First observation of the all-hadronic decay of tt pairs

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We present the first observation of the all hadronic decay of tt― pairs. The analysis is performed using 109 pb−1 of pp― collisions at s = 1.8 TeV collected with the Collider Detector at Fermilab. We observe an excess of events with five or more jets, including one or two b jets, relative to background expectations. Based on this excess we evaluate the production cross section to be in agreement with previous results. We measure the top mass to be 186±10±12 GeV/c2. © 1997 The American Physical Society.

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  • Abe, F; Akimoto, H; Akopian, A; Albrow, MG; Amendolia, SR; Amidei, D; Antos, J; Aota, S; Apollinari, G; Asakawa, T; Ashmanskas, W; Atac, M; Azfar, F; Azzi-Bacchetta, P; Bacchetta, N; Badgett, W; Bagdasarov, S; Bailey, MW; Bao, J; De Barbaro, P; Barbaro-Galtieri, A; Barnes, VE; Barnett, BA; Barone, M; Barzi, E; Bauer, G; Baumann, T; Bedeschi, F; Behrends, S; Belforte, S; Bellettini, G; Bellinger, J; Benjamin, D; Benlloch, J; Bensinger, J; Benton, D; Beretvas, A; Berge, JP; Berryhill, J; Bertolucci, S; Bevensee, B; Bhatti, A; Biery, K; Binkley, M; Bisello, D; Blair, RE; Blocker, C; Bodek, A; Bokhari, W; Bolognesi, V; Bolla, G; Bortoletto, D; Boudreau, J; Breccia, L; Bromberg, C; Bruner, N; Buckley-Geer, E; Budd, HS; Burkett, K; Busetto, G; Byon-Wagner, A; Byrum, KL; Cammerata, J; Campagnari, C; Campbell, M; Caner, A; Carithers, W; Carlsmith, D; Castro, A; Cauz, D; Cen, Y; Cervelli, F; Chang, PS; Chang, PT; Chao, HY; Chapman, J; Cheng, MT; Chiarelli, G; Chikamatsu, T; Chiou, CN; Christofek, L; Cihangir, S; Clark, AG; Cobal, M; Cocca, E; Contreras, M; Conway, J; Cooper, J; Cordelli, M; Couyoumtzelis, C; Crane, D; Cronin-Hennessy, D; Culbertson, R; Daniels, T; DeJongh, F; Delchamps, S; Dell’agnello, S; Dell’orso, M; Demina, R; Demortier, L

Published Date

  • January 1, 1997

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 79 / 11

Start / End Page

  • 1992 - 1997

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1079-7114

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0031-9007

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/PhysRevLett.79.1992

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  • Scopus