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First measurements of inclusive W and Z cross sections from run II of the fermilab tevatron collider.

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We report the first measurements of inclusive W and Z cross sections times leptonic branching ratios for pp collisions at square root[s]=1.96 TeV, based on their decays to electrons and muons. The data correspond to an integrated luminosity of 72 pb(-1) recorded with the CDF detector at the Fermilab Tevatron. We test e-mu universality in W decays, and we measure the ratio of leptonic W and Z rates from which the leptonic branching fraction B(W-->lnu) can be extracted as well as an indirect...

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Affolder, T More by this author
Akimoto, T More by this author
Albrow, MG More by this author
Ambrose, D More by this author
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Journal:
Physical review letters
Volume:
94
Issue:
9
Pages:
091803
Publication date:
2005-03-05
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EISSN:
1079-7114
ISSN:
0031-9007
URN:
uuid:7a11fd20-0967-48d4-9f6f-d6a66c9ea60a
Source identifiers:
20572
Local pid:
pubs:20572
Language:
English
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