Electroweak Results from the SLD Experiment

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We present an overview of the electroweak physics program of the SLD experiment at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). A data sample of 550K Z{sup 0} decays has been collected. This experiment utilizes a highly polarized electron beam, a small interaction volume, and a very precise pixel vertex detector. It is the first experiment at a linear electron collider. We present a preliminary result for the weak mixing angle, sin{sup 2}({theta}{sub W}{sup eff}) = 0.23110 {+-} 0.00029. We also present a preliminary result for the parity violating parameter, A{sub b} = 0.898 {+-} 0.029. These measurements are used to ... continued below

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Woods, Michael B May 7, 1999.

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We present an overview of the electroweak physics program of the SLD experiment at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC). A data sample of 550K Z{sup 0} decays has been collected. This experiment utilizes a highly polarized electron beam, a small interaction volume, and a very precise pixel vertex detector. It is the first experiment at a linear electron collider. We present a preliminary result for the weak mixing angle, sin{sup 2}({theta}{sub W}{sup eff}) = 0.23110 {+-} 0.00029. We also present a preliminary result for the parity violating parameter, A{sub b} = 0.898 {+-} 0.029. These measurements are used to test for physics beyond the Standard Model.

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  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-8143
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00515
  • DOI: 10.2172/10077 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 10077
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc619793

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Woods, Michael B. Electroweak Results from the SLD Experiment, report, May 7, 1999; Menlo Park, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc619793/: accessed August 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.