Nonfactorization and final state
in and decays
F.M. Al-Shamali - A.N. Kamal
Theoretical Physics Institute and Department of Physics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2J1, Canada
Received: 21 August 1997 / Published online: 26 February 1998
Available experimental data on decay rates for , and decay rates and transversity amplitudes for are used to investigate nonfactorization contributions in these decays using five different theoretical models for the formfactors. Using the knowledge on nonfactorization so gained, we study the processes , and . We find that present experimental data for the last two processes are consistent with the predictions of most of the models considered.