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Volume 326 - The International Conference on B-Physics at Frontier Machines (BEAUTY2018) - Session: Other Lepton-related modes
Missing Energy B Decays at the Belle II Experiment
M. Merola* On behalf of the BELLE II collaboration
*corresponding author
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Pre-published on: 2018 July 31
Published on: 2018 October 30
The Belle II experiment at the SuperKEKB collider is a major upgrade of the KEK "B factory" facility in Tsukuba, Japan. The machine is designed to produce an instantaneous luminosity of 8$\times 10^{35}~\mathrm{cm^{-2}s^{-1}}$, and the experiment is expected to accumulate a data sample of about 50 $\mathrm{ab^{-1}}$. With this amount of data, decays sensitive to physics beyond the Standard Model can be studied with unprecedented precision. One promising set of modes are physics processes with missing energy due to a neutrino in the final state, such as the semileptonic and leptonic $B$ meson decays $B \rightarrow X_{u}\ell\nu$, $B \rightarrow D^{(\star)}\tau \nu$, and $B \rightarrow \ell \nu (\gamma)$. In addition, the rare decay $B \rightarrow K^{(*)} \nu\overline{\nu}$ provides one of the cleanest experimental probes of the favour-changing neutral current process $b\rightarrow s \nu \overline{\nu}$. This report discusses the expected sensitivities of the Belle II data sample to these decays.
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