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Observation of s-channel production of single top quarks at the Tevatron.

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We report the first observation of single-top-quark production in the s channel through the combination of the CDF and D0 measurements of the cross section in proton-antiproton collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The data correspond to total integrated luminosities of up to 9.7 fb(-1) per experiment. The measured cross section is σ(s) = 1.29(-0.24)(+0.26) pb. The probability of observing a statistical fluctuation of the background to a cross section of the observed size or larg...

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Aaltonen, T More by this author
Abazov, VM More by this author
Acharya, BS More by this author
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Journal:
Physical review letters
Volume:
112
Issue:
23
Pages:
231803
Publication date:
2014-06-09
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EISSN:
1079-7114
ISSN:
0031-9007
URN:
uuid:23ea4e86-b9e9-4f32-aaf1-273b0a392ca3
Source identifiers:
471036
Local pid:
pubs:471036
Language:
English
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