The CKM Parameters

  title={The CKM Parameters},
  author={S{\'e}bastien Descotes-Genon and Patrick Koppenburg},
  journal={Annual Review of Nuclear and Particle Science},
The Cabibbo–Kobayashi–Maskawa (CKM) matrix is a key element in describing flavor dynamics in the Standard Model. With only four parameters, this matrix is able to describe a large range of phenomena in the quark sector, such as violation and rare decays. It can thus be constrained by many different processes, which have to be measured experimentally with high accuracy and computed with good theoretical control. Recently, with the advent of the factories and the LHCb experiment taking data, the… 

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