Measurement of charged current triple gauge boson couplings using W pairs at LEP

Abbiendi, G and Ainsley, C and Akesson, P F and Alexander, G and Allison, J and Amaral, P and Anagnostou, G and Anderson, K J and Arcelli, S and Asai, S and Axen, D and Azuelos, G and Bailey, I and Barberio, E and Barlow, R J and Batley, R J and Bechtle, P and Behnke, T and Bell, K W and Bell, P J and Bella, G and Bellerive, A and Benelli, G and Bethke, S and Biebel, O and Boeriu, O and Bock, P and Boutemeur, M and Braibant, S and Brigliadori, L and Brown, R M and Buesser, K and Burckhart, H J and Campana, S and Carnegie, R K and Caron, B and Carter, A A and Carter, J R and Chang, C Y and Charlton, D G and Csilling, A and Cuffiani, M and Dado, S and De Roeck, A and De Wolf, E A and Desch, K and Dienes, B and Donkers, M and Dubbert, J and Kormos, L and , OPAL Collaboration (2004) Measurement of charged current triple gauge boson couplings using W pairs at LEP. European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields, 33 (4). pp. 463-476. ISSN 1434-6044

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Abstract

Triple gauge boson couplings are measured from W-pair events recorded by the OPAL detector at LEP at centre-of-mass energies of 183 - 209 GeV with a total integrated luminosity of 680 pb(-1). Only CP-conserving couplings are considered and SU(2) x U(1) relations are used, resulting in four independent couplings, k(gamma), g(1)(z), lambdagamma and g(5)(z). Determining each coupling in a separate fit, assuming the other couplings to take their Standard Model values, we obtain k(gamma) = 0.88(-0.08)(+0.09), g(1)(z) = 0.987 (-0.033),(+0.034) lambda(gamma) = -0.060(-0.033)(+0.034) and g(5)(z) = -0.04(-0.12)(+0.13), where the errors include both statistical and systematic uncertainties. Fits are also performed allowing some of the couplings to vary simultaneously. All results are consistent with the Standard Model predictions.

Item Type:
Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title:
European Physical Journal C: Particles and Fields
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53119
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Deposited On:
09 Mar 2012 03:00
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Yes
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Published
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