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Search for a W′ Boson Decaying to a Top and Bottom Quark Pair in 1.8 TeV pp Collisions

ContributorsCDF Collaboration
Published inPhysical review letters, vol. 90, no. 08, 081802
Publication date2003
Abstract

We report the results of a search for a W′ boson produced in pp¯ collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 1.8 TeV using a 106   pb−1 data sample recorded by the Collider Detector at Fermilab. We observe no significant excess of events above background for a W′ boson decaying to a top and bottom quark pair. In a model where this boson would mediate interactions involving a massive right-handed neutrino (νR) and have standard model strength couplings, we use these data to exclude a W′ boson with mass between 225 and 536   GeV/c2 at 95% confidence level for MW′≫MνR and between 225 and 566   GeV/c2 at 95% confidence level for MW′

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CDF Collaboration. Search for a <em>W′</em> Boson Decaying to a Top and Bottom Quark Pair in 1.8 TeV <em>pp</em> Collisions. In: Physical review letters, 2003, vol. 90, n° 08, p. 081802. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.90.081802
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