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Title: Search for the inclusive b->d gamma decay at BaBar
Author: Bard, Deborah
ISNI:       0000 0004 2725 6495
Awarding Body: University of Edinburgh
Current Institution: University of Edinburgh
Date of Award: 2007
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Radiative penguin decays of B mesons are favour-changing neutral current (FCNC) processes, studies of which provide fertile ground for precision tests of the Standard Model. Because such decays must proceed through 1-loop or higher order processes, they are rare and their amplitudes are particularly sensitive to interference from other FCNC interactions beyond the SM. This thesis presents the search for the rare radiative penguin process b -> d gamma, carried out at the BABAR experiment.
Supervisor: Playfer, Steve. ; Muheim, Franz. Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Standard Model ; particle physics ; electromagnetic penguin