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Right-sign Decay

Caption: The decay of the D*+ into a D0 and a soft (low-momentum) pion. The D0 then decays into a negative kaon and a positive pion. This is called a right-sign decay. Another decay mode called a wrong-sign, which is very rare, can occur. In this mode, the D0 decays into a positive kaon and a negative pion.

Credit: Paul Karchin, Wayne State University

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