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Indirect measurement of $\sin^2 \theta_W$ (or $M_W$) using $\mu^+\mu^-$ pairs from $\gamma^*/Z$ bosons produced in $p\bar{p}$ collisions at a center-of-momentum energy of 1.96 TeV

The CDF collaboration
Phys.Rev. D89 (2014) 072005, 2014

Abstract (data abstract)
Fermilab-Tevatron. Drell-Yan lepton pairs are produced in the process PBAR P --> MU+ MU- + X through an intermediate GAMMA*/Z boson. The forward-backward asymmetry in the polar-angle distribution of the MU- as a function of the invariant mass of the MU+ MU- pair is used to obtain the effective leptonic determination SIN**2(THETAEFF(LEPTON)) of the electroweak-mixing parameter SIN**2(THETA(W)), from which the value of SIN**2(THETA(W)) is derived assuming the standard model. The measurement sample, recorded by the Collider Detector at Fermilab (CDF), corresponds to 9.2 fb^{-1} of integrated luminosity from PBAR P collisions at a center-of-momentum energy of 1.96 TeV, and is the full CDF Run II (2001-2011) data set.

  • Table 1

    Data from Page 18


    The measured value of SIN**2(THETAEFF(LEPTON)).

  • Table 2

    Data from Page 18


    The measured value of SIN**2(THETA(W)).

  • Table 3

    Data from Page 18


    The measured value of M(W).

  • Table 4

    Data from Table 2


    The fully corrected measurement of ASYM(FB) as a function of the muon-pair invariant mass.

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