Measurement of the W boson mass

D0 Collaboration, The and Bertram, Iain and Borissov, Guennadi and Fox, Harald and Williams, Mark and Ratoff, Peter and Rakitin, Alexander and Love, Peter and Sopczak, Andre (2009) Measurement of the W boson mass. Physical review letters, 103 (14). ISSN 1079-7114

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Abstract

We present a measurement of the W boson mass in W -> ev decays using 1 fb^-1 of data collected with the D0 detector during Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron collider. With a sample of 499830 W -> ev candidate events, we measure M_W = 80.401 +- 0.043 GeV. This is the most precise measurement from a single experiment.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Physical review letters
Additional Information: © 2009 The American Physical Society As published in PRL
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/3100
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Physics
ID Code: 63730
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 29 Apr 2013 09:28
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2020 01:41
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/63730

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