Test of CP-invariance in e+e-→Z0→τ+τ- and a limit on the weak dipole moment of the τ lepton

P. D. Acton, G. Alexander, J. Allison, P. P. Allport, K. J. Anderson, S. Arcelli, P. Ashton, A. Astbury, D. Axen, G. Azuelos, G. A. Bahan, J. T.M. Baines, A. H. Ball, J. Banks, G. J. Barker, R. J. Barlow, J. R. Batley, G. Beaudoin, A. Beck, J. BeckerT. Behnke, K. W. Bell, G. Bella, P. Berlich, S. Bethke, U. Biebel, U. Binder, I. J. Bloodworth, P. Bock, B. Boden, H. M. Bosch, S. Bougerolle, B. B. Brabson, H. Breuker, R. M. Brown, R. Brun, 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, W. J. Collins, J. E. Conboy, M. Cooper, M. Couch, M. Coupland, M. Cuffiani, S. Dado, G. M. Dallavalle, S. De Jong, P. Debu, L. A. del Pozo, M. M. Deninno, A. Dieckmann, M. Dittmar, M. S. Dixit, E. do Couto e Silva, 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, C. Fukunaga, 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. Hangrove, 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, D. A. Hinshaw, C. Ho, J. D. Hobbs, P. R. Hobson, D. Hochman, R. J. Homer, A. K. Honma, S. R. Hou, 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, D. Karlen, K. Kawagoe, T. Kawamoto, R. K. Keeler, R. G. Kellogg, B. W. Kennedy, D. E. Klem, T. Kobayashi, T. P. Kokott, Sachio Komamiya, L. Köpke, J. F. Kral, R. Kowalewski, H. Kreutzmann, J. von Krogh, J. Kroll, M. Kuwano, P. Kyberd, G. D. Lafferty, F. Lamarche, W. J. Larson, 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, 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. W. Moss, T. Mouthuy, B. Nellen, H. H. Nguyen, S. W. O'Neale, B. P. O'Neill, F. G. Oakham, F. Odorici, M. Ogg, H. O. Ogren, H. Oh, C. J. Oram, M. J. Oreglia, S. Orito, J. P. Pansart, B. Panzer-Steindel, P. Paschievici, G. N. Patrick, S. J. Pawley, 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, K. Riles, S. A. Robins, D. Robinson, A. Rollnik, J. M. Roney, E. Ros, S. Rossberg, A. M. Rossi, M. Rosvick, P. Routenberg, K. Runge, O. Runolfsson, D. R. Rust, S. Sanghera, M. Sasaki, A. D. Schaile, O. Schaile, W. Schappert, P. Scharff-Hansen, P. Schenk, H. von der Schmitt, S. Schreiber, J. Schwiening, W. G. Scott, M. Settles, B. C. Shen, 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, R. Ströhmer, D. Strom, H. Takeda, T. Takeshita, P. Taras, S. Tarem, P. Teixeira-Dias, N. J. Thackray, G. Transtromer, 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, I. Wingerter, V. H. Winterer, T. Wlodek, N. C. Wood, S. Wotton, T. R. Wyatt, R. Yaari, Y. Yang, G. Yekutieli, M. Yurko, W. Zeuner, G. T. Zorn

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Using a sample of 5558 Z0 → τ+τ- decays produced at LEP a direct test of CP-invariance in the neutral current reaction e+e- → τ+τ- is performed. Samples of events where eachy τ decays into a single particle have been isolated for the construction of CP-odd observables. Three different event classes are considered: lepton-lepton, lepton-hadron, and hadron-hadron. No evidence for a non-zero expectation value of the considered CP-observables and hence for CP-violation is observed. Quantitatively, we deduce from this null result an estimate on the weak dipole moment d ̃τ(m2 Z = (-4.5 ± 5.3 ± 1.4) × 10-17 e cm for the lepton-lepton signature and d ̃τ(m2 Z = (1.4 ± 3.7 ± 1.3) × 10-17 e cm for the hadron-hadron signature. Combining these results we place a limit with 95% confidence of

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)405-415
Number of pages11
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume281
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1992 May 14
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). Test of CP-invariance in e+e-→Z0→τ+τ- and a limit on the weak dipole moment of the τ lepton. Physics Letters B, 281(3-4), 405-415. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(92)91161-2

Test of CP-invariance in e+e-→Z0→τ+τ- and a limit on the weak dipole moment of the τ lepton. / Acton, P. D.; Alexander, G.; Allison, J.; Allport, P. P.; Anderson, K. J.; Arcelli, S.; Ashton, P.; Astbury, A.; Axen, D.; Azuelos, G.; Bahan, G. A.; Baines, J. T.M.; Ball, A. H.; Banks, J.; Barker, G. J.; Barlow, R. J.; Batley, J. R.; Beaudoin, G.; Beck, A.; Becker, J.; Behnke, T.; Bell, K. W.; Bella, G.; Berlich, P.; Bethke, S.; Biebel, U.; Binder, U.; Bloodworth, I. J.; Bock, P.; Boden, B.; Bosch, H. M.; Bougerolle, S.; Brabson, B. B.; Breuker, H.; Brown, R. M.; Brun, R.; 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.; Collins, W. J.; Conboy, J. E.; Cooper, M.; Couch, M.; Coupland, M.; Cuffiani, M.; Dado, S.; Dallavalle, G. M.; De Jong, S.; Debu, P.; del Pozo, L. A.; Deninno, M. M.; Dieckmann, A.; Dittmar, M.; Dixit, M. S.; do Couto e Silva, 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.; Fukunaga, C.; 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.; Hangrove, 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.; Hinshaw, D. A.; Ho, C.; Hobbs, J. D.; Hobson, P. R.; Hochman, D.; Homer, R. J.; Honma, A. K.; Hou, S. R.; 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.; Karlen, D.; Kawagoe, K.; Kawamoto, T.; Keeler, R. K.; Kellogg, R. G.; Kennedy, B. W.; Klem, D. E.; Kobayashi, T.; Kokott, T. P.; Komamiya, Sachio; Köpke, L.; Kral, J. F.; Kowalewski, R.; Kreutzmann, H.; von Krogh, J.; Kroll, J.; Kuwano, M.; Kyberd, P.; Lafferty, G. D.; Lamarche, F.; Larson, W. J.; 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.; 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.; Moss, M. W.; Mouthuy, T.; Nellen, B.; Nguyen, H. H.; O'Neale, S. W.; O'Neill, B. P.; Oakham, F. G.; Odorici, F.; Ogg, M.; Ogren, H. O.; Oh, H.; Oram, C. J.; Oreglia, M. J.; Orito, S.; Pansart, J. P.; Panzer-Steindel, B.; Paschievici, P.; Patrick, G. N.; Pawley, S. J.; 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.; Riles, K.; Robins, S. A.; Robinson, D.; Rollnik, A.; Roney, J. M.; Ros, E.; Rossberg, S.; Rossi, A. M.; Rosvick, M.; Routenberg, P.; Runge, K.; Runolfsson, O.; Rust, D. R.; Sanghera, S.; Sasaki, M.; Schaile, A. D.; Schaile, O.; Schappert, W.; Scharff-Hansen, P.; Schenk, P.; von der Schmitt, H.; Schreiber, S.; Schwiening, J.; Scott, W. G.; Settles, M.; Shen, B. C.; 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.; Ströhmer, R.; Strom, D.; Takeda, H.; Takeshita, T.; Taras, P.; Tarem, S.; Teixeira-Dias, P.; Thackray, N. J.; Transtromer, G.; 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.; Wingerter, I.; Winterer, V. H.; Wlodek, T.; Wood, N. C.; Wotton, S.; Wyatt, T. R.; Yaari, R.; Yang, Y.; Yekutieli, G.; Yurko, M.; Zeuner, W.; Zorn, G. T.

In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 281, No. 3-4, 14.05.1992, p. 405-415.

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Acton PD, Alexander G, Allison J, Allport PP, Anderson KJ, Arcelli S et al. Test of CP-invariance in e+e-→Z0→τ+τ- and a limit on the weak dipole moment of the τ lepton. Physics Letters B. 1992 May 14;281(3-4):405-415. https://doi.org/10.1016/0370-2693(92)91161-2
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abstract = "Using a sample of 5558 Z0 → τ+τ- decays produced at LEP a direct test of CP-invariance in the neutral current reaction e+e- → τ+τ- is performed. Samples of events where eachy τ decays into a single particle have been isolated for the construction of CP-odd observables. Three different event classes are considered: lepton-lepton, lepton-hadron, and hadron-hadron. No evidence for a non-zero expectation value of the considered CP-observables and hence for CP-violation is observed. Quantitatively, we deduce from this null result an estimate on the weak dipole moment d ̃τ(m2 Z = (-4.5 ± 5.3 ± 1.4) × 10-17 e cm for the lepton-lepton signature and d ̃τ(m2 Z = (1.4 ± 3.7 ± 1.3) × 10-17 e cm for the hadron-hadron signature. Combining these results we place a limit with 95{\%} confidence of",
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TY - JOUR

T1 - Test of CP-invariance in e+e-→Z0→τ+τ- and a limit on the weak dipole moment of the τ lepton

AU - Acton, P. D.

AU - Alexander, G.

AU - Allison, J.

AU - Allport, P. P.

AU - Anderson, K. J.

AU - Arcelli, S.

AU - Ashton, P.

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 - Barker, G. J.

AU - Barlow, R. J.

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, U.

AU - Binder, U.

AU - Bloodworth, I. J.

AU - Bock, P.

AU - Boden, B.

AU - Bosch, H. M.

AU - Bougerolle, S.

AU - Brabson, B. B.

AU - Breuker, H.

AU - Brown, R. M.

AU - Brun, R.

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 - Collins, W. J.

AU - Conboy, J. E.

AU - Cooper, M.

AU - Couch, M.

AU - Coupland, M.

AU - Cuffiani, M.

AU - Dado, S.

AU - Dallavalle, G. M.

AU - De Jong, S.

AU - Debu, P.

AU - del Pozo, L. A.

AU - Deninno, M. M.

AU - Dieckmann, A.

AU - Dittmar, M.

AU - Dixit, M. S.

AU - do Couto e Silva, 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 - Fukunaga, C.

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 - Hangrove, 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 - Hinshaw, D. A.

AU - Ho, C.

AU - Hobbs, J. D.

AU - Hobson, P. R.

AU - Hochman, D.

AU - Homer, R. J.

AU - Honma, A. K.

AU - Hou, S. R.

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.

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PY - 1992/5/14

Y1 - 1992/5/14

N2 - Using a sample of 5558 Z0 → τ+τ- decays produced at LEP a direct test of CP-invariance in the neutral current reaction e+e- → τ+τ- is performed. Samples of events where eachy τ decays into a single particle have been isolated for the construction of CP-odd observables. Three different event classes are considered: lepton-lepton, lepton-hadron, and hadron-hadron. No evidence for a non-zero expectation value of the considered CP-observables and hence for CP-violation is observed. Quantitatively, we deduce from this null result an estimate on the weak dipole moment d ̃τ(m2 Z = (-4.5 ± 5.3 ± 1.4) × 10-17 e cm for the lepton-lepton signature and d ̃τ(m2 Z = (1.4 ± 3.7 ± 1.3) × 10-17 e cm for the hadron-hadron signature. Combining these results we place a limit with 95% confidence of

AB - Using a sample of 5558 Z0 → τ+τ- decays produced at LEP a direct test of CP-invariance in the neutral current reaction e+e- → τ+τ- is performed. Samples of events where eachy τ decays into a single particle have been isolated for the construction of CP-odd observables. Three different event classes are considered: lepton-lepton, lepton-hadron, and hadron-hadron. No evidence for a non-zero expectation value of the considered CP-observables and hence for CP-violation is observed. Quantitatively, we deduce from this null result an estimate on the weak dipole moment d ̃τ(m2 Z = (-4.5 ± 5.3 ± 1.4) × 10-17 e cm for the lepton-lepton signature and d ̃τ(m2 Z = (1.4 ± 3.7 ± 1.3) × 10-17 e cm for the hadron-hadron signature. Combining these results we place a limit with 95% confidence of

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U2 - 10.1016/0370-2693(92)91161-2

DO - 10.1016/0370-2693(92)91161-2

M3 - Article

AN - SCOPUS:0039029544

VL - 281

SP - 405

EP - 415

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 -