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Measurement of the W(+)W(-) production cross section in pp collisions at square root[s]=1.96 TeV using dilepton events.

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We present a measurement of the W(+)W(-) production cross section using 184 pb(-1) of p(p) collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV collected with the Collider Detector at Fermilab. Using the dilepton decay channel W(+)W(-)-->l(+)nul(-), where the charged leptons can be either electrons or muons, we find 17 candidate events compared to an expected background of 5.0(+2.2)(-0.8) events. The resulting W(+)W(-) production cross-section measurement of sigma(pp-->W(+)W(-))=14.6(+5.8)...

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Adelman, J More by this author
Affolder, T More by this author
Akimoto, T More by this author
Albrow, MG More by this author
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Journal:
Physical review letters
Volume:
94
Issue:
21
Pages:
211801
Publication date:
2005-06-05
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EISSN:
1079-7114
ISSN:
0031-9007
URN:
uuid:70afdac7-b4ff-4b6a-9903-885e59307220
Source identifiers:
30022
Local pid:
pubs:30022
Language:
English
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