Search for proton decay via p →νK+ using 260kiloton·year data of Super-Kamiokande search for proton decay via p →νK+ ... K. Abe et al.

K. Abe, Y. Hayato, K. Iyogi, J. Kameda, M. Miura, S. Moriyama, M. Nakahata, S. Nakayama, R. A. Wendell, H. Sekiya, M. Shiozawa, Y. Suzuki, A. Takeda, Y. Takenaga, K. Ueno, T. Yokozawa, H. Kaji, T. Kajita, K. Kaneyuki, K. P. LeeK. Okumura, T. McLachlan, L. Labarga, E. Kearns, J. L. Raaf, J. L. Stone, L. R. Sulak, M. Goldhaber, K. Bays, G. Carminati, W. R. Kropp, S. Mine, A. Renshaw, M. B. Smy, H. W. Sobel, K. S. Ganezer, J. Hill, W. E. Keig, J. S. Jang, J. Y. Kim, I. T. Lim, J. B. Albert, K. Scholberg, C. W. Walter, T. Wongjirad, T. Ishizuka, S. Tasaka, J. G. Learned, S. Matsuno, S. N. Smith, T. Hasegawa, T. Ishida, T. Ishii, T. Kobayashi, T. Nakadaira, K. Nakamura, K. Nishikawa, Y. Oyama, K. Sakashita, T. Sekiguchi, T. Tsukamoto, A. T. Suzuki, Y. Takeuchi, K. Ieki, M. Ikeda, H. Kubo, A. Minamino, A. Murakami, T. Nakaya, Y. Fukuda, K. Choi, Y. Itow, G. Mitsuka, M. Miyake, P. Mijakowski, J. Hignight, J. Imber, C. K. Jung, I. Taylor, C. Yanagisawa, H. Ishino, A. Kibayashi, Y. Koshio, T. Mori, M. Sakuda, J. Takeuchi, Y. Kuno, S. B. Kim, H. Okazawa, Y. Choi, K. Nishijima, M. Koshiba, Y. Totsuka, M. Yokoyama, K. Martens, Ll Marti, Y. Obayashi, M. R. Vagins, S. Chen, H. Sui, Z. Yang, H. Zhang, K. Connolly, M. Dziomba, R. J. Wilkes

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Abstract

We have searched for proton decay via p→νK+ using Super-Kamiokande data from April 1996 to February 2013, 260kiloton·year exposure in total. No evidence for this proton decay mode is found. A lower limit of the proton lifetime is set to τ/B(p→νK+)>5.9×1033 years at 90% confidence level.

Original languageEnglish
Article number072005
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Volume90
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 14 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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