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A Measurement of R(b) using mutually exclusive tags

Barate, R. and Finch, Alexander (1997) A Measurement of R(b) using mutually exclusive tags. Physics Letters B, 401 (1-2). pp. 163-175. ISSN 0370-2693

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Abstract

A measurement of Rb using five mutually exclusive hemisphere tags has been performed by ALEPH using the full LEP1 statistics. Three tags are designed to select the decay of the Z0 to b quarks, while the remaining two select Z0 decays to c and light quarks, and are used to measure the tagging efficiencies. The result, Rb = 0.2159 ± 0.0009(stat) ±0.0011(syst), is in agreement with the electroweak theory prediction of 0.2158 ± 0.0003.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physics Letters B
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 64019
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 14 May 2013 15:19
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2017 00:30
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/64019

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