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Vxb and Vtx

A workshop on semileptonic and
radiative rare B decays

Wednesday-Friday, December 4-6, 2002

Wednesday, December 4, 2002: Panofsky Auditorium

(phone number: 510-665-5437 passcode: 4483)

Session 0
14:00 - 17:00  
Overview Talks Chair: V. Luth
14:00 -  14:45 Semileptonic B decay Methods (pdf) M. Wise
15:00 -  15:45 B physics with lattice QCD: status and prospects (ppt pdf) A. El-Khadra
16:15 -  17:00 Probing New Physics in Rare Decays (pdf) J. Hewett

Thursday, December 5, 2002: Orange Room

Session 1
09:00 - 10:30  
Exclusive semileptonic Decays Chair: U. Langenegger
Theory 1 |Vcb| from exclusive semileptonic B decays (ps pdf) B. Grinstein (phone)
Exp. 1 B -> D*lnu, branching fraction and |Vcb| (ppt pdf) C. Borean (for M. Rotondo)
Exp. 2 Form factors in B -> D*lnu (pdf) M. Gill
Exp. 3 B -> D**lnu branching fraction (pdf ps) A. Hauke
Discussion High-mass charm states all
Coffee Break
Session 2
11:00 - 12:30  
Inclusive radiative rare Decays Chair: M. Convery
Theory 1 Calculations of BR(B -> Xs gamma) (pdf) M. Misiak
Exp. 1 b -> s gamma, semi-inclusive (pdf, ps) F. Di Lodovico
Exp. 2 b -> s gamma, inclusive with lepton or BRECO tag (pdf) C. Jessop
Theory 2 Extracting |Vub| from b -> s gamma (pdf) A. Leibovich
Lunch Break
Session 3
14:00 - 15:30  
B > Xs l+l- Chair: Z. Ligeti
Theory 1 B -> K,K* l+l- (ps) G. Burdman
Exp. 1 B -> K,K* l+l- (pdf) J. Berryhill
Theory 2 Theory aspects of b->s l+l- decays (ps) G. Hiller
Exp. 2 b -> s l+l- inclusive (pdf) S. Willocq
Coffee Break
Session 4
16:00 - 18:00  
Inclusive Semileptonic Decays Chair: A. Kronfeld
Exp. 1 b -> c l nu, lepton energy moments (pdf) T. Brandt
Exp. 2 b -> c l nu, hadron mass moments (ppt pdf) O. Buchmueller
Theory 1 b -> c l nu moments and |Vcb| (pdf) A. Manohar
Theory 2 Heavy Quark Parameters from Inclusive Semileptonic Decays (ps) N. Uraltsev

Friday, December 6, 2002: Orange Room

Session 5
09:00 - 10:30  
Inclusive semileptonic Decays I Chair: A. Falk
Theory 1 Getting rid of the Fermi motion by choosing the proper kinematical variable (pdf) M. Ciuchini (phone)
Exp. 1 b -> u l nu: endpoint spectrum (ps) V. Luth
Exp. 2 b -> u l nu: hadronic recoil mass (ppt pdf) D. del Re
Exp. 3 b -> u l nu: q2 vs. El (ppt pdf) B. Kowalewski
Coffee Break
Session 6
11:00 - 12:30  
Exclusive semileptonic Decays II Chair: N. Roe
Exp. 1 B -> D* tau nu (pdf) M. Mazur
Exp. 2 B -> rho e nu (ps pdf) T. Brandt (for L. Wilden)
Exp. 3 B -> pi l nu (pdf) A. Weinstein
Theory 1 A very short introduction to the soft-collinear theory (ppt pdf) S. Fleming
Lunch Break
Session 7
14:00 - 15:30  
Exclusive Rare Radiative Decays Chair: C. Bauer
Theory 1 B -> K*/rho gamma at NLO from QCD factorization (pdf) S. Bosch
Exp. 1 B -> rho,K* gamma (pdf) M. Convery
Exp. 2 B -> K** gamma (pdf) Q. Guo
Theory 2 Exclusive B -> K** gamma decays (ps) D. Pirjol
Coffee Break
Session 8
16:00 - 17:30  
Leptonic B decays Chair: B. Kowalewski
Exp. 1 B -> s nu nubar (pdf) P. Jackson
Exp. 2 B -> mu nu (pdf) T. Moore
Exp. 3 B -> l nu gamma (ppt pdf) G. Dubois-Felsmann
Summary Summary Talk (pdf) H. Quinn

Last modified: Dec. 5, 2002