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Title: Flavor Tagging at Tevatron incl. calibration and control

Abstract

This report summarizes the flavor tagging techniques developed at the CDF and D0 experiments. Flavor tagging involves identification of the B meson flavor at production, whether its constituent is a quark or an anti-quark. It is crucial for measuring the oscillation frequency of neutral B mesons, both in the B{sup 0} and B{sub S} system. The two experiments have developed their unique approaches to flavor tagging, using neural networks, and likelihood methods to disentangle tracks from b decays from other tracks. This report discusses these techniques and the measurement of B{sup 0} mixing, as a means to calibrate the taggers.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
911836
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-CONF-06-495-E
arXiv eprint number hep-ex/0701022; TRN: US0800166
DOE Contract Number:
AC02-07CH11359
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Nucl.Phys.Proc.Suppl.170:303-309,2007; Conference: To appear in the proceedings of International Conference on B-Physics at Hadron Machines (Beauty 2006), Oxford, England, 25-29 Sep 2006
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS; CALIBRATION; FERMILAB TEVATRON; HADRONS; Experiment-HEP

Citation Formats

Moulik, T., and /Kansas U. Flavor Tagging at Tevatron incl. calibration and control. United States: N. p., 2007. Web. doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2007.05.052.
Moulik, T., & /Kansas U. Flavor Tagging at Tevatron incl. calibration and control. United States. doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2007.05.052.
Moulik, T., and /Kansas U. Mon . "Flavor Tagging at Tevatron incl. calibration and control". United States. doi:10.1016/j.nuclphysbps.2007.05.052. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/911836.
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year = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007},
month = {Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2007}
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