CDF top quark production and mass

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The top search in the dilepton and lepton plus jets channels with the Collider Detector at Fermilab is presented. The analysis uses a 67 pb{sup {minus}1} sample of p{bar p} collisions at 1.8 TeV. A 4.8{sigma} excess of candidate events establishes the existence of the top quark. The t{bar t} production cross section is measured to be {sigma}{sub t{bar t}} = 7.6{sub {minus}2.0}{sup +2.4} pb with branching Br(t {yields} Wb) = 0.87{sub {minus}0.30}{sup +0.13}(stat) {sub {minus}0.11}{sup +0.13}(syst). The measured mass is M{sub top} = 176{plus_minus}8{plus_minus}10 GeV.

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Incandela, J. July 18, 1995.

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The top search in the dilepton and lepton plus jets channels with the Collider Detector at Fermilab is presented. The analysis uses a 67 pb{sup {minus}1} sample of p{bar p} collisions at 1.8 TeV. A 4.8{sigma} excess of candidate events establishes the existence of the top quark. The t{bar t} production cross section is measured to be {sigma}{sub t{bar t}} = 7.6{sub {minus}2.0}{sup +2.4} pb with branching Br(t {yields} Wb) = 0.87{sub {minus}0.30}{sup +0.13}(stat) {sub {minus}0.11}{sup +0.13}(syst). The measured mass is M{sub top} = 176{plus_minus}8{plus_minus}10 GeV.

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  • 6. international symposium on heavy flavour physics, Pisa (Italy), 6-9 Jun 1995

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  • Report No.: FNAL/C--95-237-E
  • Report No.: CONF-9506125--1
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 106492
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc627424

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Incandela, J. CDF top quark production and mass, article, July 18, 1995; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc627424/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.