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Precise measurement of the top-quark mass in the lepton+jets topology at CDF II

Abstract:

We present a measurement of the mass of the top quark from proton-antiproton collisions recorded at the CDF experiment in Run II of the Fermilab Tevatron. We analyze events from the single lepton plus jets final state (tt̄→W+bW-b̄→lνbqq̄′b̄). The top-quark mass is extracted using a direct calculation of the probability density that each event corresponds to the tt̄ final state. The probability is a function of both the mass of the top quark and the energy scale of the calorimeter jets, which ...

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Aaltonen, T More by this author
Abulencia, A More by this author
Adelman, J More by this author
Affolder, T More by this author
Akimoto, T More by this author
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Journal:
Physical Review Letters
Volume:
99
Issue:
18
Publication date:
2007-10-31
DOI:
EISSN:
1079-7114
ISSN:
0031-9007
URN:
uuid:f0d5dba9-27d0-46d6-b4e3-aae882f700f9
Source identifiers:
117274
Local pid:
pubs:117274
Language:
English

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