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Title: The top quark (20 years after the discovery)

On the twentieth anniversary of the observation of the top quark, we trace our understanding of this heaviest of all known particles from the prediction of its existence, through the searches and discovery, to the current knowledge of its production mechanisms and properties. We also discuss the central role of the top quark in the Standard Model and the windows that it opens for seeking new physics beyond the Standard Model.
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5]
  1. Lomonosov Moscow State Univ., Moscow (Russian Federation)
  2. Heidelberg Univ., Heidelberg (Germany)
  3. Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
  4. State Research Center of Russian Federation, Moscow (Russian Federation)
  5. State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1063-7869; arXiv eprint number arXiv:1509.03325; TRN: US1601134
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physics Uspekhi
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 58; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 1063-7869
Research Org:
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Country of Publication:
United States
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS collider; experiment; facility; quark; photon; boson; lepton; hadron; meson; baryon