Measurement of dσ/dM and forward-backward charge asymmetry for high-mass drell-yan e+ e Pairs from pp¯ collisions at √ = 1.8 TeV

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Abstract

We report on a measurement of the mass dependence of the forward-backward charge asymmetry, AFB, and production cross section dσ/dM for e+ e pairs with mass Mee > 40 GeV /c2. The data sample consists of 108pb−1 of pp¯ collisions at √ = 1.8 TeV taken by the Collider Detector at Fermilab during 1992-1995. The measured asymmetry and dσ/dM are compared with the predictions of the standard model and a model with an extra Z′ gauge boson.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131802-1-131802-4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume87
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Sep 24

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