Indirect measurement of sin(2)theta(W) (or M-W) using mu(+)mu(-) pairs from gamma*/Z bosons produced in p(p)over-bar collisions at a center-of-momentum energy of 1.96 TeV Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Drell-Yan lepton pairs are produced in the process pp+- +X through an intermediate */Zboson. The forward-backward asymmetry in the polar-angle distribution of the - as a function of the invariant mass of the +- pair is used to obtain the effective leptonic determination sin2efflept of the electroweak-mixing parameter sin2W, from which the value of sin2W is derived assuming the standard model. The measurement sample, recorded by the Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF), corresponds to 9.2fb-1 of integrated luminosity from pp collisions at a center-of-momentum energy of 1.96 TeV, and is the full CDF Run II data set. The value of sin2efflept is found to be 0.23150. 0010, where statistical and systematic uncertainties are combined in quadrature. When interpreted within the context of the standard model using the on-shell renormalization scheme, where sin2W=1-MW2/MZ2, the measurement yields sin2W=0.22330.0009, or equivalently a W-boson mass of 80.3650.047GeV/c2. The value of the W-boson mass is in agreement with previous determinations in electron-positron collisions and at the Tevatron collider. 2014 American Physical Society.

published proceedings

  • PHYSICAL REVIEW D

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  • 1

author list (cited authors)

  • Aaltonen, T., Amerio, S., Amidei, D., Anastassov, A., Annovi, A., Antos, J., ... Zucchelli, S.

citation count

  • 20

complete list of authors

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publication date

  • April 2014