Combination of CDF and D0 Results on the W-Boson Width

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The results on the direct measurements of the W-boson width, based on the data collected by the Tevatron experiments CDF and D0 at Fermilab during Run-I from 1992 to 1996 and Run-II since 2001 are summarized. The combination of the published Run-I and preliminary Run-II results, taking correlated uncertainties properly into account, is presented. The resulting preliminary Tevatron average for the total decay width of the W boson is: {Lambda}{sub W} = 2078 {+-} 87 MeV, where the total error consists of a statistical part of 62 MeV and a systematic part of 60 MeV.

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The results on the direct measurements of the W-boson width, based on the data collected by the Tevatron experiments CDF and D0 at Fermilab during Run-I from 1992 to 1996 and Run-II since 2001 are summarized. The combination of the published Run-I and preliminary Run-II results, taking correlated uncertainties properly into account, is presented. The resulting preliminary Tevatron average for the total decay width of the W boson is: {Lambda}{sub W} = 2078 {+-} 87 MeV, where the total error consists of a statistical part of 62 MeV and a systematic part of 60 MeV.

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-TM-2330-E
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • DOI: 10.2172/878922 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 878922
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc880385

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Combination of CDF and D0 Results on the W-Boson Width, report, December 1, 2005; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc880385/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.