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Title: Measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry in low-mass bottom-quark pairs produced in proton-antiproton collisions

Abstract

Here, we report a measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry, AFB, in $$b\bar{b}$$ pairs produced in proton-antiproton collisions and identified by muons from semileptonic b-hadron decays. The event sample is collected at a center-of-mass energy of √s = 1.96 TeV with the CDF II detector and corresponds to 6.9 fb –1 of integrated luminosity. We obtain an integrated asymmetry of A FB($$b\bar{b}$$)=(1.2±0.7)% at the particle level for b-quark pairs with invariant mass, m $$b\bar{b}$$, down to 40 GeV/c 2 and measure the dependence of A FB($$b\bar{b}$$) on m $$b\bar{b}$$. The results are compatible with expectations from the standard model.

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Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Fermi National Accelerator Lab. (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States); Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States); Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), High Energy Physics (HEP) (SC-25)
Contributing Org.:
CDF Collaboration
OSTI Identifier:
1253579
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1255352; OSTI ID: 1454472
Report Number(s):
FERMILAB-PUB-16-017-E; arXiv:1601.06526
Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010; PRVDAQ; 1416824; TRN: US1601714
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC02-07CH11359; AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Physical Review D
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 93; Journal Issue: 11; Journal ID: ISSN 2470-0010
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
72 PHYSICS OF ELEMENTARY PARTICLES AND FIELDS

Citation Formats

Aaltonen, T., Amerio, S., Amidei, D., Anastassov, A., Annovi, A., Antos, J., Apollinari, G., Appel, J. A., Arisawa, T., Artikov, A., Asaadi, J., Ashmanskas, W., Auerbach, B., Aurisano, A., Azfar, F., Badgett, W., Bae, T., Barbaro-Galtieri, A., Barnes, V. E., Barnett, B. A., Barria, P., Bartos, P., Bauce, M., Bedeschi, F., Behari, S., Bellettini, G., Bellinger, J., Benjamin, D., Beretvas, A., Bhatti, A., Bland, K. R., Blumenfeld, B., Bocci, A., Bodek, A., Bortoletto, D., Boudreau, J., Boveia, A., Brigliadori, L., Bromberg, C., Brucken, E., Budagov, J., Budd, H. S., Burkett, K., Busetto, G., Bussey, P., Butti, P., Buzatu, A., Calamba, A., Camarda, S., Campanelli, M., Canelli, F., Carls, B., Carlsmith, D., Carosi, R., Carrillo, S., Casal, B., Casarsa, M., Castro, A., Catastini, P., Cauz, D., Cavaliere, V., Cerri, A., Cerrito, L., Chen, Y. C., Chertok, M., Chiarelli, G., Chlachidze, G., Cho, K., Chokheli, D., Clark, A., Clarke, C., Convery, M. E., Conway, J., Corbo, M., Cordelli, M., Cox, C. A., Cox, D. J., Cremonesi, M., Cruz, D., Cuevas, J., Culbertson, R., d’Ascenzo, N., Datta, M., de Barbaro, P., Demortier, L., Deninno, M., D’Errico, M., Devoto, F., Di Canto, A., Di Ruzza, B., Dittmann, J. R., Donati, S., D’Onofrio, M., Dorigo, M., Driutti, A., Ebina, K., Edgar, R., Erbacher, R., Errede, S., Esham, B., Farrington, S., Fernández Ramos, J. P., Field, R., Flanagan, G., Forrest, R., Franklin, M., Freeman, J. C., Frisch, H., Funakoshi, Y., Galloni, C., Garfinkel, A. F., Garosi, P., Gerberich, H., Gerchtein, E., Giagu, S., Giakoumopoulou, V., Gibson, K., Ginsburg, C. M., Giokaris, N., Giromini, P., Glagolev, V., Glenzinski, D., Gold, M., Goldin, D., Golossanov, A., Gomez, G., Gomez-Ceballos, G., Goncharov, M., González López, O., Gorelov, I., Goshaw, A. T., Goulianos, K., Gramellini, E., Grosso-Pilcher, C., Guimaraes da Costa, J., Hahn, S. R., Han, J. Y., Happacher, F., Hara, K., Hare, M., Harr, R. F., Harrington-Taber, T., Hatakeyama, K., Hays, C., Heinrich, J., Herndon, M., Hocker, A., Hong, Z., Hopkins, W., Hou, S., Hughes, R. E., Husemann, U., Hussein, M., Huston, J., Introzzi, G., Iori, M., Ivanov, A., James, E., Jang, D., Jayatilaka, B., Jeon, E. J., Jindariani, S., Jones, M., Joo, K. K., Jun, S. Y., Junk, T. R., Kambeitz, M., Kamon, T., Karchin, P. E., Kasmi, A., Kato, Y., Ketchum, W., Keung, J., Kilminster, B., Kim, D. H., Kim, H. S., Kim, J. E., Kim, M. J., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. B., Kim, Y. J., Kim, Y. K., Kimura, N., Kirby, M., Kondo, K., Kong, D. J., Konigsberg, J., Kotwal, A. V., Kreps, M., Kroll, J., Kruse, M., Kuhr, T., Kurata, M., Laasanen, A. T., Lammel, S., Lancaster, M., Lannon, K., Latino, G., Lee, H. S., Lee, J. S., Leo, S., Leone, S., Lewis, J. D., Limosani, A., Lipeles, E., Lister, A., Liu, Q., Liu, T., Lockwitz, S., Loginov, A., Lucchesi, D., Lucà, A., Lueck, J., Lujan, P., Lukens, P., Lungu, G., Lys, J., Lysak, R., Madrak, R., Maestro, P., Majersky, O., Malik, S., Manca, G., Manousakis-Katsikakis, A., Marchese, L., Margaroli, F., Marino, P., Matera, K., Mattson, M. E., Mazzacane, A., Mazzanti, P., McNulty, R., Mehta, A., Mehtala, P., Mesropian, C., Miao, T., Mietlicki, D., Mitra, A., Miyake, H., Moed, S., Moggi, N., Moon, C. S., Moore, R., Morello, M. J., Mukherjee, A., Muller, Th., Murat, P., Mussini, M., Nachtman, J., Nagai, Y., Naganoma, J., Nakano, I., Napier, A., Nett, J., Nigmanov, T., Nodulman, L., Noh, S. Y., Norniella, O., Oakes, L., Oh, S. H., Oh, Y. D., Okusawa, T., Orava, R., Ortolan, L., Pagliarone, C., Palencia, E., Palni, P., Papadimitriou, V., Parker, W., Pauletta, G., Paulini, M., Paus, C., Phillips, T. J., Piacentino, G., Pianori, E., Pilot, J., Pitts, K., Plager, C., Pondrom, L., Poprocki, S., Potamianos, K., Pranko, A., Prokoshin, F., Ptohos, F., Punzi, G., Redondo Fernández, I., Renton, P., Rescigno, M., Rimondi, F., Ristori, L., Robson, A., Rodriguez, T., Rolli, S., Ronzani, M., Roser, R., Rosner, J. L., Ruffini, F., Ruiz, A., Russ, J., Rusu, V., Sakumoto, W. K., Sakurai, Y., Santi, L., Sato, K., Saveliev, V., Savoy-Navarro, A., Schlabach, P., Schmidt, E. E., Schwarz, T., Scodellaro, L., Scuri, F., Seidel, S., Seiya, Y., Semenov, A., Sforza, F., Shalhout, S. Z., Shears, T., Shepard, P. F., Shimojima, M., Shochet, M., Shreyber-Tecker, I., Simonenko, A., Sliwa, K., Smith, J. R., Snider, F. D., Song, H., Sorin, V., St. Denis, R., Stancari, M., Stentz, D., Strologas, J., Sudo, Y., Sukhanov, A., Suslov, I., Takemasa, K., Takeuchi, Y., Tang, J., Tecchio, M., Teng, P. K., Thom, J., Thomson, E., Thukral, V., Toback, D., Tokar, S., Tollefson, K., Tomura, T., Tonelli, D., Torre, S., Torretta, D., Totaro, P., Trovato, M., Ukegawa, F., Uozumi, S., Vázquez, F., Velev, G., Vellidis, C., Vernieri, C., Vidal, M., Vilar, R., Vizán, J., Vogel, M., Volpi, G., Wagner, P., Wallny, R., Wang, S. M., Waters, D., Wester, W. C., Whiteson, D., Wicklund, A. B., Wilbur, S., Williams, H. H., Wilson, J. S., Wilson, P., Winer, B. L., Wittich, P., Wolbers, S., Wolfe, H., Wright, T., Wu, X., Wu, Z., Yamamoto, K., Yamato, D., Yang, T., Yang, U. K., Yang, Y. C., Yao, W. -M., Yeh, G. P., Yi, K., Yoh, J., Yorita, K., Yoshida, T., Yu, G. B., Yu, I., Zanetti, A. M., Zeng, Y., Zhou, C., and Zucchelli, S. Measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry in low-mass bottom-quark pairs produced in proton-antiproton collisions. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.112003.
Aaltonen, T., Amerio, S., Amidei, D., Anastassov, A., Annovi, A., Antos, J., Apollinari, G., Appel, J. A., Arisawa, T., Artikov, A., Asaadi, J., Ashmanskas, W., Auerbach, B., Aurisano, A., Azfar, F., Badgett, W., Bae, T., Barbaro-Galtieri, A., Barnes, V. E., Barnett, B. A., Barria, P., Bartos, P., Bauce, M., Bedeschi, F., Behari, S., Bellettini, G., Bellinger, J., Benjamin, D., Beretvas, A., Bhatti, A., Bland, K. R., Blumenfeld, B., Bocci, A., Bodek, A., Bortoletto, D., Boudreau, J., Boveia, A., Brigliadori, L., Bromberg, C., Brucken, E., Budagov, J., Budd, H. S., Burkett, K., Busetto, G., Bussey, P., Butti, P., Buzatu, A., Calamba, A., Camarda, S., Campanelli, M., Canelli, F., Carls, B., Carlsmith, D., Carosi, R., Carrillo, S., Casal, B., Casarsa, M., Castro, A., Catastini, P., Cauz, D., Cavaliere, V., Cerri, A., Cerrito, L., Chen, Y. C., Chertok, M., Chiarelli, G., Chlachidze, G., Cho, K., Chokheli, D., Clark, A., Clarke, C., Convery, M. E., Conway, J., Corbo, M., Cordelli, M., Cox, C. A., Cox, D. J., Cremonesi, M., Cruz, D., Cuevas, J., Culbertson, R., d’Ascenzo, N., Datta, M., de Barbaro, P., Demortier, L., Deninno, M., D’Errico, M., Devoto, F., Di Canto, A., Di Ruzza, B., Dittmann, J. R., Donati, S., D’Onofrio, M., Dorigo, M., Driutti, A., Ebina, K., Edgar, R., Erbacher, R., Errede, S., Esham, B., Farrington, S., Fernández Ramos, J. P., Field, R., Flanagan, G., Forrest, R., Franklin, M., Freeman, J. C., Frisch, H., Funakoshi, Y., Galloni, C., Garfinkel, A. F., Garosi, P., Gerberich, H., Gerchtein, E., Giagu, S., Giakoumopoulou, V., Gibson, K., Ginsburg, C. M., Giokaris, N., Giromini, P., Glagolev, V., Glenzinski, D., Gold, M., Goldin, D., Golossanov, A., Gomez, G., Gomez-Ceballos, G., Goncharov, M., González López, O., Gorelov, I., Goshaw, A. T., Goulianos, K., Gramellini, E., Grosso-Pilcher, C., Guimaraes da Costa, J., Hahn, S. R., Han, J. Y., Happacher, F., Hara, K., Hare, M., Harr, R. F., Harrington-Taber, T., Hatakeyama, K., Hays, C., Heinrich, J., Herndon, M., Hocker, A., Hong, Z., Hopkins, W., Hou, S., Hughes, R. E., Husemann, U., Hussein, M., Huston, J., Introzzi, G., Iori, M., Ivanov, A., James, E., Jang, D., Jayatilaka, B., Jeon, E. J., Jindariani, S., Jones, M., Joo, K. K., Jun, S. Y., Junk, T. R., Kambeitz, M., Kamon, T., Karchin, P. E., Kasmi, A., Kato, Y., Ketchum, W., Keung, J., Kilminster, B., Kim, D. H., Kim, H. S., Kim, J. E., Kim, M. J., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. B., Kim, Y. J., Kim, Y. K., Kimura, N., Kirby, M., Kondo, K., Kong, D. J., Konigsberg, J., Kotwal, A. V., Kreps, M., Kroll, J., Kruse, M., Kuhr, T., Kurata, M., Laasanen, A. T., Lammel, S., Lancaster, M., Lannon, K., Latino, G., Lee, H. S., Lee, J. S., Leo, S., Leone, S., Lewis, J. D., Limosani, A., Lipeles, E., Lister, A., Liu, Q., Liu, T., Lockwitz, S., Loginov, A., Lucchesi, D., Lucà, A., Lueck, J., Lujan, P., Lukens, P., Lungu, G., Lys, J., Lysak, R., Madrak, R., Maestro, P., Majersky, O., Malik, S., Manca, G., Manousakis-Katsikakis, A., Marchese, L., Margaroli, F., Marino, P., Matera, K., Mattson, M. E., Mazzacane, A., Mazzanti, P., McNulty, R., Mehta, A., Mehtala, P., Mesropian, C., Miao, T., Mietlicki, D., Mitra, A., Miyake, H., Moed, S., Moggi, N., Moon, C. S., Moore, R., Morello, M. J., Mukherjee, A., Muller, Th., Murat, P., Mussini, M., Nachtman, J., Nagai, Y., Naganoma, J., Nakano, I., Napier, A., Nett, J., Nigmanov, T., Nodulman, L., Noh, S. Y., Norniella, O., Oakes, L., Oh, S. H., Oh, Y. D., Okusawa, T., Orava, R., Ortolan, L., Pagliarone, C., Palencia, E., Palni, P., Papadimitriou, V., Parker, W., Pauletta, G., Paulini, M., Paus, C., Phillips, T. J., Piacentino, G., Pianori, E., Pilot, J., Pitts, K., Plager, C., Pondrom, L., Poprocki, S., Potamianos, K., Pranko, A., Prokoshin, F., Ptohos, F., Punzi, G., Redondo Fernández, I., Renton, P., Rescigno, M., Rimondi, F., Ristori, L., Robson, A., Rodriguez, T., Rolli, S., Ronzani, M., Roser, R., Rosner, J. L., Ruffini, F., Ruiz, A., Russ, J., Rusu, V., Sakumoto, W. K., Sakurai, Y., Santi, L., Sato, K., Saveliev, V., Savoy-Navarro, A., Schlabach, P., Schmidt, E. E., Schwarz, T., Scodellaro, L., Scuri, F., Seidel, S., Seiya, Y., Semenov, A., Sforza, F., Shalhout, S. Z., Shears, T., Shepard, P. F., Shimojima, M., Shochet, M., Shreyber-Tecker, I., Simonenko, A., Sliwa, K., Smith, J. R., Snider, F. D., Song, H., Sorin, V., St. Denis, R., Stancari, M., Stentz, D., Strologas, J., Sudo, Y., Sukhanov, A., Suslov, I., Takemasa, K., Takeuchi, Y., Tang, J., Tecchio, M., Teng, P. K., Thom, J., Thomson, E., Thukral, V., Toback, D., Tokar, S., Tollefson, K., Tomura, T., Tonelli, D., Torre, S., Torretta, D., Totaro, P., Trovato, M., Ukegawa, F., Uozumi, S., Vázquez, F., Velev, G., Vellidis, C., Vernieri, C., Vidal, M., Vilar, R., Vizán, J., Vogel, M., Volpi, G., Wagner, P., Wallny, R., Wang, S. M., Waters, D., Wester, W. C., Whiteson, D., Wicklund, A. B., Wilbur, S., Williams, H. H., Wilson, J. S., Wilson, P., Winer, B. L., Wittich, P., Wolbers, S., Wolfe, H., Wright, T., Wu, X., Wu, Z., Yamamoto, K., Yamato, D., Yang, T., Yang, U. K., Yang, Y. C., Yao, W. -M., Yeh, G. P., Yi, K., Yoh, J., Yorita, K., Yoshida, T., Yu, G. B., Yu, I., Zanetti, A. M., Zeng, Y., Zhou, C., & Zucchelli, S. Measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry in low-mass bottom-quark pairs produced in proton-antiproton collisions. United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.112003.
Aaltonen, T., Amerio, S., Amidei, D., Anastassov, A., Annovi, A., Antos, J., Apollinari, G., Appel, J. A., Arisawa, T., Artikov, A., Asaadi, J., Ashmanskas, W., Auerbach, B., Aurisano, A., Azfar, F., Badgett, W., Bae, T., Barbaro-Galtieri, A., Barnes, V. E., Barnett, B. A., Barria, P., Bartos, P., Bauce, M., Bedeschi, F., Behari, S., Bellettini, G., Bellinger, J., Benjamin, D., Beretvas, A., Bhatti, A., Bland, K. R., Blumenfeld, B., Bocci, A., Bodek, A., Bortoletto, D., Boudreau, J., Boveia, A., Brigliadori, L., Bromberg, C., Brucken, E., Budagov, J., Budd, H. S., Burkett, K., Busetto, G., Bussey, P., Butti, P., Buzatu, A., Calamba, A., Camarda, S., Campanelli, M., Canelli, F., Carls, B., Carlsmith, D., Carosi, R., Carrillo, S., Casal, B., Casarsa, M., Castro, A., Catastini, P., Cauz, D., Cavaliere, V., Cerri, A., Cerrito, L., Chen, Y. C., Chertok, M., Chiarelli, G., Chlachidze, G., Cho, K., Chokheli, D., Clark, A., Clarke, C., Convery, M. E., Conway, J., Corbo, M., Cordelli, M., Cox, C. A., Cox, D. J., Cremonesi, M., Cruz, D., Cuevas, J., Culbertson, R., d’Ascenzo, N., Datta, M., de Barbaro, P., Demortier, L., Deninno, M., D’Errico, M., Devoto, F., Di Canto, A., Di Ruzza, B., Dittmann, J. R., Donati, S., D’Onofrio, M., Dorigo, M., Driutti, A., Ebina, K., Edgar, R., Erbacher, R., Errede, S., Esham, B., Farrington, S., Fernández Ramos, J. P., Field, R., Flanagan, G., Forrest, R., Franklin, M., Freeman, J. C., Frisch, H., Funakoshi, Y., Galloni, C., Garfinkel, A. F., Garosi, P., Gerberich, H., Gerchtein, E., Giagu, S., Giakoumopoulou, V., Gibson, K., Ginsburg, C. M., Giokaris, N., Giromini, P., Glagolev, V., Glenzinski, D., Gold, M., Goldin, D., Golossanov, A., Gomez, G., Gomez-Ceballos, G., Goncharov, M., González López, O., Gorelov, I., Goshaw, A. T., Goulianos, K., Gramellini, E., Grosso-Pilcher, C., Guimaraes da Costa, J., Hahn, S. R., Han, J. Y., Happacher, F., Hara, K., Hare, M., Harr, R. F., Harrington-Taber, T., Hatakeyama, K., Hays, C., Heinrich, J., Herndon, M., Hocker, A., Hong, Z., Hopkins, W., Hou, S., Hughes, R. E., Husemann, U., Hussein, M., Huston, J., Introzzi, G., Iori, M., Ivanov, A., James, E., Jang, D., Jayatilaka, B., Jeon, E. J., Jindariani, S., Jones, M., Joo, K. K., Jun, S. Y., Junk, T. R., Kambeitz, M., Kamon, T., Karchin, P. E., Kasmi, A., Kato, Y., Ketchum, W., Keung, J., Kilminster, B., Kim, D. H., Kim, H. S., Kim, J. E., Kim, M. J., Kim, S. H., Kim, S. B., Kim, Y. J., Kim, Y. K., Kimura, N., Kirby, M., Kondo, K., Kong, D. J., Konigsberg, J., Kotwal, A. V., Kreps, M., Kroll, J., Kruse, M., Kuhr, T., Kurata, M., Laasanen, A. T., Lammel, S., Lancaster, M., Lannon, K., Latino, G., Lee, H. S., Lee, J. S., Leo, S., Leone, S., Lewis, J. D., Limosani, A., Lipeles, E., Lister, A., Liu, Q., Liu, T., Lockwitz, S., Loginov, A., Lucchesi, D., Lucà, A., Lueck, J., Lujan, P., Lukens, P., Lungu, G., Lys, J., Lysak, R., Madrak, R., Maestro, P., Majersky, O., Malik, S., Manca, G., Manousakis-Katsikakis, A., Marchese, L., Margaroli, F., Marino, P., Matera, K., Mattson, M. E., Mazzacane, A., Mazzanti, P., McNulty, R., Mehta, A., Mehtala, P., Mesropian, C., Miao, T., Mietlicki, D., Mitra, A., Miyake, H., Moed, S., Moggi, N., Moon, C. S., Moore, R., Morello, M. J., Mukherjee, A., Muller, Th., Murat, P., Mussini, M., Nachtman, J., Nagai, Y., Naganoma, J., Nakano, I., Napier, A., Nett, J., Nigmanov, T., Nodulman, L., Noh, S. Y., Norniella, O., Oakes, L., Oh, S. H., Oh, Y. D., Okusawa, T., Orava, R., Ortolan, L., Pagliarone, C., Palencia, E., Palni, P., Papadimitriou, V., Parker, W., Pauletta, G., Paulini, M., Paus, C., Phillips, T. J., Piacentino, G., Pianori, E., Pilot, J., Pitts, K., Plager, C., Pondrom, L., Poprocki, S., Potamianos, K., Pranko, A., Prokoshin, F., Ptohos, F., Punzi, G., Redondo Fernández, I., Renton, P., Rescigno, M., Rimondi, F., Ristori, L., Robson, A., Rodriguez, T., Rolli, S., Ronzani, M., Roser, R., Rosner, J. L., Ruffini, F., Ruiz, A., Russ, J., Rusu, V., Sakumoto, W. K., Sakurai, Y., Santi, L., Sato, K., Saveliev, V., Savoy-Navarro, A., Schlabach, P., Schmidt, E. E., Schwarz, T., Scodellaro, L., Scuri, F., Seidel, S., Seiya, Y., Semenov, A., Sforza, F., Shalhout, S. Z., Shears, T., Shepard, P. F., Shimojima, M., Shochet, M., Shreyber-Tecker, I., Simonenko, A., Sliwa, K., Smith, J. R., Snider, F. D., Song, H., Sorin, V., St. Denis, R., Stancari, M., Stentz, D., Strologas, J., Sudo, Y., Sukhanov, A., Suslov, I., Takemasa, K., Takeuchi, Y., Tang, J., Tecchio, M., Teng, P. K., Thom, J., Thomson, E., Thukral, V., Toback, D., Tokar, S., Tollefson, K., Tomura, T., Tonelli, D., Torre, S., Torretta, D., Totaro, P., Trovato, M., Ukegawa, F., Uozumi, S., Vázquez, F., Velev, G., Vellidis, C., Vernieri, C., Vidal, M., Vilar, R., Vizán, J., Vogel, M., Volpi, G., Wagner, P., Wallny, R., Wang, S. M., Waters, D., Wester, W. C., Whiteson, D., Wicklund, A. B., Wilbur, S., Williams, H. H., Wilson, J. S., Wilson, P., Winer, B. L., Wittich, P., Wolbers, S., Wolfe, H., Wright, T., Wu, X., Wu, Z., Yamamoto, K., Yamato, D., Yang, T., Yang, U. K., Yang, Y. C., Yao, W. -M., Yeh, G. P., Yi, K., Yoh, J., Yorita, K., Yoshida, T., Yu, G. B., Yu, I., Zanetti, A. M., Zeng, Y., Zhou, C., and Zucchelli, S. Thu . "Measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry in low-mass bottom-quark pairs produced in proton-antiproton collisions". United States. doi:10.1103/PhysRevD.93.112003. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1253579.
@article{osti_1253579,
title = {Measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry in low-mass bottom-quark pairs produced in proton-antiproton collisions},
author = {Aaltonen, T. and Amerio, S. and Amidei, D. and Anastassov, A. and Annovi, A. and Antos, J. and Apollinari, G. and Appel, J. A. and Arisawa, T. and Artikov, A. and Asaadi, J. and Ashmanskas, W. and Auerbach, B. and Aurisano, A. and Azfar, F. and Badgett, W. and Bae, T. and Barbaro-Galtieri, A. and Barnes, V. E. and Barnett, B. A. and Barria, P. and Bartos, P. and Bauce, M. and Bedeschi, F. and Behari, S. and Bellettini, G. and Bellinger, J. and Benjamin, D. and Beretvas, A. and Bhatti, A. and Bland, K. R. and Blumenfeld, B. and Bocci, A. and Bodek, A. and Bortoletto, D. and Boudreau, J. and Boveia, A. and Brigliadori, L. and Bromberg, C. and Brucken, E. and Budagov, J. and Budd, H. S. and Burkett, K. and Busetto, G. and Bussey, P. and Butti, P. and Buzatu, A. and Calamba, A. and Camarda, S. and Campanelli, M. and Canelli, F. and Carls, B. and Carlsmith, D. and Carosi, R. and Carrillo, S. and Casal, B. and Casarsa, M. and Castro, A. and Catastini, P. and Cauz, D. and Cavaliere, V. and Cerri, A. and Cerrito, L. and Chen, Y. C. and Chertok, M. and Chiarelli, G. and Chlachidze, G. and Cho, K. and Chokheli, D. and Clark, A. and Clarke, C. and Convery, M. E. and Conway, J. and Corbo, M. and Cordelli, M. and Cox, C. A. and Cox, D. J. and Cremonesi, M. and Cruz, D. and Cuevas, J. and Culbertson, R. and d’Ascenzo, N. and Datta, M. and de Barbaro, P. and Demortier, L. and Deninno, M. and D’Errico, M. and Devoto, F. and Di Canto, A. and Di Ruzza, B. and Dittmann, J. R. and Donati, S. and D’Onofrio, M. and Dorigo, M. and Driutti, A. and Ebina, K. and Edgar, R. and Erbacher, R. and Errede, S. and Esham, B. and Farrington, S. and Fernández Ramos, J. P. and Field, R. and Flanagan, G. and Forrest, R. and Franklin, M. and Freeman, J. C. and Frisch, H. and Funakoshi, Y. and Galloni, C. and Garfinkel, A. F. and Garosi, P. and Gerberich, H. and Gerchtein, E. and Giagu, S. and Giakoumopoulou, V. and Gibson, K. and Ginsburg, C. M. and Giokaris, N. and Giromini, P. and Glagolev, V. and Glenzinski, D. and Gold, M. and Goldin, D. and Golossanov, A. and Gomez, G. and Gomez-Ceballos, G. and Goncharov, M. and González López, O. and Gorelov, I. and Goshaw, A. T. and Goulianos, K. and Gramellini, E. and Grosso-Pilcher, C. and Guimaraes da Costa, J. and Hahn, S. R. and Han, J. Y. and Happacher, F. and Hara, K. and Hare, M. and Harr, R. F. and Harrington-Taber, T. and Hatakeyama, K. and Hays, C. and Heinrich, J. and Herndon, M. and Hocker, A. and Hong, Z. and Hopkins, W. and Hou, S. and Hughes, R. E. and Husemann, U. and Hussein, M. and Huston, J. and Introzzi, G. and Iori, M. and Ivanov, A. and James, E. and Jang, D. and Jayatilaka, B. and Jeon, E. J. and Jindariani, S. and Jones, M. and Joo, K. K. and Jun, S. Y. and Junk, T. R. and Kambeitz, M. and Kamon, T. and Karchin, P. E. and Kasmi, A. and Kato, Y. and Ketchum, W. and Keung, J. and Kilminster, B. and Kim, D. H. and Kim, H. S. and Kim, J. E. and Kim, M. J. and Kim, S. H. and Kim, S. B. and Kim, Y. J. and Kim, Y. K. and Kimura, N. and Kirby, M. and Kondo, K. and Kong, D. J. and Konigsberg, J. and Kotwal, A. V. and Kreps, M. and Kroll, J. and Kruse, M. and Kuhr, T. and Kurata, M. and Laasanen, A. T. and Lammel, S. and Lancaster, M. and Lannon, K. and Latino, G. and Lee, H. S. and Lee, J. S. and Leo, S. and Leone, S. and Lewis, J. D. and Limosani, A. and Lipeles, E. and Lister, A. and Liu, Q. and Liu, T. and Lockwitz, S. and Loginov, A. and Lucchesi, D. and Lucà, A. and Lueck, J. and Lujan, P. and Lukens, P. and Lungu, G. and Lys, J. and Lysak, R. and Madrak, R. and Maestro, P. and Majersky, O. and Malik, S. and Manca, G. and Manousakis-Katsikakis, A. and Marchese, L. and Margaroli, F. and Marino, P. and Matera, K. and Mattson, M. E. and Mazzacane, A. and Mazzanti, P. and McNulty, R. and Mehta, A. and Mehtala, P. and Mesropian, C. and Miao, T. and Mietlicki, D. and Mitra, A. and Miyake, H. and Moed, S. and Moggi, N. and Moon, C. S. and Moore, R. and Morello, M. J. and Mukherjee, A. and Muller, Th. and Murat, P. and Mussini, M. and Nachtman, J. and Nagai, Y. and Naganoma, J. and Nakano, I. and Napier, A. and Nett, J. and Nigmanov, T. and Nodulman, L. and Noh, S. Y. and Norniella, O. and Oakes, L. and Oh, S. H. and Oh, Y. D. and Okusawa, T. and Orava, R. and Ortolan, L. and Pagliarone, C. and Palencia, E. and Palni, P. and Papadimitriou, V. and Parker, W. and Pauletta, G. and Paulini, M. and Paus, C. and Phillips, T. J. and Piacentino, G. and Pianori, E. and Pilot, J. and Pitts, K. and Plager, C. and Pondrom, L. and Poprocki, S. and Potamianos, K. and Pranko, A. and Prokoshin, F. and Ptohos, F. and Punzi, G. and Redondo Fernández, I. and Renton, P. and Rescigno, M. and Rimondi, F. and Ristori, L. and Robson, A. and Rodriguez, T. and Rolli, S. and Ronzani, M. and Roser, R. and Rosner, J. L. and Ruffini, F. and Ruiz, A. and Russ, J. and Rusu, V. and Sakumoto, W. K. and Sakurai, Y. and Santi, L. and Sato, K. and Saveliev, V. and Savoy-Navarro, A. and Schlabach, P. and Schmidt, E. E. and Schwarz, T. and Scodellaro, L. and Scuri, F. and Seidel, S. and Seiya, Y. and Semenov, A. and Sforza, F. and Shalhout, S. Z. and Shears, T. and Shepard, P. F. and Shimojima, M. and Shochet, M. and Shreyber-Tecker, I. and Simonenko, A. and Sliwa, K. and Smith, J. R. and Snider, F. D. and Song, H. and Sorin, V. and St. Denis, R. and Stancari, M. and Stentz, D. and Strologas, J. and Sudo, Y. and Sukhanov, A. and Suslov, I. and Takemasa, K. and Takeuchi, Y. and Tang, J. and Tecchio, M. and Teng, P. K. and Thom, J. and Thomson, E. and Thukral, V. and Toback, D. and Tokar, S. and Tollefson, K. and Tomura, T. and Tonelli, D. and Torre, S. and Torretta, D. and Totaro, P. and Trovato, M. and Ukegawa, F. and Uozumi, S. and Vázquez, F. and Velev, G. and Vellidis, C. and Vernieri, C. and Vidal, M. and Vilar, R. and Vizán, J. and Vogel, M. and Volpi, G. and Wagner, P. and Wallny, R. and Wang, S. M. and Waters, D. and Wester, W. C. and Whiteson, D. and Wicklund, A. B. and Wilbur, S. and Williams, H. H. and Wilson, J. S. and Wilson, P. and Winer, B. L. and Wittich, P. and Wolbers, S. and Wolfe, H. and Wright, T. and Wu, X. and Wu, Z. and Yamamoto, K. and Yamato, D. and Yang, T. and Yang, U. K. and Yang, Y. C. and Yao, W. -M. and Yeh, G. P. and Yi, K. and Yoh, J. and Yorita, K. and Yoshida, T. and Yu, G. B. and Yu, I. and Zanetti, A. M. and Zeng, Y. and Zhou, C. and Zucchelli, S.},
abstractNote = {Here, we report a measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry, AFB, in $b\bar{b}$ pairs produced in proton-antiproton collisions and identified by muons from semileptonic b-hadron decays. The event sample is collected at a center-of-mass energy of √s = 1.96 TeV with the CDF II detector and corresponds to 6.9 fb–1 of integrated luminosity. We obtain an integrated asymmetry of AFB($b\bar{b}$)=(1.2±0.7)% at the particle level for b-quark pairs with invariant mass, m$b\bar{b}$, down to 40 GeV/c2 and measure the dependence of AFB($b\bar{b}$) on m$b\bar{b}$. The results are compatible with expectations from the standard model.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevD.93.112003},
journal = {Physical Review D},
number = 11,
volume = 93,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {6}
}

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TABLE I TABLE I: AFB prediction from Ref. [27] for different regions of bb̄ invariant mass. The integral values for each bin are shown. The first contribution to the uncertainties on the predictions comes from neglecting higher-order QCD terms, while the second comes from varying the factorization and renormalization scales.

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