### Session J8: Tevatron B Physics II

10:45 AM–12:21 PM, Sunday, April 17, 2005
Marriott Tampa Waterside Room: Room 4

Chair: Kaustabh Agashe

Abstract ID: BAPS.2005.APR.J8.3

### Abstract: J8.00003 : Properties of the $B_c$ Meson

11:09 AM–11:21 AM

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#### Author:

Sherry Towers
(State University of New York, Stony Brook)

Using more than 250~pb$^{-1}$ of data collected with the D\O\ detector in Run II of the Tevatron, we study the $B_c^+$ meson in the $J/\psi \mu^+ \nu$ and $J/\psi \pi^+$ final states. We use these events to measure the mass and the lifetime of the $B_c$.

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