Search for a heavy top t' to Wq in top events

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We present a search for a massive quark (t{prime}) decaying to Wq and thus mimicking the top quark decay signature in data collected by the CDF II detector corresponding to 2.8 fb{sup -1}. We use the reconstructed mass of the t{prime} quark and the scalar sum of the transverse energies in the event to discriminate possible new physics from Standard Model processes, and set limits on a standard 4th generation t{prime} quark.

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Cox, David October 1, 2009.

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We present a search for a massive quark (t{prime}) decaying to Wq and thus mimicking the top quark decay signature in data collected by the CDF II detector corresponding to 2.8 fb{sup -1}. We use the reconstructed mass of the t{prime} quark and the scalar sum of the transverse energies in the event to discriminate possible new physics from Standard Model processes, and set limits on a standard 4th generation t{prime} quark.

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  • Presented at Meeting of the Division of Particles and Fields of the American Physical Society (DPF 2009), Detroit, Michigan, 26-31 Jul 2009

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-CONF-09-522-E
  • Grant Number: AC02-07CH11359
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 966466
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Cox, David. Search for a heavy top t' to Wq in top events, article, October 1, 2009; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc926955/: accessed June 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.