Measurement of the bb fraction in hadronic Z decays

J. F. Kral, G. S. Abrams, C. E. Adolphsen, D. Averill, J. Ballam, B. C. Barish, T. Barklow, B. A. Barnett, J. Bartelt, S. Bethke, D. Blockus, G. Bonvicini, A. Boyarski, B. Brabson, A. Breakstone, F. Bulos, P. R. Burchat, D. L. Burke, R. J. Cence, J. ChapmanM. Chmeissani, D. Cords, D. P. Coupal, P. Dauncey, H. C. Destaebler, D. E. Dorfan, J. M. Dorfan, D. C. Drewer, R. Elia, G. J. Feldman, D. Fernandes, R. C. Field, W. T. Ford, C. Fordham, R. Frey, D. Fujino, K. K. Gan, C. Gatto, E. Gero, G. Gidal, T. Glanzman, G. Goldhaber, J. J. Gomez Cadenas, G. Gratta, G. Grindhammer, P. Grosse-Wiesmann, G. Hanson, R. Harr, B. Harral, F. A. Harris, C. M. Hawkes, K. Hayes, C. Hearty, C. A. Heusch, M. D. Hildreth, T. Himel, D. A. Hinshaw, S. J. Hong, D. Hutchinson, J. Hylen, W. R. Innes, R. G. Jacobsen, J. A. Jaros, C. K. Jung, J. A. Kadyk, J. Kent, M. King, S. R. Klein, D. S. Koetke, Sachio Komamiya, W. Koska, L. A. Kowalski, W. Kozanecki, M. Kuhlen, L. Labarga, A. J. Lankford, R. R. Larsen, F. Le Diberder, M. E. Levi, A. M. Litke, X. C. Lou, V. L̈th, J. A. McKenna, J. A.J. Matthews, T. Mattison, B. D. Milliken, K. C. Moffeit, C. T. Munger, W. N. Murray, J. Nash, H. Ogren, K. F. Oshaughnessy, S. I. Parker, C. Peck, M. L. Perl, M. Petradza, R. Pitthan, F. C. Porter, P. Rankin, K. Riles, F. R. Rouse, D. R. Rust, H. F.W. Sadrozinski, M. W. Schaad, B. A. Schumm, A. Seiden, J. G. Smith, A. Snyder, E. Soderstrom, D. P. Stoker, R. Stroynowski, M. Swartz, R. Thun, G. H. Trilling, R. Van Kooten, P. Voruganti, S. R. Wagner, S. Watson, P. Weber, A. J. Weinstein, A. J. Weir, E. Wicklund, M. Woods, D. Y. Wu, M. Yurko, C. Zaccardelli, C. Von Zanthier

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Abstract

Using isolated leptons reconstructed in the Mark II detector to tag bb events, we measure the fraction of bb events in hadronic Z0 decays to be 0.23-0.09+0.11, in good agreement with the standard-model prediction of 0.22. We find (Zbb)=0.43-0.17+0.21 GeV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1211-1214
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume64
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1990 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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Kral, J. F., Abrams, G. S., Adolphsen, C. E., Averill, D., Ballam, J., Barish, B. C., ... Von Zanthier, C. (1990). Measurement of the bb fraction in hadronic Z decays. Physical Review Letters, 64(11), 1211-1214. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.64.1211

Measurement of the bb fraction in hadronic Z decays. / Kral, J. F.; Abrams, G. S.; Adolphsen, C. E.; Averill, D.; Ballam, J.; Barish, B. C.; Barklow, T.; Barnett, B. A.; Bartelt, J.; Bethke, S.; Blockus, D.; Bonvicini, G.; Boyarski, A.; Brabson, B.; Breakstone, A.; Bulos, F.; Burchat, P. R.; Burke, D. L.; Cence, R. J.; Chapman, J.; Chmeissani, M.; Cords, D.; Coupal, D. P.; Dauncey, P.; Destaebler, H. C.; Dorfan, D. E.; Dorfan, J. M.; Drewer, D. C.; Elia, R.; Feldman, G. J.; Fernandes, D.; Field, R. C.; Ford, W. T.; Fordham, C.; Frey, R.; Fujino, D.; Gan, K. K.; Gatto, C.; Gero, E.; Gidal, G.; Glanzman, T.; Goldhaber, G.; Gomez Cadenas, J. J.; Gratta, G.; Grindhammer, G.; Grosse-Wiesmann, P.; Hanson, G.; Harr, R.; Harral, B.; Harris, F. A.; Hawkes, C. M.; Hayes, K.; Hearty, C.; Heusch, C. A.; Hildreth, M. D.; Himel, T.; Hinshaw, D. A.; Hong, S. J.; Hutchinson, D.; Hylen, J.; Innes, W. R.; Jacobsen, R. G.; Jaros, J. A.; Jung, C. K.; Kadyk, J. A.; Kent, J.; King, M.; Klein, S. R.; Koetke, D. S.; Komamiya, Sachio; Koska, W.; Kowalski, L. A.; Kozanecki, W.; Kuhlen, M.; Labarga, L.; Lankford, A. J.; Larsen, R. R.; Le Diberder, F.; Levi, M. E.; Litke, A. M.; Lou, X. C.; L̈th, V.; McKenna, J. A.; Matthews, J. A.J.; Mattison, T.; Milliken, B. D.; Moffeit, K. C.; Munger, C. T.; Murray, W. N.; Nash, J.; Ogren, H.; Oshaughnessy, K. F.; Parker, S. I.; Peck, C.; Perl, M. L.; Petradza, M.; Pitthan, R.; Porter, F. C.; Rankin, P.; Riles, K.; Rouse, F. R.; Rust, D. R.; Sadrozinski, H. F.W.; Schaad, M. W.; Schumm, B. A.; Seiden, A.; Smith, J. G.; Snyder, A.; Soderstrom, E.; Stoker, D. P.; Stroynowski, R.; Swartz, M.; Thun, R.; Trilling, G. H.; Van Kooten, R.; Voruganti, P.; Wagner, S. R.; Watson, S.; Weber, P.; Weinstein, A. J.; Weir, A. J.; Wicklund, E.; Woods, M.; Wu, D. Y.; Yurko, M.; Zaccardelli, C.; Von Zanthier, C.

In: Physical Review Letters, Vol. 64, No. 11, 01.01.1990, p. 1211-1214.

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Kral, JF, Abrams, GS, Adolphsen, CE, Averill, D, Ballam, J, Barish, BC, Barklow, T, Barnett, BA, Bartelt, J, Bethke, S, Blockus, D, Bonvicini, G, Boyarski, A, Brabson, B, Breakstone, A, Bulos, F, Burchat, PR, Burke, DL, Cence, RJ, Chapman, J, Chmeissani, M, Cords, D, Coupal, DP, Dauncey, P, Destaebler, HC, Dorfan, DE, Dorfan, JM, Drewer, DC, Elia, R, Feldman, GJ, Fernandes, D, Field, RC, Ford, WT, Fordham, C, Frey, R, Fujino, D, Gan, KK, Gatto, C, Gero, E, Gidal, G, Glanzman, T, Goldhaber, G, Gomez Cadenas, JJ, Gratta, G, Grindhammer, G, Grosse-Wiesmann, P, Hanson, G, Harr, R, Harral, B, Harris, FA, Hawkes, CM, Hayes, K, Hearty, C, Heusch, CA, Hildreth, MD, Himel, T, Hinshaw, DA, Hong, SJ, Hutchinson, D, Hylen, J, Innes, WR, Jacobsen, RG, Jaros, JA, Jung, CK, Kadyk, JA, Kent, J, King, M, Klein, SR, Koetke, DS, Komamiya, S, Koska, W, Kowalski, LA, Kozanecki, W, Kuhlen, M, Labarga, L, Lankford, AJ, Larsen, RR, Le Diberder, F, Levi, ME, Litke, AM, Lou, XC, L̈th, V, McKenna, JA, Matthews, JAJ, Mattison, T, Milliken, BD, Moffeit, KC, Munger, CT, Murray, WN, Nash, J, Ogren, H, Oshaughnessy, KF, Parker, SI, Peck, C, Perl, ML, Petradza, M, Pitthan, R, Porter, FC, Rankin, P, Riles, K, Rouse, FR, Rust, DR, Sadrozinski, HFW, Schaad, MW, Schumm, BA, Seiden, A, Smith, JG, Snyder, A, Soderstrom, E, Stoker, DP, Stroynowski, R, Swartz, M, Thun, R, Trilling, GH, Van Kooten, R, Voruganti, P, Wagner, SR, Watson, S, Weber, P, Weinstein, AJ, Weir, AJ, Wicklund, E, Woods, M, Wu, DY, Yurko, M, Zaccardelli, C & Von Zanthier, C 1990, 'Measurement of the bb fraction in hadronic Z decays', Physical Review Letters, vol. 64, no. 11, pp. 1211-1214. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.64.1211
Kral JF, Abrams GS, Adolphsen CE, Averill D, Ballam J, Barish BC et al. Measurement of the bb fraction in hadronic Z decays. Physical Review Letters. 1990 Jan 1;64(11):1211-1214. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.64.1211
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