Scalar mesons in radiative phi-meson decays into neutral k-meson states

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2006
Korkmaz (Şişman), Canan
Radiative Decays of the phi-meson to the scalar mesons f0(980) and a0(980) are investigated within the framework of charged kaon loop model for both point-like scalar mesons and for scalar mesons with extended structure. Then, the radiative phi-meson decay into neutral K-meson is studied via a two step mechanism in which the scalar mesons couple the final state to the phi-meson through the charged kaon loop. The branching ratio of this decay is calculated and it is shown that this reaction will not provide a significant background to the measurements of phi-meson into neutral K-meson states decay for testing CP violation.

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C. Korkmaz (Şişman), “Scalar mesons in radiative phi-meson decays into neutral k-meson states,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2006.