A measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0

P. D. Acton, G. Alexander, J. Allison, P. P. Allport, K. J. Anderson, S. Arcelli, A. Astbury, D. Axen, G. Azuelos, G. A. Bahan, J. T.M. Baines, A. H. Ball, J. Banks, R. J. Barlow, S. Barnett, J. R. Batley, G. Beaudoin, A. Beck, J. Becker, T. Behnke & 287 others K. W. Bell, G. Bella, P. Berlich, S. Bethke, O. Biebel, U. Binder, I. J. Bloodworth, P. Bock, B. Boden, H. M. Bosch, S. Bougerolle, H. Breuker, R. M. Brown, A. Buijs, H. J. Burckhart, P. Capiluppi, R. K. Carnegie, A. A. Carter, J. R. Carter, C. Y. Chang, D. G. Charlton, P. E.L. Clarke, I. Cohen, J. C. Clayton, W. J. Collins, J. E. Conboy, M. Cooper, M. Coupland, M. Cuffiani, S. Dado, G. M. Dallavalle, S. De Jong, L. A. del Pozo, H. Deng, A. Dieckmann, M. Dittmar, M. S. Dixit, E. do Couto e Silva, J. E. Duboscq, E. Duchovni, G. Duckeck, I. P. Duerdoth, D. J.P. Dumas, P. A. Elcombe, P. G. Estabrooks, E. Etzion, H. G. Evans, F. Fabbri, M. Fincke-Keeler, H. M. Fischer, D. G. Fong, M. Foucher, A. Gaidot, O. Ganel, J. W. Gary, J. Gascon, R. F. McGowan, N. I. Geddes, C. Geich-Gimbel, S. W. Gensler, F. X. Gentit, G. Giacomelli, V. Gibson, W. R. Gibson, J. D. Gillies, J. Goldberg, M. J. Goodrick, W. Gorn, C. Grandi, F. C. Grant, J. Hagemann, G. G. Hanson, M. Hansroul, C. K. Hargrove, P. F. Harrison, J. Hart, P. M. Hattersley, M. Hauschild, C. M. Hawkes, E. Heflin, R. J. Hemingway, R. D. Heuer, J. C. Hill, S. J. Hillier, T. Hilse, D. A. Hinshaw, J. D. Hobbs, P. R. Hobson, D. Hochman, R. J. Homer, A. K. Honma, C. P. Howarth, R. E. Hughes-Jones, R. Humbert, P. Igo-Kemenes, H. Ihssen, D. C. Imrie, A. C. Janissen, A. Jawahery, P. W. Jeffreys, H. Jeremie, M. Jimack, M. Jobes, R. W.L. Jones, P. Jovanovic, C. Jui, D. Karlen, K. Kawagoe, T. Kawamoto, R. K. Keeler, R. G. Kellogg, B. W. Kennedy, S. Kluth, T. Kobayashi, T. P. Kokott, Sachio Komamiya, L. Köpke, J. F. Kral, R. Kowalewski, J. von Krogh, J. Kroll, M. Kuwano, P. Kyberd, G. D. Lafferty, F. Lamarche, J. G. Layter, P. Le Du, P. Leblanc, A. M. Lee, M. H. Lehto, D. Lellouch, P. Lennert, C. Leroy, J. Letts, S. Levegrün, L. Levinson, S. L. Lloyd, F. K. Loebinger, J. M. Lorah, B. Lorazo, M. J. Losty, X. C. Lou, J. Ludwig, M. Mannelli, S. Marcellini, G. Maringer, C. Markus, A. J. Martin, J. P. Martin, T. Mashimo, P. Mättig, U. Maur, J. McKenna, T. J. McMahon, J. R. McNutt, F. Meijers, D. Menszner, F. S. Merritt, H. Mes, A. Michelini, R. P. Middleton, G. Mikenberg, J. Mildenberger, D. J. Miller, R. Mir, W. Mohr, C. Moisan, A. Montanari, T. Mori, M. Morri, T. Mouthuy, B. Nellen, H. H. Nguyen, M. Nozaki, S. W. O'Neale, F. G. Oakham, F. Odorici, H. O. Ogren, C. J. Oram, M. J. Oreglia, S. Orito, J. P. Pansart, B. Panzer-Steindel, P. Paschievici, G. N. Patrick, N. Paz-Jaoshvili, P. Pfister, J. E. Pilcher, D. Pitman, D. E. Plane, P. Poffenberger, B. Poli, A. Pouladdej, E. Prebys, T. W. Pritchard, H. Przysiezniak, G. Quast, M. W. Redmond, D. L. Rees, G. E. Richards, D. Robinson, A. Rollnik, J. M. Roney, E. Ros, S. Rossberg, A. M. Rossi, M. Rosvick, P. Routenburg, K. Runge, O. Runolfsson, D. R. Rust, M. Sasaki, C. Sbarra, A. D. Schaile, O. Schaile, W. Schappert, P. Scharff-Hansen, P. Schenk, H. von der Schmitt, S. Schreiber, C. Schwick, J. Schwiening, W. G. Scott, M. Settles, T. G. Shears, B. C. Shen, C. H. Shepherd-Themistocleous, P. Sherwood, R. Shypit, A. Simon, P. Singh, G. P. Siroli, A. Skuja, A. M. Smith, T. J. Smith, G. A. Snow, R. Sobie, R. W. Springer, M. Sproston, K. Stephens, J. Steuerer, R. Ströhmer, D. Strom, T. Takeshita, P. Taras, S. Tarem, M. Tecchio, P. Teixeira-Dias, N. Tesch, N. J. Thackray, G. Transtromer, N. J. Tresilian, T. Tsukamoto, M. F. Turner, G. Tysarczyk-Niemeyer, D. Van den plas, R. Van Kooten, G. J. VanDalen, G. Vasseur, C. J. Virtue, A. Wagner, D. L. Wagner, C. Wahl, J. P. Walker, C. P. Ward, D. R. Ward, P. M. Watkins, A. T. Watson, N. K. Watson, M. Weber, P. Weber, S. Weisz, P. S. Wells, N. Wermes, M. A. Whalley, G. W. Wilson, J. A. Wilson, V. H. Winterer, T. Wlodek, S. Wotton, T. R. Wyatt, R. Yaari, A. Yeaman, G. Yekutieli, M. Yurko, W. Zeuner, G. T. Zorn

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Abstract

We present a measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0 using data collected with the OPAL detector at LEP. The forward-backward charge asymmetry was measured using a weight function method which gave the number of forward events on a statistical basis. In a data sample of 448 942 hadronic Z0 decays, we have observed a charge asymmetry of Ah = 0.040±0.004 (stat.)±0.006 (syst.)±0.002 (B0B0mix.), taking into account the effect of B0B0 mixing. In the framework of the standard model, this asymmetry corresponds to an effective weak mixing angle averaged over five quark flavours of sin2θW = 0.2321 ± 0.0017 (stat.) ± 0.0027 (syst.) ± 0.0009 (B0B0mix.). The result agrees with the value obtained from the Z0 line shape and lepton pair forward-backward asymmetry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)436-450
Number of pages15
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume294
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992 Nov 19
Externally publishedYes

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Acton, P. D., Alexander, G., Allison, J., Allport, P. P., Anderson, K. J., Arcelli, S., ... Zorn, G. T. (1992). A measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0 Physics Letters B, 294(3-4), 436-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(92)91546-L

A measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0 . / Acton, P. D.; Alexander, G.; Allison, J.; Allport, P. P.; Anderson, K. J.; Arcelli, S.; Astbury, A.; Axen, D.; Azuelos, G.; Bahan, G. A.; Baines, J. T.M.; Ball, A. H.; Banks, J.; Barlow, R. J.; Barnett, S.; Batley, J. R.; Beaudoin, G.; Beck, A.; Becker, J.; Behnke, T.; Bell, K. W.; Bella, G.; Berlich, P.; Bethke, S.; Biebel, O.; Binder, U.; Bloodworth, I. J.; Bock, P.; Boden, B.; Bosch, H. M.; Bougerolle, S.; Breuker, H.; Brown, R. M.; Buijs, A.; Burckhart, H. J.; Capiluppi, P.; Carnegie, R. K.; Carter, A. A.; Carter, J. R.; Chang, C. Y.; Charlton, D. G.; Clarke, P. E.L.; Cohen, I.; Clayton, J. C.; Collins, W. J.; Conboy, J. E.; Cooper, M.; Coupland, M.; Cuffiani, M.; Dado, S.; Dallavalle, G. M.; De Jong, S.; del Pozo, L. A.; Deng, H.; Dieckmann, A.; Dittmar, M.; Dixit, M. S.; do Couto e Silva, E.; Duboscq, J. E.; Duchovni, E.; Duckeck, G.; Duerdoth, I. P.; Dumas, D. J.P.; Elcombe, P. A.; Estabrooks, P. G.; Etzion, E.; Evans, H. G.; Fabbri, F.; Fincke-Keeler, M.; Fischer, H. M.; Fong, D. G.; Foucher, M.; Gaidot, A.; Ganel, O.; Gary, J. W.; Gascon, J.; McGowan, R. F.; Geddes, N. I.; Geich-Gimbel, C.; Gensler, S. W.; Gentit, F. X.; Giacomelli, G.; Gibson, V.; Gibson, W. R.; Gillies, J. D.; Goldberg, J.; Goodrick, M. J.; Gorn, W.; Grandi, C.; Grant, F. C.; Hagemann, J.; Hanson, G. G.; Hansroul, M.; Hargrove, C. K.; Harrison, P. F.; Hart, J.; Hattersley, P. M.; Hauschild, M.; Hawkes, C. M.; Heflin, E.; Hemingway, R. J.; Heuer, R. D.; Hill, J. C.; Hillier, S. J.; Hilse, T.; Hinshaw, D. A.; Hobbs, J. D.; Hobson, P. R.; Hochman, D.; Homer, R. J.; Honma, A. K.; Howarth, C. P.; Hughes-Jones, R. E.; Humbert, R.; Igo-Kemenes, P.; Ihssen, H.; Imrie, D. C.; Janissen, A. C.; Jawahery, A.; Jeffreys, P. W.; Jeremie, H.; Jimack, M.; Jobes, M.; Jones, R. W.L.; Jovanovic, P.; Jui, C.; Karlen, D.; Kawagoe, K.; Kawamoto, T.; Keeler, R. K.; Kellogg, R. G.; Kennedy, B. W.; Kluth, S.; Kobayashi, T.; Kokott, T. P.; Komamiya, Sachio; Köpke, L.; Kral, J. F.; Kowalewski, R.; von Krogh, J.; Kroll, J.; Kuwano, M.; Kyberd, P.; Lafferty, G. D.; Lamarche, F.; Layter, J. G.; Le Du, P.; Leblanc, P.; Lee, A. M.; Lehto, M. H.; Lellouch, D.; Lennert, P.; Leroy, C.; Letts, J.; Levegrün, S.; Levinson, L.; Lloyd, S. L.; Loebinger, F. K.; Lorah, J. M.; Lorazo, B.; Losty, M. J.; Lou, X. C.; Ludwig, J.; Mannelli, M.; Marcellini, S.; Maringer, G.; Markus, C.; Martin, A. J.; Martin, J. P.; Mashimo, T.; Mättig, P.; Maur, U.; McKenna, J.; McMahon, T. J.; McNutt, J. R.; Meijers, F.; Menszner, D.; Merritt, F. S.; Mes, H.; Michelini, A.; Middleton, R. P.; Mikenberg, G.; Mildenberger, J.; Miller, D. J.; Mir, R.; Mohr, W.; Moisan, C.; Montanari, A.; Mori, T.; Morri, M.; Mouthuy, T.; Nellen, B.; Nguyen, H. H.; Nozaki, M.; O'Neale, S. W.; Oakham, F. G.; Odorici, F.; Ogren, H. O.; Oram, C. J.; Oreglia, M. J.; Orito, S.; Pansart, J. P.; Panzer-Steindel, B.; Paschievici, P.; Patrick, G. N.; Paz-Jaoshvili, N.; Pfister, P.; Pilcher, J. E.; Pitman, D.; Plane, D. E.; Poffenberger, P.; Poli, B.; Pouladdej, A.; Prebys, E.; Pritchard, T. W.; Przysiezniak, H.; Quast, G.; Redmond, M. W.; Rees, D. L.; Richards, G. E.; Robinson, D.; Rollnik, A.; Roney, J. M.; Ros, E.; Rossberg, S.; Rossi, A. M.; Rosvick, M.; Routenburg, P.; Runge, K.; Runolfsson, O.; Rust, D. R.; Sasaki, M.; Sbarra, C.; Schaile, A. D.; Schaile, O.; Schappert, W.; Scharff-Hansen, P.; Schenk, P.; von der Schmitt, H.; Schreiber, S.; Schwick, C.; Schwiening, J.; Scott, W. G.; Settles, M.; Shears, T. G.; Shen, B. C.; Shepherd-Themistocleous, C. H.; Sherwood, P.; Shypit, R.; Simon, A.; Singh, P.; Siroli, G. P.; Skuja, A.; Smith, A. M.; Smith, T. J.; Snow, G. A.; Sobie, R.; Springer, R. W.; Sproston, M.; Stephens, K.; Steuerer, J.; Ströhmer, R.; Strom, D.; Takeshita, T.; Taras, P.; Tarem, S.; Tecchio, M.; Teixeira-Dias, P.; Tesch, N.; Thackray, N. J.; Transtromer, G.; Tresilian, N. J.; Tsukamoto, T.; Turner, M. F.; Tysarczyk-Niemeyer, G.; Van den plas, D.; Van Kooten, R.; VanDalen, G. J.; Vasseur, G.; Virtue, C. J.; Wagner, A.; Wagner, D. L.; Wahl, C.; Walker, J. P.; Ward, C. P.; Ward, D. R.; Watkins, P. M.; Watson, A. T.; Watson, N. K.; Weber, M.; Weber, P.; Weisz, S.; Wells, P. S.; Wermes, N.; Whalley, M. A.; Wilson, G. W.; Wilson, J. A.; Winterer, V. H.; Wlodek, T.; Wotton, S.; Wyatt, T. R.; Yaari, R.; Yeaman, A.; Yekutieli, G.; Yurko, M.; Zeuner, W.; Zorn, G. T.

In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 294, No. 3-4, 19.11.1992, p. 436-450.

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Acton PD, Alexander G, Allison J, Allport PP, Anderson KJ, Arcelli S et al. A measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0 Physics Letters B. 1992 Nov 19;294(3-4):436-450. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(92)91546-L
Acton, P. D. ; Alexander, G. ; Allison, J. ; Allport, P. P. ; Anderson, K. J. ; Arcelli, S. ; Astbury, A. ; Axen, D. ; Azuelos, G. ; Bahan, G. A. ; Baines, J. T.M. ; Ball, A. H. ; Banks, J. ; Barlow, R. J. ; Barnett, S. ; Batley, J. R. ; Beaudoin, G. ; Beck, A. ; Becker, J. ; Behnke, T. ; Bell, K. W. ; Bella, G. ; Berlich, P. ; Bethke, S. ; Biebel, O. ; Binder, U. ; Bloodworth, I. J. ; Bock, P. ; Boden, B. ; Bosch, H. M. ; Bougerolle, S. ; Breuker, H. ; Brown, R. M. ; Buijs, A. ; Burckhart, H. J. ; Capiluppi, P. ; Carnegie, R. K. ; Carter, A. A. ; Carter, J. R. ; Chang, C. Y. ; Charlton, D. G. ; Clarke, P. E.L. ; Cohen, I. ; Clayton, J. C. ; Collins, W. J. ; Conboy, J. E. ; Cooper, M. ; Coupland, M. ; Cuffiani, M. ; Dado, S. ; Dallavalle, G. M. ; De Jong, S. ; del Pozo, L. A. ; Deng, H. ; Dieckmann, A. ; Dittmar, M. ; Dixit, M. S. ; do Couto e Silva, E. ; Duboscq, J. E. ; Duchovni, E. ; Duckeck, G. ; Duerdoth, I. P. ; Dumas, D. J.P. ; Elcombe, P. A. ; Estabrooks, P. G. ; Etzion, E. ; Evans, H. G. ; Fabbri, F. ; Fincke-Keeler, M. ; Fischer, H. M. ; Fong, D. G. ; Foucher, M. ; Gaidot, A. ; Ganel, O. ; Gary, J. W. ; Gascon, J. ; McGowan, R. F. ; Geddes, N. I. ; Geich-Gimbel, C. ; Gensler, S. W. ; Gentit, F. X. ; Giacomelli, G. ; Gibson, V. ; Gibson, W. R. ; Gillies, J. D. ; Goldberg, J. ; Goodrick, M. J. ; Gorn, W. ; Grandi, C. ; Grant, F. C. ; Hagemann, J. ; Hanson, G. G. ; Hansroul, M. ; Hargrove, C. K. ; Harrison, P. F. ; Hart, J. ; Hattersley, P. M. ; Hauschild, M. ; Hawkes, C. M. ; Heflin, E. ; Hemingway, R. J. ; Heuer, R. D. ; Hill, J. C. ; Hillier, S. J. ; Hilse, T. ; Hinshaw, D. A. ; Hobbs, J. D. ; Hobson, P. R. ; Hochman, D. ; Homer, R. J. ; Honma, A. K. ; Howarth, C. P. ; Hughes-Jones, R. E. ; Humbert, R. ; Igo-Kemenes, P. ; Ihssen, H. ; Imrie, D. C. ; Janissen, A. C. ; Jawahery, A. ; Jeffreys, P. W. ; Jeremie, H. ; Jimack, M. ; Jobes, M. ; Jones, R. W.L. ; Jovanovic, P. ; Jui, C. ; Karlen, D. ; Kawagoe, K. ; Kawamoto, T. ; Keeler, R. K. ; Kellogg, R. G. ; Kennedy, B. W. ; Kluth, S. ; Kobayashi, T. ; Kokott, T. P. ; Komamiya, Sachio ; Köpke, L. ; Kral, J. F. ; Kowalewski, R. ; von Krogh, J. ; Kroll, J. ; Kuwano, M. ; Kyberd, P. ; Lafferty, G. D. ; Lamarche, F. ; Layter, J. G. ; Le Du, P. ; Leblanc, P. ; Lee, A. M. ; Lehto, M. H. ; Lellouch, D. ; Lennert, P. ; Leroy, C. ; Letts, J. ; Levegrün, S. ; Levinson, L. ; Lloyd, S. L. ; Loebinger, F. K. ; Lorah, J. M. ; Lorazo, B. ; Losty, M. J. ; Lou, X. C. ; Ludwig, J. ; Mannelli, M. ; Marcellini, S. ; Maringer, G. ; Markus, C. ; Martin, A. J. ; Martin, J. P. ; Mashimo, T. ; Mättig, P. ; Maur, U. ; McKenna, J. ; McMahon, T. J. ; McNutt, J. R. ; Meijers, F. ; Menszner, D. ; Merritt, F. S. ; Mes, H. ; Michelini, A. ; Middleton, R. P. ; Mikenberg, G. ; Mildenberger, J. ; Miller, D. J. ; Mir, R. ; Mohr, W. ; Moisan, C. ; Montanari, A. ; Mori, T. ; Morri, M. ; Mouthuy, T. ; Nellen, B. ; Nguyen, H. H. ; Nozaki, M. ; O'Neale, S. W. ; Oakham, F. G. ; Odorici, F. ; Ogren, H. O. ; Oram, C. J. ; Oreglia, M. J. ; Orito, S. ; Pansart, J. P. ; Panzer-Steindel, B. ; Paschievici, P. ; Patrick, G. N. ; Paz-Jaoshvili, N. ; Pfister, P. ; Pilcher, J. E. ; Pitman, D. ; Plane, D. E. ; Poffenberger, P. ; Poli, B. ; Pouladdej, A. ; Prebys, E. ; Pritchard, T. W. ; Przysiezniak, H. ; Quast, G. ; Redmond, M. W. ; Rees, D. L. ; Richards, G. E. ; Robinson, D. ; Rollnik, A. ; Roney, J. M. ; Ros, E. ; Rossberg, S. ; Rossi, A. M. ; Rosvick, M. ; Routenburg, P. ; Runge, K. ; Runolfsson, O. ; Rust, D. R. ; Sasaki, M. ; Sbarra, C. ; Schaile, A. D. ; Schaile, O. ; Schappert, W. ; Scharff-Hansen, P. ; Schenk, P. ; von der Schmitt, H. ; Schreiber, S. ; Schwick, C. ; Schwiening, J. ; Scott, W. G. ; Settles, M. ; Shears, T. G. ; Shen, B. C. ; Shepherd-Themistocleous, C. H. ; Sherwood, P. ; Shypit, R. ; Simon, A. ; Singh, P. ; Siroli, G. P. ; Skuja, A. ; Smith, A. M. ; Smith, T. J. ; Snow, G. A. ; Sobie, R. ; Springer, R. W. ; Sproston, M. ; Stephens, K. ; Steuerer, J. ; Ströhmer, R. ; Strom, D. ; Takeshita, T. ; Taras, P. ; Tarem, S. ; Tecchio, M. ; Teixeira-Dias, P. ; Tesch, N. ; Thackray, N. J. ; Transtromer, G. ; Tresilian, N. J. ; Tsukamoto, T. ; Turner, M. F. ; Tysarczyk-Niemeyer, G. ; Van den plas, D. ; Van Kooten, R. ; VanDalen, G. J. ; Vasseur, G. ; Virtue, C. J. ; Wagner, A. ; Wagner, D. L. ; Wahl, C. ; Walker, J. P. ; Ward, C. P. ; Ward, D. R. ; Watkins, P. M. ; Watson, A. T. ; Watson, N. K. ; Weber, M. ; Weber, P. ; Weisz, S. ; Wells, P. S. ; Wermes, N. ; Whalley, M. A. ; Wilson, G. W. ; Wilson, J. A. ; Winterer, V. H. ; Wlodek, T. ; Wotton, S. ; Wyatt, T. R. ; Yaari, R. ; Yeaman, A. ; Yekutieli, G. ; Yurko, M. ; Zeuner, W. ; Zorn, G. T. / A measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0 In: Physics Letters B. 1992 ; Vol. 294, No. 3-4. pp. 436-450.
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abstract = "We present a measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0 using data collected with the OPAL detector at LEP. The forward-backward charge asymmetry was measured using a weight function method which gave the number of forward events on a statistical basis. In a data sample of 448 942 hadronic Z0 decays, we have observed a charge asymmetry of Ah = 0.040±0.004 (stat.)±0.006 (syst.)±0.002 (B0B0mix.), taking into account the effect of B0B0 mixing. In the framework of the standard model, this asymmetry corresponds to an effective weak mixing angle averaged over five quark flavours of sin2θW = 0.2321 ± 0.0017 (stat.) ± 0.0027 (syst.) ± 0.0009 (B0B0mix.). The result agrees with the value obtained from the Z0 line shape and lepton pair forward-backward asymmetry.",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - A measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0

AU - Acton, P. D.

AU - Alexander, G.

AU - Allison, J.

AU - Allport, P. P.

AU - Anderson, K. J.

AU - Arcelli, S.

AU - Astbury, A.

AU - Axen, D.

AU - Azuelos, G.

AU - Bahan, G. A.

AU - Baines, J. T.M.

AU - Ball, A. H.

AU - Banks, J.

AU - Barlow, R. J.

AU - Barnett, S.

AU - Batley, J. R.

AU - Beaudoin, G.

AU - Beck, A.

AU - Becker, J.

AU - Behnke, T.

AU - Bell, K. W.

AU - Bella, G.

AU - Berlich, P.

AU - Bethke, S.

AU - Biebel, O.

AU - Binder, U.

AU - Bloodworth, I. J.

AU - Bock, P.

AU - Boden, B.

AU - Bosch, H. M.

AU - Bougerolle, S.

AU - Breuker, H.

AU - Brown, R. M.

AU - Buijs, A.

AU - Burckhart, H. J.

AU - Capiluppi, P.

AU - Carnegie, R. K.

AU - Carter, A. A.

AU - Carter, J. R.

AU - Chang, C. Y.

AU - Charlton, D. G.

AU - Clarke, P. E.L.

AU - Cohen, I.

AU - Clayton, J. C.

AU - Collins, W. J.

AU - Conboy, J. E.

AU - Cooper, M.

AU - Coupland, M.

AU - Cuffiani, M.

AU - Dado, S.

AU - Dallavalle, G. M.

AU - De Jong, S.

AU - del Pozo, L. A.

AU - Deng, H.

AU - Dieckmann, A.

AU - Dittmar, M.

AU - Dixit, M. S.

AU - do Couto e Silva, E.

AU - Duboscq, J. E.

AU - Duchovni, E.

AU - Duckeck, G.

AU - Duerdoth, I. P.

AU - Dumas, D. J.P.

AU - Elcombe, P. A.

AU - Estabrooks, P. G.

AU - Etzion, E.

AU - Evans, H. G.

AU - Fabbri, F.

AU - Fincke-Keeler, M.

AU - Fischer, H. M.

AU - Fong, D. G.

AU - Foucher, M.

AU - Gaidot, A.

AU - Ganel, O.

AU - Gary, J. W.

AU - Gascon, J.

AU - McGowan, R. F.

AU - Geddes, N. I.

AU - Geich-Gimbel, C.

AU - Gensler, S. W.

AU - Gentit, F. X.

AU - Giacomelli, G.

AU - Gibson, V.

AU - Gibson, W. R.

AU - Gillies, J. D.

AU - Goldberg, J.

AU - Goodrick, M. J.

AU - Gorn, W.

AU - Grandi, C.

AU - Grant, F. C.

AU - Hagemann, J.

AU - Hanson, G. G.

AU - Hansroul, M.

AU - Hargrove, C. K.

AU - Harrison, P. F.

AU - Hart, J.

AU - Hattersley, P. M.

AU - Hauschild, M.

AU - Hawkes, C. M.

AU - Heflin, E.

AU - Hemingway, R. J.

AU - Heuer, R. D.

AU - Hill, J. C.

AU - Hillier, S. J.

AU - Hilse, T.

AU - Hinshaw, D. A.

AU - Hobbs, J. D.

AU - Hobson, P. R.

AU - Hochman, D.

AU - Homer, R. J.

AU - Honma, A. K.

AU - Howarth, C. P.

AU - Hughes-Jones, R. E.

AU - Humbert, R.

AU - Igo-Kemenes, P.

AU - Ihssen, H.

AU - Imrie, D. C.

AU - Janissen, A. C.

AU - Jawahery, A.

AU - Jeffreys, P. W.

AU - Jeremie, H.

AU - Jimack, M.

AU - Jobes, M.

AU - Jones, R. W.L.

AU - Jovanovic, P.

AU - Jui, C.

AU - Karlen, D.

AU - Kawagoe, K.

AU - Kawamoto, T.

AU - Keeler, R. K.

AU - Kellogg, R. G.

AU - Kennedy, B. W.

AU - Kluth, S.

AU - Kobayashi, T.

AU - Kokott, T. P.

AU - Komamiya, Sachio

AU - Köpke, L.

AU - Kral, J. F.

AU - Kowalewski, R.

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PY - 1992/11/19

Y1 - 1992/11/19

N2 - We present a measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0 using data collected with the OPAL detector at LEP. The forward-backward charge asymmetry was measured using a weight function method which gave the number of forward events on a statistical basis. In a data sample of 448 942 hadronic Z0 decays, we have observed a charge asymmetry of Ah = 0.040±0.004 (stat.)±0.006 (syst.)±0.002 (B0B0mix.), taking into account the effect of B0B0 mixing. In the framework of the standard model, this asymmetry corresponds to an effective weak mixing angle averaged over five quark flavours of sin2θW = 0.2321 ± 0.0017 (stat.) ± 0.0027 (syst.) ± 0.0009 (B0B0mix.). The result agrees with the value obtained from the Z0 line shape and lepton pair forward-backward asymmetry.

AB - We present a measurement of the forward-backward charge asymmetry in hadronic decays of the Z0 using data collected with the OPAL detector at LEP. The forward-backward charge asymmetry was measured using a weight function method which gave the number of forward events on a statistical basis. In a data sample of 448 942 hadronic Z0 decays, we have observed a charge asymmetry of Ah = 0.040±0.004 (stat.)±0.006 (syst.)±0.002 (B0B0mix.), taking into account the effect of B0B0 mixing. In the framework of the standard model, this asymmetry corresponds to an effective weak mixing angle averaged over five quark flavours of sin2θW = 0.2321 ± 0.0017 (stat.) ± 0.0027 (syst.) ± 0.0009 (B0B0mix.). The result agrees with the value obtained from the Z0 line shape and lepton pair forward-backward asymmetry.

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U2 - 10.1016/0370-2693(92)91546-L

DO - 10.1016/0370-2693(92)91546-L

M3 - Article

VL - 294

SP - 436

EP - 450

JO - Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics

JF - Physics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics

SN - 0370-2693

IS - 3-4

ER -