A measurement of the partial width of the Z⁰ boson into b quarks and the forward-backward asymmetry in the reaction e⁺e⁻ -> Z⁰ -> bb, using inclusive electrons

dc.contributor.authorSchenk, Paul Robert
dc.contributor.supervisorAstbury, A.
dc.date.accessioned2018-07-05T16:56:43Z
dc.date.available2018-07-05T16:56:43Z
dc.date.copyright1992en_US
dc.date.issued2018-07-05
dc.degree.departmentDepartment of Physics and Astronomyen_US
dc.degree.levelDoctor of Philosophy Ph.D.en_US
dc.description.abstractThe process e+e- → Z0 → bb is studied using prompt electrons. The partial width of the Z0 boson into bb pairs is found to be 400 ± 35 ± 57 ± 3 MeV, and the forward-backward asymmetry in the reaction e+e- → Z0 → bb is found to be 0.101 ± 0.029 ± 0.011 ± 0.006.en_US
dc.description.scholarlevelGraduateen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1828/9595
dc.languageEnglisheng
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsAvailable to the World Wide Weben_US
dc.subjectBosonsen_US
dc.subjectQuarksen_US
dc.subjectElectronsen_US
dc.titleA measurement of the partial width of the Z⁰ boson into b quarks and the forward-backward asymmetry in the reaction e⁺e⁻ -> Z⁰ -> bb, using inclusive electronsen_US
dc.typeThesisen_US

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