Measurements of Z-boson resonance parameters in e+e- annihilation

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, J. M. Brom, F. Bulos, P. R. Burchat, D. L. Burke, R. J. Cence, J. Chapman & 109 others M. 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, 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, J. F. Kral, 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. O'Shaughnessy, S. I. Parker, C. Peck, M. L. Perl, F. Perrier, 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. Weigend, 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

We have measured the mass of the Z boson to be 91.14±0.12 GeV/c2, and its width to be 2.42-0.35+0.45 GeV. If we constrain the visible width to its standard-model value, we find the partial width to invisible decay modes to be 0.46±0.10 GeV, corresponding to 2.8±0.6 neutrino species, with a 95%-confidence-level upper limit of 3.9.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2173-2176
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume63
Issue number20
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1989 Jan 1
Externally publishedYes

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Abrams, G. S., Adolphsen, C. E., Averill, D., Ballam, J., Barish, B. C., Barklow, T., ... Von Zanthier, C. (1989). Measurements of Z-boson resonance parameters in e+e- annihilation. Physical Review Letters, 63(20), 2173-2176. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.63.2173

Measurements of Z-boson resonance parameters in e+e- annihilation. / 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.; Brom, J. M.; 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.; 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.; Kral, J. F.; 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.; O'Shaughnessy, K. F.; Parker, S. I.; Peck, C.; Perl, M. L.; Perrier, F.; 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.; Weigend, A.; 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. 63, No. 20, 01.01.1989, p. 2173-2176.

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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, Brom, JM, 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, 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, Kral, JF, 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, O'Shaughnessy, KF, Parker, SI, Peck, C, Perl, ML, Perrier, F, 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, Weigend, A, Weinstein, AJ, Weir, AJ, Wicklund, E, Woods, M, Wu, DY, Yurko, M, Zaccardelli, C & Von Zanthier, C 1989, 'Measurements of Z-boson resonance parameters in e+e- annihilation', Physical Review Letters, vol. 63, no. 20, pp. 2173-2176. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.63.2173
Abrams GS, Adolphsen CE, Averill D, Ballam J, Barish BC, Barklow T et al. Measurements of Z-boson resonance parameters in e+e- annihilation. Physical Review Letters. 1989 Jan 1;63(20):2173-2176. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.63.2173
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