Lessons from recent measurements of D0-D̄0 mixing

Oram Gedalia, Yuval Grossman, Yosef Nir, Gilad Perez

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An impressive progress in measurements of the D0-D̄0 mixing parameters has been made in recent years. We explore the implications of these measurements to models of new physics, especially in view of recent upper bounds on the amount of CP violation. We update the constraints on nonrenormalizable four-quark operators. We show that the experiments are close to probing minimally flavor violating models with large tan β. The data challenge models with a scale of order TeV where the flavor violation in the down sector is suppressed by alignment and, in particular, certain classes of supersymmetric models and of warped extra dimension models.

Original languageEnglish
Article number055024
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number5
StatePublished - 21 Sep 2009
Externally publishedYes


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