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Observation of doubly charmed B decays at LEP. / ALEPH Collaboration, The; Barate, R.; Betteridge, Andrew; Bowdery, Christopher; Colrain, Paul; Finch, Alexander; Foster, Frank; Hughes, Gareth; Jones, Roger; Williams, Mark.

In: The European Physical Journal C (EPJ C) - Particles and Fields, Vol. 4, No. 3, 07.1998, p. 387-407.

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ALEPH Collaboration, T, Barate, R, Betteridge, A, Bowdery, C, Colrain, P, Finch, A, Foster, F, Hughes, G, Jones, R & Williams, M 1998, 'Observation of doubly charmed B decays at LEP', The European Physical Journal C (EPJ C) - Particles and Fields, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 387-407. https://doi.org/10.1007/s100520050216

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ALEPH Collaboration, T., Barate, R., Betteridge, A., Bowdery, C., Colrain, P., Finch, A., Foster, F., Hughes, G., Jones, R., & Williams, M. (1998). Observation of doubly charmed B decays at LEP. The European Physical Journal C (EPJ C) - Particles and Fields, 4(3), 387-407. https://doi.org/10.1007/s100520050216

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ALEPH Collaboration T, Barate R, Betteridge A, Bowdery C, Colrain P, Finch A et al. Observation of doubly charmed B decays at LEP. The European Physical Journal C (EPJ C) - Particles and Fields. 1998 Jul;4(3):387-407. https://doi.org/10.1007/s100520050216

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ALEPH Collaboration, The ; Barate, R. ; Betteridge, Andrew ; Bowdery, Christopher ; Colrain, Paul ; Finch, Alexander ; Foster, Frank ; Hughes, Gareth ; Jones, Roger ; Williams, Mark. / Observation of doubly charmed B decays at LEP. In: The European Physical Journal C (EPJ C) - Particles and Fields. 1998 ; Vol. 4, No. 3. pp. 387-407.

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title = "Observation of doubly charmed B decays at LEP",
abstract = "A search for doubly-charmed B decays with both charmed mesons reconstructed is performed, using about 3.8 million hadronic Z decays recorded with the ALEPH detector at LEP. A clear signal is observed in the channels B→DsD¯(X) and B→DD¯(X) (where D can be either a D 0 , a D + or a D ∗+ ), providing the first direct evidence for doubly-charmed B decays involving no Ds production. Evidence for associated K0S and K± production in the decays B→DD¯(X) is also presented and some candidates for completely reconstructed decays B→DsD¯(nπ) , B→DD¯K0S and B→DD¯K± are observed. Furthermore, candidates for the two-body Cabibbo suppressed decays B0→D∗−D∗+ and B−→D(∗)0D(∗)− are also observed. Measurements of the corresponding branching fractions are extracted.",
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