Measurement of the W boson mass with the D0 detector


We present a measurement of the W boson mass using data corresponding to 4.3fb -1 of integrated luminosity collected with the D0 detector during Run II at the Fermilab Tevatron pp̄ collider. With a sample of 1677394 W→eν candidate events, we measure M W=80.367±0. 026GeV. This result is combined with an earlier D0 result determined using an independent Run II data sample, corresponding to 1fb -1 of integrated luminosity, to yield M W=80.375±0.023GeV. © 2012 American Physical Society.



Collider, Data sample, Fermilab Tevatron, Integrated luminosity, Luminance, Bosons

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Physical Review Letters, v. 108, n. 15, 2012.