Top physics: CDF results

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The top quark plays an important role in the grand scheme of particle physics, and is also interesting on its own merits. We present recent results from CDF on top-quark physics based on 100-200 pb{sup -1} of p{bar p} collision data. We have measured the t{bar t} cross section in different decay modes using several different techniques, and are beginning our studies of top-quark properties. New analyses for this conference include a measurement of {sigma}{sub t{bar t}} in the lepton-plus-jets channel using a neural net to distinguish signal and background events, and measurements of top-quark branching fractions.

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Bloom, K. June 23, 2004.

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The top quark plays an important role in the grand scheme of particle physics, and is also interesting on its own merits. We present recent results from CDF on top-quark physics based on 100-200 pb{sup -1} of p{bar p} collision data. We have measured the t{bar t} cross section in different decay modes using several different techniques, and are beginning our studies of top-quark properties. New analyses for this conference include a measurement of {sigma}{sub t{bar t}} in the lepton-plus-jets channel using a neural net to distinguish signal and background events, and measurements of top-quark branching fractions.

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  • 39th Rencontres De Moriond on Electroweak Interactions and Unified Theories, La Thuile, Aosta Valley (IT), 03/21/2004--03/28/2004

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-Conf-04/071-E
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 825279
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Bloom, K. Top physics: CDF results, article, June 23, 2004; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc780752/: accessed August 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.