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Search for Anomalous Heavy-Flavor Quark Production in Association with W Bosons

DO Collaboration, The and Bertram, Iain A. and Borissov, Guennadi V. and Ratoff, Peter N. and Sopczak, Andre (2005) Search for Anomalous Heavy-Flavor Quark Production in Association with W Bosons. Physical Review Letters, 94 (15). p. 152002. ISSN 1079-7114

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Abstract

We search for anomalous production of heavy-flavor quark jets in association with W bosons at the Fermilab Tevatron p Collider in final states in which the heavy-flavor quark content is enhanced by requiring at least one tagged jet in an event. Jets are tagged using one algorithm based on semileptonic decays of b/c hadrons, and another on their lifetimes. We compare e+jets (164 pb-1) and µ+jets (145 pb-1) channels collected with the D0 detector at =1.96 TeV to expectations from the standard model and set upper limits on anomalous production of such events.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical Review Letters
Additional Information: Author list is partial - see original article for full author list.
Uncontrolled Keywords: proton-proton inclusive interactions ; high-energy elementary particle interactions ; W bosons ; elementary particle jets ; flavour model ; standard model ; quark production
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 10091
Deposited By: Ms Margaret Calder
Deposited On: 03 Jul 2008 18:00
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 14:43
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/10091

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