SU(3) decomposition of two-body B decay amplitudes

Benjamín Grinstein, Richard F. Lebed

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We present the complete flavor SU(3) decomposition of decay amplitudes for decays of the triplet (B+u, B0d, B0s) of B mesons nonleptonically into two pseudoscalar mesons. This analysis holds for arbitrarily broken SU(3) and can be used to generate amplitude relations when physical arguments permit one to neglect or relate any of the reduced amplitudes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6344-6360
Number of pages17
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number11
StatePublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)


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