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A precision measurement of the mass of the top quark.

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The standard model of particle physics contains parameters--such as particle masses--whose origins are still unknown and which cannot be predicted, but whose values are constrained through their interactions. In particular, the masses of the top quark (M(t)) and W boson (M(W)) constrain the mass of the long-hypothesized, but thus far not observed, Higgs boson. A precise measurement of M(t) can therefore indicate where to look for the Higgs, and indeed whether the hypothesis of a standard mode...

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10.1038/nature02589

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Abazov, VM More by this author
Abdesselam, A More by this author
Abolins, M More by this author
Abramov, V More by this author
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Journal:
Nature
Volume:
429
Issue:
6992
Pages:
638-642
Publication date:
2004-06-05
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
URN:
uuid:3bb1e405-10d5-427e-96af-f63f07c3fc41
Source identifiers:
7401
Local pid:
pubs:7401
Language:
English
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