Das ist der HAMMER: consistent new physics interpretations of semileptonic decays

@article{Bernlochner2020DasID,
title={Das ist der HAMMER: consistent new physics interpretations of semileptonic decays},
author={Florian Urs Bernlochner and Stephan Duell and Zoltan Ligeti and Michele Papucci and Dean J. Robinson},
journal={The European Physical Journal C},
year={2020}
}
• Published 31 January 2020
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• The European Physical Journal C
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