Combined SLD Measurement of Ab at the Z0 Resonance using Various Techniques Metadata

Metadata describes a digital item, providing (if known) such information as creator, publisher, contents, size, relationship to other resources, and more. Metadata may also contain "preservation" components that help us to maintain the integrity of digital files over time.

Title

  • Main Title Combined SLD Measurement of Ab at the Z0 Resonance using Various Techniques

Creator

  • Author: Crawford, Glen D
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Sponsor: ER
    Contributor Type: Organization

Publisher

  • Name: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
    Place of Publication: Menlo Park, California
    Additional Info: Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC), Menlo Park, CA

Date

  • Creation: 1999-07-27

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: We present a new preliminary combination of measurements of the parity-violation parameter A<sub>b</sub> made by the SLD collaboration using various experimental techniques. The techniques differ in detail, but in general a sample of b anti-b events is selected or enhanced by using the topologically reconstructed mass of the separated vertices formed by decaying B hadrons. The direction of the b(anti-b) quark is signed by one of four final state tags: jet charge, vertex charge, leptons, or identified K<sup>=</sup> from the b vertex. We account for statistical and systematic correlations between the four analyses to arrive at our combined result: A<sub>b</sub> = 0.905 ± 0.017(stat) ± 0.020(syst).

Subject

  • Keyword: Stanford Linear Collider Detector
  • Keyword: Symmetry Breaking
  • STI Subject Categories: 66 Physics
  • Keyword: Z Neutral Bosons
  • Keyword: P Invariance

Collection

  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI

Institution

  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report

Format

  • Text

Identifier

  • Other: DE00010212
  • Report No.: SLAC-PUB-8211
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00515
  • DOI: 10.2172/10212
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 10212
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc620132