Measurements of top quark properties at the Tevatron collider

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The discovery of the top quark in 1995 opened a whole new sector of investigation of the Standard Model; today top quark physics remains a key priority of the Tevatron program. Some of the measurements of top quark properties, for example its mass, will be a long-standing legacy. The recent evidence of an anomalously large charge asymmetry in top quark events suggests that new physics could couple preferably with top quarks. I will summarize this long chapter of particle physics history and discuss the road the top quark is highlighting for the LHC program.

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Margaroli, Fabrizio May 1, 2011.

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The discovery of the top quark in 1995 opened a whole new sector of investigation of the Standard Model; today top quark physics remains a key priority of the Tevatron program. Some of the measurements of top quark properties, for example its mass, will be a long-standing legacy. The recent evidence of an anomalously large charge asymmetry in top quark events suggests that new physics could couple preferably with top quarks. I will summarize this long chapter of particle physics history and discuss the road the top quark is highlighting for the LHC program.

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  • Prepared for 46th Rencontres de Moriond on Electroweak Interactions and unified Theories, La Thuile, Aosta Valley, Italy, 13-20 Mar 2011

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-11-236-PPD
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Margaroli, Fabrizio. Measurements of top quark properties at the Tevatron collider, article, May 1, 2011; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc845174/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.