Inclusive muon and b quark production cross sections in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.8 TeV

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We report on the measurement of inclusive muon and b quark production by the D0 collaboration in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.8 TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The results represent a refined analysis of the previously published 1992--93 data. We measure the muon cross section due to b quark decays over the kinematic range 4 < p{sub T}{sup {mu}} < 30 GeV/c and {vert_bar}y{sup {mu}}{vert_bar} < 0.8. The extracted b quark production cross section is consistent with next to leading order QCD predictions within theoretical and experimental errors. The improved inclusive b quark production cross section is ... continued below

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Abachi, S. July 1, 1995.

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We report on the measurement of inclusive muon and b quark production by the D0 collaboration in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.8 TeV at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider. The results represent a refined analysis of the previously published 1992--93 data. We measure the muon cross section due to b quark decays over the kinematic range 4 < p{sub T}{sup {mu}} < 30 GeV/c and {vert_bar}y{sup {mu}}{vert_bar} < 0.8. The extracted b quark production cross section is consistent with next to leading order QCD predictions within theoretical and experimental errors. The improved inclusive b quark production cross section is 6.9 {plus_minus}0.1(stat) {plus_minus} 2.2(syst) {mu}b for p{sub T}{sup {mu}} > 6 GeV/c and {vert_bar}y{sup b}{vert_bar} < 1.0.

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  • HEP 95: international Europhysics conference on high-energy physics, Brussels (Belgium), 27 Jul - 2 Aug 1995

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  • Other: DE95016643
  • Report No.: FNAL/C--95/208-E
  • Report No.: CONF-950705--14
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • DOI: 10.2172/102430 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 97058
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc793459

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Abachi, S. Inclusive muon and b quark production cross sections in p{bar p} collisions at {radical}s = 1.8 TeV, article, July 1, 1995; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc793459/: accessed November 17, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.