Measurement of the tt̄ production cross section in pp̄ collisions at √s = 1.96 TeV using lepton + jets events with secondary vertex b -tagging

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We present a measurement of the tt̄ production cross section using events with one charged lepton and jets from pp̄ collisions at a center-of-mass energy of 1.96 TeV. In these events, heavy flavor quarks from top quark decay are identified with a secondary vertex tagging algorithm. From 162 pb-1 of data collected by the Collider Detector at Fermilab, a total of 48 candidate events are selected, where 13.5 ± 1.8 events are expected from background contributions. We measure a tt̄ production cross section of 5.6-1.1+1.2 (stat.)-0.6+0.9 (syst.) pb. © 2005 The American Physical Society.

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  • Acosta, D; Adelman, J; Affolder, T; Akimoto, T; Albrow, MG; Ambrose, D; Amerio, S; Amidei, D; Anastassov, A; Anikeev, K; Annovi, A; Antos, J; Aoki, M; Apollinari, G; Arisawa, T; Arguin, JF; Artikov, A; Ashmanskas, W; Attal, A; Azfar, F; Azzi-Bacchetta, P; Bacchetta, N; Bachacou, H; Badgett, W; Barbaro-Galtieri, A; Barker, GJ; Barnes, VE; Barnett, BA; Baroiant, S; Barone, M; Bauer, G; Bedeschi, F; Behari, S; Belforte, S; Bellettini, G; Bellinger, J; Ben-Haim, E; Benjamin, D; Beretvas, A; Bhatti, A; Binkley, M; Bisello, D; Bishai, M; Blair, RE; Blocker, C; Bloom, K; Blumenfeld, B; Bocci, A; Bodek, A; Bolla, G; Bolshov, A; Booth, PSL; Bortoletto, D; Boudreau, J; Bourov, S; Bromberg, C; Brubaker, E; Budagov, J; Budd, HS; Burkett, K; Busetto, G; Bussey, P; Byrum, KL; Cabrera, S; Campanelli, M; Campbell, M; Canepa, A; Casarsa, M; Carlsmith, D; Carron, S; Carosi, R; Cavalli-Sforza, M; Castro, A; Catastini, P; Cauz, D; Cerri, A; Cerri, C; Cerrito, L; Chapman, J; Chen, C; Chen, YC; Chertok, M; Chiarelli, G; Chlachidze, G; Chlebana, F; Cho, I; Cho, K; Chokheli, D; Chu, ML; Chuang, S; Chung, JY; Chung, WH; Chung, YS; Ciobanu, CI; Ciocci, MA; Clark, AG; Clark, D; Coca, M; Connolly, A; Convery, M

Published Date

  • March 1, 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 71 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 1 - 28

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1550-2368

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1550-7998

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1103/PhysRevD.71.052003

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  • Scopus