Publication
Title
Observation of electroweak single top-quark production
Author
Institution/Organisation
CDF Collaboration
Abstract
We report the observation of single top-quark production using 3.2  fb-1 of pp̅ collision data with √s=1.96  TeV collected by the Collider Detector at Fermilab. The significance of the observed data is 5.0 standard deviations, and the expected sensitivity for standard model production and decay is in excess of 5.9 standard deviations. Assuming mt=175  GeV/c2, we measure a cross section of 2.3-0.5+0.6(stat+syst)  pb, extract the CKM matrix-element value |Vtb|=0.91±0.11(stat+syst)±0.07(theory), and set the limit |Vtb|>0.71 at the 95% C.L.
Language
English
Source (journal)
Physical review letters. - New York, N.Y.
Publication
New York, N.Y. : 2009
ISSN
0031-9007
Volume/pages
103:9(2009), p. 092002,1-092002,8
ISI
000269718500022
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UAntwerpen
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