Production rates of b(b)over-bar quark pairs from gluons and b(b)over-barb(b)over-bar events in hadronic Z(0) decays

Authors
Abbiendi, G Ackerstaff, K Ainsley, C Akesson, PF Alexander, G Allison, J Anderson, KJ Arcelli, S Asai, S Ashby, SF Axen, D Azuelos, G Bailey, I Ball, AH Barberio, E Barlow, RJ Baumann, S Behnke, T Bell, KW Bella, G Bellerive, A Bentvelsen, S Bethke, S Biebel, O Bloodworth, IJ Bock, P Bohme, J Boeriu, O Bonacorsi, D Boutemeur, M Braibaut, S Bright-Thomas, P Brigliadori, L Brown, RM Burckhart, HJ Cammin, J Capiluppi, P Carnegie, RK Carter, AA Carter, JR Chang, CY Charlton, DG Ciocca, C Clarke, PEL Clay, E Cohen, I Cooke, OC Couchman, J Couyoumtzelis, C Coxe, RL Cuffiani, M Dado, S Dallavalle, GM Dallison, S de Roeck, A Dervan, P Desch, K Dienes, B Dixit, MS Donkers, M Dubbert, J Duchovni, E Duckeck, G Duerdoth, IP Estabrooks, PG Etzion, E Fabbri, F Fanti, M Feld, L Ferrari, P Fielder, F Fleck, I Ford, M Frey, A Furtjes, A Futyan, DI Gagnon, P Gary, JW Gaycken, G Geich-Gimbel, C Giacomelli, G Giacomelli, P Glenzinski, D Goldberg, J Grandi, C Graham, K Gross, E Grunhaus, J Gruwe, M Gunther, PO Hajdu, C Hanson, GG Hansroul, M Hapke, M Harder, K Harel, A Hargrove, CK Harin-Dirac, M Hauke, A Hauschild, M Hawkes, CM Hawkings, R Hemingway, RJ Hensel, C Herten, G Heuer, RD Hildreth, MD Hill, JC Hocker, A Hoffman, K Homer, RJ Honma, AK Horvath, D Hossain, KR Howard, R Huntemeyer, P Igo-Kemenes, P Ishii, K Jacob, FR Jawahery, A Jeremie, H Jones, CR Jovanovic, P Junk, TR Kanaya, N Kanzaki, J Karapetian, G Karlen, D Kartvelishvili, V Kawagoe, K Kawamoto, T Keeler, RK Kellogg, RG Kennedy, BW Kim, DH Klein, K Klier, A Kobayashi, T Kobel, M Kokott, TP Komamiya, S Kowalewski, RV Kress, T Krieger, P von Krogh, J Kuhl, T Kupper, M Kyberd, P Lafferty, GD Landsman, H Lanske, D Lawson, I Layter, JG Leins, A Lellouch, D Letts, J Levinson, L Liebisch, R Lillich, J List, B Littlewood, C Lloyd, AW Lloyd, SL Loebinger, FK Long, GD Losty, MJ Lu, J Ludwig, J Macchiolo, A Macpherson, A Mader, W Mannelli, M Marcellini, S Marchant, TE Martin, AJ Martin, JP Martinez, G Mashimo, T Mattig, P McDonald, WJ McKenna, J McMahon, TJ McPherson, RA Meijers, F Mendez-Lorenzo, P Merritt, FS Mes, H Michelini, A Mihara, S Mikenberg, G Miller, DJ Mohr, W Montanari, A Mori, T Nagai, K Nakamura, I Neal, HA Nisius, R O'Neale, SW Oakham, FG Odorici, F Ogren, HO Oh, A Okpara, A Oreglia, MJ Orito, S Pasztor, G Pater, JR Patrick, GN Patt, J Pfeifenschneider, P Pilcher, JE Pinfold, J Plane, DE Poli, B Polok, J Pooth, O Przybycien, M Quadt, A Rembser, C Rick, H Robins, SA Rodning, N Roney, JM Rosati, S Roscoe, K Rossi, AM Rozen, Y Runge, K Runolfsson, O Rust, DR Sachs, K Saeki, T Sahr, O Sarkisyan, EKG Sbarra, C Schaile, AD Schaile, O Scharff-Hansen, P Schmitt, S Schroder, M Schumacher, M Schwick, C Scott, WG Seuster, R Shears, TG Shen, BC Shepherd-Themistocleous, CH Sherwood, P Siroli, GP Skuja, A Smith, AM Snow, GA Sobie, R Soldner-Rembold, S Spagnolo, S Sproston, M Stahl, A Stephens, K Stoll, K Strom, D Strohmer, R Surrow, B Talbot, SD Tarem, S Taylor, RJ Teuscher, R Thiergen, M Thomas, J Thomson, MA Torrence, E Towers, S Trefzger, T Trigger, I Trocsanyi, Z Tsur, E Turner-Watson, MF Ueda, I Vannerem, P Verzocchi, M Voss, H Vossebeld, J Waller, D Ward, CP Ward, DR Watkins, PM Watson, AT Watson, NK Wells, PS Wengler, T Wermes, N Wetterling, D White, JS Wilson, GW Wilson, JA Wyatt, TR Yamashita, S Zacek, V Zer-Zion, D
Citation
G. Abbiendi et al., Production rates of b(b)over-bar quark pairs from gluons and b(b)over-barb(b)over-bar events in hadronic Z(0) decays, EUR PHY J C, 18(3), 2001, pp. 447-460
Citations number
37
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Physics
Journal title
EUROPEAN PHYSICAL JOURNAL C
ISSN journal
1434-6044 → ACNP
Volume
18
Issue
3
Year of publication
2001
Pages
447 - 460
Database
ISI
SICI code
1434-6044(200101)18:3<447:PROBQP>2.0.ZU;2-R
Abstract
The rates are measured per hadronic Z(0) decay for gluon splitting to b (b) over bar quark pairs, g(b (b) over bar), and of events containing two b (b ) over bar quark pairs, g(4b), using a sample of four-jet events selected f rom data collected with the OPAL detector. Events with an enhanced signal o f gluon splitting to b (b) over bar quarks are selected if two of the jets are close in phase-space and contain detached secondary vertices. For the e vent sample containing two b (b) over bar quark pairs, three of the four je ts are required to have a significantly detached secondary vertex. Informat ion from the event topology is combined in a likelihood fit to extract the values of g(b (b) over bar) and g(4b), namely g(b (b) over bar) = (3.07 +/- 0.53(stat) +/- 0.97(syst)) x 10(-3), g(4b) = (0.36 +/- 0.17(stat) +/- 0.27(syst)) x 10(-3).