multi-scale RenormalizationDec 18 1996The Standard MS renormalization prescription is inadequate for dealing with multi-scale problems. To illustrate this we consider the computation of the effective potential in the Higgs-Yukawa model. It is argued that it is natural to employ a two-scale ... More

Light-front representation of chiral dynamics with Delta isobar and large-N_c relationsMar 29 2016Transverse densities describe the spatial distribution of electromagnetic current in the nucleon at fixed light-front time. At peripheral distances b = O(M_pi^{-1}) the densities are governed by chiral dynamics and can be calculated model-independently ... More

Electroweak standard model at finite temperature in presence of a bosonic chemical potentialMar 15 2007Dec 30 2010We study the electroweak standard model at finite temperature in presence of a bosonic chemical potential associated with the conserved electromagnetic current. To preserve the thermodynamic equilibrium of the system, the thermal medium is neutralized ... More

Replica methods for loopy sparse random graphsJan 29 2016I report on the development of a novel statistical mechanical formalism for the analysis of random graphs with many short loops, and processes on such graphs. The graphs are defined via maximum entropy ensembles, in which both the degrees (via hard constraints) ... More

Statistical Mechanics of Recurrent Neural Networks I. StaticsJun 01 2000A lecture notes style review of the equilibrium statistical mechanics of recurrent neural networks with discrete and continuous neurons (e.g. Ising, coupled-oscillators). To be published in the Handbook of Biological Physics (North-Holland). Accompanied ... More

Basic Morita equivalences and a conjecture of Sasaki for cohomology of block algebras of finite groupsJun 14 2015We show, using basic Morita equivalences between block algebras of finite groups, that the Conjecture of H. Sasaki from [9] is true for a new class of blocks called nilpotent covered blocks. When this Conjecture is true we define some transfer maps between ... More

Observational constraints upon quintessence models arising from moduli fieldsApr 14 2000Jun 12 2000We study observational constraints on cosmological models with a quintessence arising from moduli fields. The scalar field potential is given by a double exponential potential V=V_0 exp(-A e^{sqrt{2} kappa phi}). After reviewing the properties of the ... More

Quantum-mechanical picture of peripheral chiral dynamicsMar 06 2015The nucleon's peripheral transverse charge and magnetization densities are computed in chiral effective field theory. The densities are represented in first-quantized form, as overlap integrals of chiral light-front wave functions describing the transition ... More

A new and trivial CP symmetry for extended $A_4$ flavorJan 05 2016May 18 2016The combination of $\nu_\mu$-$\nu_\tau$ exchange together with CP conjugation in the neutrino sector (known as $\mathrm{CP}^{\mu\tau}$ symmetry or $\mu\tau$-reflection) is known to predict the viable pattern: $\theta_{23}=45^\circ$, maximal Dirac CP phase ... More

Symmetric cohomology of groups as a Mackey functorDec 05 2014Symmetric cohomology of groups, defined by M. Staic in [2], is similar to the way one defines the cyclic cohomology for algebras. We show that there is a well-defined restriction, conjugation and transfer map in symmetric cohomology, which form a Mackey ... More

Scaling of the superfluid density in severely underdoped YBa2Cu3O6+yNov 20 2009Recent measurements on extremely-underdoped YBa2Cu3O6+y [Phys. Rev. Lett. 99, 237003 (2007)] have allowed the critical temperature (T_c), superfluid density [rho_0 (T << T_c)] and dc conductivity [sigma_dc (T ~ T_c)] to be determined for a series of electronic ... More

Generating functional analysis of Minority Games with real market historiesOct 13 2004It is shown how the generating functional method of De Dominicis can be used to solve the dynamics of the original version of the minority game (MG), in which agents observe real as opposed to fake market histories. Here one again finds exact closed equations ... More

Statistical Mechanics of Recurrent Neural Networks II. DynamicsJun 01 2000A lecture notes style review of the non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of recurrent neural networks with discrete and continuous neurons (e.g. Ising, graded-response, coupled-oscillators). To be published in the Handbook of Biological Physics (North-Holland). ... More

Non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of Minority GamesMay 13 2002In this paper I give a brief introduction to a family of simple but non-trivial models designed to increase our understanding of collective processes in markets, the so-called Minority Games, and their non-equilibrium statistical mathematical analysis. ... More

NSV 13983: A New Dwarf Nova in the Period GapJun 17 2008Aims. NSV 13983 is catalogued as a dwarf nova based on a reported outburst from 2005. The system has not yet been studied spectroscopically. We attempt to confirm its nature as a dwarf nova and determine its orbital period. Methods. We derive the orbital ... More