Search for heavy neutral gauge bosons at D-Zero

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We report preliminary results of a search for a heavy neutral gauge boson, Z`, using the decay channel Z` {yields} ee . The data were collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron during the 1994-1995 p{anti p} collider run at {radical}s = 1.8 TeV and correspond to an integrated luminosity of {approx} 90 pb{sup -1}. Limits are set on the cross section times branching ratio for the process {anti p}p {yields} Z` {yields} ee as a function of the Z` mass. We exclude the existence of a heavy neutral gauge boson of mass less than 660 GeV/c{sup 2} ... continued below

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Abbott, B. October 1, 1997.

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We report preliminary results of a search for a heavy neutral gauge boson, Z`, using the decay channel Z` {yields} ee . The data were collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron during the 1994-1995 p{anti p} collider run at {radical}s = 1.8 TeV and correspond to an integrated luminosity of {approx} 90 pb{sup -1}. Limits are set on the cross section times branching ratio for the process {anti p}p {yields} Z` {yields} ee as a function of the Z` mass. We exclude the existence of a heavy neutral gauge boson of mass less than 660 GeV/c{sup 2} (95% CL), assuming a Z` with the same coupling strengths to quarks and leptons as the standard model Z boson. Combining this analysis with DO`s 1992-1993 data set increases the limit to m{sub Z`} > 670 GeV/c{sup 2}.

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  • 18. international symposium on lepton photon interactions, Hamburg (Germany); Jerusalem (Israel), 28 Jul - 1 Aug 1997; 19-26 Aug 1997

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  • Other: DE98051148
  • Report No.: FNAL/C--97/367-E
  • Report No.: CONF-970787--;CONF-970870--
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 645243
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc690683

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Abbott, B. Search for heavy neutral gauge bosons at D-Zero, article, October 1, 1997; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc690683/: accessed October 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.