W gamma Production and Limits on Anomalous WW gamma Couplings in p(p)over-bar Collisions at root s=1.96 TeV

Abazov, V. M. and Abbott, B. and Acharya, B. S. and Adams, M. and Adams, T. and Alexeev, G. D. and Alkhazov, G. and Alton, A. and Alverson, G. and Alves, G. A. and Aoki, M. and Arov, M. and Askew, A. and Asman, B. and Atkins, S. and Atramentov, O. and Augsten, K. and Avila, C. and BackusMayes, J. and Badaud, F. and Bagby, L. and Baldin, B. and Bandurin, D. V. and Banerjee, S. and Barberis, E. and Baringer, P. and Barreto, J. and Bartlett, J. F. and Bassler, U. and Bazterra, V. and Bean, A. and Begalli, M. and Begel, M. and Belanger-Champagne, C. and Bellantoni, L. and Beri, S. B. and Bernardi, G. and Bernhard, R. and Bertram, I. and Besancon, M. and Beuselinck, R. and Bezzubov, V. A. and Bhat, P. C. and Bhatnagar, V. and Borissov, G. and Fox, H. and Price, D. and Ratoff, P. N. and Ross, A. and Williams, M. R. J. (2011) W gamma Production and Limits on Anomalous WW gamma Couplings in p(p)over-bar Collisions at root s=1.96 TeV. Physical review letters, 107 (24): 241803. -. ISSN 0031-9007

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We measure the cross section and the difference in rapidities between photons and charged leptons for inclusive W(-> l nu) + gamma production in e gamma and mu gamma final states. Using data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 4.2 fb(-1) collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron Collider, the measured cross section times branching fraction for the process p (p) over bar -> W gamma + X -> l nu gamma + X and the distribution of the charge-signed photon-lepton rapidity difference are found to be in agreement with the standard model. These results provide the most stringent limits on anomalous WW gamma couplings for data from hadron colliders: -0.4 < Delta kappa(gamma) < 0.4 and -0.08 < lambda(gamma) < 0.07 at the 95% C.L.

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