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Title: Study of the angular coefficients and corresponding helicity cross sections of the W boson in hadron collisions

Abstract

We present the standard model prediction for the eight angular coefficients of the W boson, which completely describes its differential cross section in hadron collisions. These coefficients are ratios of the W helicity cross sections and the total unpolarized cross section. We also suggest a technique to experimentally extract the coefficients, which we demonstrate in the Collins-Soper azimuthal-angle analysis.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 (United States)
  2. (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
20776827
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Physical Review. D, Particles Fields; Journal Volume: 73; Journal Issue: 5; Other Information: DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevD.73.052001; (c) 2006 The American Physical Society; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; DIFFERENTIAL CROSS SECTIONS; HADRON REACTIONS; HADRONS; HELICITY; PARTICLE INTERACTIONS; STANDARD MODEL; W MINUS BOSONS; W PLUS BOSONS

Citation Formats

Strologas, John, Errede, Steven, and Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801. Study of the angular coefficients and corresponding helicity cross sections of the W boson in hadron collisions. United States: N. p., 2006. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.73.052001.
Strologas, John, Errede, Steven, & Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801. Study of the angular coefficients and corresponding helicity cross sections of the W boson in hadron collisions. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.73.052001.
Strologas, John, Errede, Steven, and Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801. Wed . "Study of the angular coefficients and corresponding helicity cross sections of the W boson in hadron collisions". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.73.052001.
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abstractNote = {We present the standard model prediction for the eight angular coefficients of the W boson, which completely describes its differential cross section in hadron collisions. These coefficients are ratios of the W helicity cross sections and the total unpolarized cross section. We also suggest a technique to experimentally extract the coefficients, which we demonstrate in the Collins-Soper azimuthal-angle analysis.},
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journal = {Physical Review. D, Particles Fields},
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