b-meson


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Noun1.b-meson - exceedingly short-lived meson
meson, mesotron - an elementary particle responsible for the forces in the atomic nucleus; a hadron with a baryon number of 0
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In particular the decay of a B-meson to a K* meson and a muon pair provides many observables that have excellent sensitivity to particles beyond the SM.
However Mark is studying another particle known as a B-meson which is produced when protons collide inside the beam.
This has led to an enormous expenditure on so-called B factories, dedicated accelerators devoted to producing high intensity B-meson beams to study CP violation with a view to check predictions of the Standard Model.
He and other B-meson specialists caution, however, that large, overlapping uncertainties spread the three measurements over a wide range that includes 0.
Before joining Laserscope, Reuter had engineering management responsibility for the design and construction of the B-meson factory high-energy electron storage ring of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center at Stanford University.