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Search for B-s(0) -> mu(+)mu(-) and B-0 -> mu(+)mu(-) Decays in pp Collisions at root s=7 TeV

S Chatrchyan, V Khachatryan, AM Sirunyan, A Tumasyan, W Adam, T Bergauer, M Dragicevic, J Ero, C Fabjan, M Friedl, et al. (2011) PHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS. 107(19).
abstract
A search for the rare decays B-s(0) --> mu(+)mu(-) and B-0 --> mu(+)mu(-) is performed in pp collisions at root s = 7 TeV, with a data sample corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 1.14 fb(-1), collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC. In both cases, the number of events observed after all selection requirements is consistent with expectations from background and standard-model signal predictions. The resulting upper limits on the branching fractions are B(B-s(0) --> mu(+)mu(-)) < 1.9 x 10(-8) and B(B-0 --> mu(+)mu(-)) < 4.6 x 10(-9), at 95% confidence level.
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