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SLAC-PUB-7831
B Physics at SLD: B+ and B0d Lifetimes, B0s Mixing and Search for b --> s g Decays

Abstract

We report new preliminary $B$ Physics results obtained with 300,000 hadronic $Z^0$ decays collected by the SLD experiment at the SLC between 1993 and 1997. Three analyses are presented: a measurement of $\bu$ and $\bd$ lifetimes, a study of the time dependence of $\bsmix$ mixing, and a search for decays of the type $\bsg$. All analyses benefit from the small and stable interaction point and the excellent resolution and efficiency provided by the pixel-based CCD Vertex Detector. The $\bsg$ analysis also exploits the particle identification capabilities of the Cherenkov Ring Imaging Detector.

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