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Direct measurement of the W boson width. / Collaboration, D0; Bertram, Iain; Borissov, Guennadi et al.

In: Physical review letters, Vol. 103, No. 23, 231802, 04.12.2009.

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Collaboration D, Bertram I, Borissov G, Fox H, Williams M, Ratoff P et al. Direct measurement of the W boson width. Physical review letters. 2009 Dec 4;103(23):231802. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.103.231802

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Collaboration, D0 ; Bertram, Iain ; Borissov, Guennadi et al. / Direct measurement of the W boson width. In: Physical review letters. 2009 ; Vol. 103, No. 23.

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abstract = "We present a direct measurement of the width of the W boson using the shape of the transverse mass distribution of W->enu candidates selected in 1 fb-1 of data collected with the D0 detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider in ppbar collisions at sqrt{s}=1.96 TeV. We use the same methods and data sample that were used for our recently published W boson mass measurement, except for the modeling of the recoil, which is done with a new method based on a recoil library. Our result, 2.028 +- 0.072 GeV, is in agreement with the predictions of the standard model.",
author = "D0 Collaboration and Iain Bertram and Guennadi Borissov and Harald Fox and Mark Williams and Peter Ratoff and Alexander Rakitin and Peter Love and Andre Sopczak",
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AU - Rakitin, Alexander

AU - Love, Peter

AU - Sopczak, Andre

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