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Author (up) Celis, A.; Fuentes-Martin, J.; Vicente, A.; Virto, J. url  doi
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  Title Gauge-invariant implications of the LHCb measurements on lepton-flavor nonuniversality Type Journal Article
  Year 2017 Publication Physical Review D Abbreviated Journal Phys. Rev. D  
  Volume 96 Issue 3 Pages 035026 - 8pp  
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  Abstract We study the implications of the recent measurements of R-K and R-K* by the LHCb Collaboration. We do that by adopting a model-independent approach based on the Standard Model effective field theory (SMEFT), with the dominant new physics (NP) effects encoded in the coefficients of dimension-6 operators respecting the full Standard Model (SM) gauge symmetry. After providing simplified expressions for R-K and R-K*, we determine the implications of the recent LHCb results for these observables on the coefficients of the SMEFT operators at low and high energies. We also take into account all b -> sll data, which combined lead to effective NP scenarios with SM pulls in excess of 5 sigma. Thus, the operators discussed in this paper would be the first dimension-6 terms in the SM Lagrangian to be detected experimentally. Indirect constraints on these operators are also discussed. The results of this paper transcend the singularity of the present situation and set a standard for future analyses in b -> s transitions when the NP is assumed to lie above the electroweak scale.  
  Address [Celis, Alejandro] Ludwig Maximilians Univ Munchen, Fak Phys, Arnold Sommerfeld Ctr Theoret Phys, D-80333 Munich, Germany  
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  Publisher Amer Physical Soc Place of Publication Editor  
  Language English Summary Language Original Title  
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  Series Volume Series Issue Edition  
  ISSN 2470-0010 ISBN Medium  
  Area Expedition Conference  
  Notes WOS:000408349600009 Approved no  
  Is ISI yes International Collaboration yes  
  Call Number IFIC @ pastor @ Serial 3280  
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