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Search for a new heavy gauge boson W′ with event signature electron + missing transverse energy in pp collisions at √s=1.96  TeV

ContributorsCDF Collaboration
Publication date2011
Abstract

We present a search for a new heavy charged vector boson W′ decaying to an electron-neutrino pair in pp collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. The data were collected with the CDF II detector and correspond to an integrated luminosity of 5.3  fb−1. No significant excess above the standard model expectation is observed and we set upper limits on σ⋅B(W′→eν). Assuming standard model couplings to fermions and the neutrino from the W′ boson decay to be light, we exclude a W′ boson with mass less than 1.12  TeV/c2 at the 95% confidence level.

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CDF Collaboration. Search for a new heavy gauge boson <em>W′</em> with event signature electron + missing transverse energy in <em>pp</em> collisions at √s=1.96  TeV. In: Physical review. D. Particles, fields, gravitation, and cosmology, 2011, vol. 83, n° 03, p. 031102. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevD.83.031102
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