EPJ Web Conf.
Volume 222, 2019The XXIV International Workshop “High Energy Physics and Quantum Field Theory” (QFTHEP 2019)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Section||Experiment / Detectors / Data analysis|
|Published online||19 November 2019|
Bc excitations at LHC: first observations and further research prospects
2 Phys. Dept. of MSU, Moscow, Russia
3 NRC “Kurchatov Institute”–IHEP, Protvino, Moscow Region, 142281, Russia
* e-mail: Alexander.Berezhnoy@cern.ch
Published online: 19 November 2019
Status of the Bc meson excitatons search is presented in our work. We discuss the 2S Bc states first discovered by ATLAS and newly confirmed by CMS and LHCb collaborations. We review the observation prospects for the rest predicted states (B∗c, 2P wave, 3P wave and D wave) at LHC experiments. Cascade decays to the ground state as well as direct decays to the lepton pair are regarded for these states.
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