Measurement of high-Q 2 charged current cross sections in e - p deep inelastic scattering at HERA

S. Chekanov, D. Krakauer, S. Magill, B. Musgrave, J. Repond, R. Yoshida, M. C K Mattingly, P. Antonioli, G. Bari, M. Basile, L. Bellagamba, D. Boscherini, A. Bruni, G. Bruni, G. Cara Romeo, L. Cifarelli, F. Cindolo, A. Contin, M. Corradi, S. De PasqualeP. Giusti, G. Iacobucci, G. Levi, A. Margotti, R. Nania, F. Palmonari, A. Pesci, G. Sartorelli, A. Zichichi, G. Aghuzumtsyan, D. Bartsch, I. Brock, J. Crittenden, S. Goers, H. Hartmann, E. Hilger, P. Irrgang, H. P. Jakob, A. Kappes, U. F. Katz, R. Kerger, O. Kind, E. Paul, J. Rautenberg, R. Renner, H. Schnurbusch, A. Stifutkin, J. Tandler, K. C. Voss, A. Weber, D. S. Bailey, N. H. Brook, J. E. Cole, B. Foster, G. P. Heath, H. F. Heath, S. Robins, E. Rodrigues, J. Scott, R. J. Tapper, M. Wing, M. Capua, A. Mastroberardino, M. Schioppa, G. Susinno, J. Y. Kim, Y. K. Kim, J. H. Lee, I. T. Lim, M. Y. Pac, A. Caldwell, M. Helbich, X. Liu, B. Mellado, S. Paganis, W. B. Schmidke, F. Sciulli, J. Chwastowski, A. Eskreys, J. Figiel, K. Olkiewicz, P. Stopa, L. Zawiejski, L. Adamczyk, B. Bednarek, I. Grabowska-Bold, K. Jeleń, D. Kisielewska, A. M. Kowal, M. Kowal, T. Kowalski, B. Mindur, M. Przybycień, E. Rulikowska-Zarebska, L. Suszycki, D. Szuba, J. Szuba

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    Abstract

    Cross sections for e - p charged current deep inelastic scattering have been measured at a centre-of-mass energy of 318 GeV with an integrated luminosity of 16.4 pb -1 using the ZEUS detector at HERA. Differential cross sections dσ/dQ 2, dσ/dx and dσ/dy are presented for Q 2 > 200 GeV 2. In addition, d 2σ/(dxdQ 2) was measured in the kinematic range 280 GeV 2 <Q 2 <30 000 GeV 2 and 0.015 <× <0.42. The predictions of the Standard Model agree well with the measured cross sections. The mass of the W boson, determined from a fit to dσ/dQ 2, is M W = 80.3±2.1(stat.) ± 1.2(syst.) ± 1.0(PDF) GeV. © 2002 Published by Elsevier Science B.V.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)197-217
    Number of pages20
    JournalPhysics Letters. Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
    Volume539
    Issue number3-4
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 18 Jul 2002

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