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Strong constraints on the $K^0_{\mathrm{S}}\rightarrow\mu^{+}\mu^{-}$ branching fraction

  title={Strong constraints on the \$K^0\_\{\mathrm\{S\}\}\rightarrow\mu^\{+\}\mu^\{-\}\$ branching fraction},
  author={LHCb collaboration R. Aaij and Carlos Abellan Beteta and Thomas Ackernley and Bernardo Adeva and Marco Adinolfi and Hossein Afsharnia and Christine A. Aidala and S. Aiola and Ziad Ajaltouni and S. Akar and Pietro Albicocco and Johannes Albrecht and Federico Alessio and Michael Thomas Alexander and Alejandro Alfonso Albero and Georgy Alkhazov and Paula Alvarez Cartelle and A. A. Alves and S. Amato and Y. Amhis and L. An and Lucio Anderlini and Guido Andreassi and Mirco Andreotti and Flavio Archilli and Joan Arnau Romeu and Andrei Artamonov and Marina Artuso and Kenenbek Arzymatov and Elie Aslanides and Michele Atzeni and Benjamin Audurier and Sebastian Bachmann and John Back and Stephen Baker and Vladislav Balagura and Wander Baldini and Alexander V. Baranov and R. J. Barlow and Sergey Barsuk and William Barter and Matteo Bartolini and Fedor Baryshnikov and Giovanni Bassi and Varvara Batozskaya and Baasansuren Batsukh and Alexander Battig and Aurelio Bay and Maurice Becker and F Bedeschi and I. Bediaga and Andrew Beiter and Lennaert Bel and Vladislav Belavin and Samuel Belin and Nikita Beliy and Violaine Bell{\'e}e and K. Belous and I. Belyaev and Giovanni Bencivenni and E. Ben-Haim and Sean Benson and Sarah Beranek and Alexander V. Berezhnoy and Roland Bernet and Daniel Berninghoff and Harris Conan Bernstein and Claudia Bertella and Emilie Bertholet and Alessandro Bertolin and Christopher Betancourt and Federico Betti and Marc-Olivier Bettler and Ia. Bezshyiko and Srishti Bhasin and Jihyun Bhom and Martin Stefan Bieker and Simone Bifani and P. Billoir and Andrea Bizzeti and M. 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Carbone and Giovanni Carboni and Roberta Cardinale and Alessandro Cardini and Paolo Carniti and Kazuyoshi Carvalho Akiba and Adriana C. Vidal and Gianluigi Casse and Marco Cattaneo and G Cavallero and Sara Celani and Riccardo Cenci and Jacopo Cerasoli and M. G. Chapman and M. J. Charles and Ph. Charpentier and Georgios Chatzikonstantinidis and M. Chefdeville and Viktoriia Chekalina and C. H. Chen and S. Chen and Aleksei Chernov and S.-G. Chitic and V. Chobanova and M. Chrząszcz and Alexsei Chubykin and Paolo Ciambrone and Maria Flavia Cicala and Xabier Cid Vidal and Gregory Max Ciezarek and F. Cindolo and P. E. L. Clarke and Marco Clemencic and Harry Victor Cliff and Joel Closier and John Leslie Cobbledick and Victor Coco and Jo{\~a}o A. B. 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  journal={arXiv: High Energy Physics - Experiment},
A search for the decay $K^0_{\mathrm{S}}\rightarrow\mu^{+}\mu^{-}$ is performed using proton-proton collision data, corresponding to an integrated luminosity of $5.6\,\text{fb}^{-1}$ and collected with the LHCb experiment during 2016, 2017 and 2018 at a center-of-mass energy of $13\,\mathrm{TeV}$. The observed signal yield is consistent with zero, yielding an upper limit of ${\cal B}(K^0_{\mathrm{S}}\rightarrow\mu^{+}\mu^{-}) < 2.2 \times 10^{-10}$ at 90% CL. The limit reduces to ${\cal B}(K^0_… 

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