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Title: A Measurement of the $Z$ forward-backward charge asymmetry in $$p\bar{p} \to e^+ e^-$$

Abstract

We present a measurement of the Z boson forward-backward charge asymmetry of the process p$$\bar{p}$$→ γ*/ Z + X [arrow right] e + e - + X , where the mass of the intermediate γ*/ Z has invariant mass above 30 GeV/c 2 . The measurement uses 0.36 fb -1 of Run II data. The method of matrix inversion is used to correct for the distortion in the measurement caused by the detector resolution and photon radiation in the final state. A search for a new physics based upon the forward-backward asymmetry is also presented.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Univ. of Rochester, NY (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
OSTI Identifier:
1369269
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-THESIS-2006-88; UMI-32-45844
748242
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Thesis/Dissertation
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Lee, Jedong. A Measurement of the $Z$ forward-backward charge asymmetry in $p\bar{p} \to e^+ e^-$. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.2172/1369269.
Lee, Jedong. A Measurement of the $Z$ forward-backward charge asymmetry in $p\bar{p} \to e^+ e^-$. United States. doi:10.2172/1369269.
Lee, Jedong. Mon . "A Measurement of the $Z$ forward-backward charge asymmetry in $p\bar{p} \to e^+ e^-$". United States. doi:10.2172/1369269. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1369269.
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year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
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