Journal article

Measurement of b-hadron masses

R Aaij, C Abellan Beteta, B Adeva, M Adinolfi, C Adrover, A Affolder, Z Ajaltouni, J Albrecht, F Alessio, M Alexander, G Alkhazov, P Alvarez Cartelle, AA Alves, S Amato, Y Amhis, J Anderson, RB Appleby, O Aquines Gutierrez, F Archilli, L Arrabito Show all

Physics Letters B | ELSEVIER | Published : 2012


Awarded by Science and Technology Facilities Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We would like to thank our colleague Adlene Hicheur who made, as a member of our collaboration, significant contributions to the tracking alignment algorithms and provided the first realistic version of the magnetic field map. He is currently unable to continue his work, and we hope that this situation will be resolved soon. We express our gratitude to our colleagues in the CERN accelerator departments for the excellent performance of the LHC. We thank the technical and administrative staff at CERN and at the LHCb institutes, and acknowledge support from the National Agencies: CAPES, CNPq, FAPERJ and FINEP (Brazil); CERN; NSFC (China); CNRS/IN2P3 (France); BMBF, DFG, HGF and MPG (Germany); SFI (Ireland); INFN (Italy); FOM and NWO (The Netherlands); SCSR (Poland); ANCS (Romania); MinES of Russia and Rosatom (Russia); MICINN, XuntaGal and GENCAT (Spain); SNSF and SER (Switzerland); NAS Ukraine (Ukraine); STFC (United Kingdom); NSF (USA). We also acknowledge the support received from the ERC under FP7 and the Region Auvergne.