An Improved Measurement of Electroweak Couplings From $e^+ e^- \to e^+ e^-$ and $e^+ e^- \to \mu^+ \mu^-$

The TASSO collaboration Althoff, M. ; Braunschweig, W. ; Kirschfink, F.J. ; et al.
Z.Phys. C22 (1984) 13, 1984.
Inspire Record 193787 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.2111

We present an analysis of electroweak leptonic couplings from high statistics experiments on Bhabha scattering and μ pair production at an energy of 34.5 GeV. The forward-backward charge asymmetry of the μ pairs was measured to be −0.098±0.023±0.005. The data were found to agree well with the standard theory of electroweak interaction giving sin2θW=0.27±0.07. The leptonic weak couplings were determined to begv=0.000±0.170 andgA=−0.481±0.055. The data were also used to investigate a class of composite models for leptons.

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No description provided.

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Charge Asymmetry Measurement in $e^+ e^- \to \mu^+ \mu^-$ and $\tau^+ \tau^-$ Reactions at $\sqrt{s}=52$-{GeV}

The TOPAZ collaboration Adachi, I. ; Aihara, H. ; Dijkstra, H.B. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B208 (1988) 319-323, 1988.
Inspire Record 251920 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.29948
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Study of the process e+e-\to \mu+\mu- in the energy region \sqrt{s}=980, 1040 -- 1380 MeV

Achasov, M.N. ; Aulchenko, V.M. ; Beloborodov, K.I. ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D79 (2009) 112012, 2009.
Inspire Record 798415 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.50493

The cross section of the process e+e-\to\mu+\mu- was measured in the SND experiment at the VEPP-2M e+e- collider in the energy region \sqrt{s}=980, 1040 -- 1380 MeV. The event numbers of the process e+e-\to\mu+\mu- were normalized to the integrated luminosity measured using e+e-\to e+e- and e+e-\to\gamma\gamma processes. The ratio of the measured cross section to the theoretically predicted value is 1.006\pm 0.007 \pm 0.016 and 1.005 \pm 0.007 \pm 0.018 in the first and second case respectively. Using results of the measurements, the electromagnetic running coupling constant \alpha in the energy region \sqrt{s}=1040 -- 1380 MeV was obtained <1/\alpha> = 134.1\pm 0.5 \pm 1.2 and this is in agreement with theoretical expectation.

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The E+ E- --> MU+ MU- cross section obtained using the (GAMMA GAMMA) luminosity measurement.

The measured E+ E- --> E+ E- cross section in the electron angle 30 to 150 degrees.


Measurement of the e+ e- ---> pi+ pi- cross section with the CMD-2 detector in the 370 - 520-MeV c.m. energy range

Akhmetshin, R.R. ; Aulchenko, V.M. ; Banzarov, V.Sh. ; et al.
JETP Lett. 84 (2006) 413-417, 2006.
Inspire Record 728191 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.41786

The cross section of the process e+e- -> pi+pi- has been measured at the CMD-2 detector in the 370-520 MeV center-of-mass (c.m.) energy range. A systematic uncertainty of the measurement is 0.7 %. Using all CMD-2 data on the pion form factor, the pion electromagnetic radius was calculated. The cross section of muon pair production was also determined.

3 data tables

The measured Born muon pair production cross section. Errors are statistical only.

The measured pion form factor. The errors are statistical only.

The measured bare PI+ PI- production cross section. This is corrected for radiative effects but excludes a correction for vacuum polarization effects. The errors are statistical only.


Measurement of hadron and lepton-pair production in e+ e- collisions at s**(1/2) = 192-GeV to 208-GeV at LEP

The L3 collaboration Achard, P. ; Adriani, O. ; Aguilar-Benitez, M. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C47 (2006) 1-19, 2006.
Inspire Record 704275 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.48637

Hadron production and lepton-pair production in e+e- collisions are studied with data collected with the L3 detector at LEP at centre-of-mass energies sqrt{s}=192-208GeV. Using a total integrated luminosity of 453/pb, 36057 hadronic events and 12863 lepton-pair events are selected. The cross sections for hadron production and lepton-pair production are measured for the full sample and for events where no high-energy initial-state-radiation photon is emitted prior to the collisions. Lepton-pair events are further investigated and forward-backward asymmetries are measured. Finally, the differential cross sections for electron-positron pair-production is determined as a function of the scattering angle. An overall good agreement is found with Standard Model predictions.

21 data tables

Measured hadron cross section for the inclusive data sample.

Measured hadron cross section for the high-energy data sample.

Measured MU+ MU- cross section for the inclusive data sample.

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Measurement and interpretation of fermion-pair production at LEP energies above the Z resonance

The DELPHI collaboration Abdallah, J. ; Abreu, P. ; Adam, W. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C45 (2006) 589-632, 2006.
Inspire Record 699726 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.48590

This paper presents DELPHI measurements and interpretations of cross-sections, forward-backward asymmetries, and angular distributions, for the e+e- -> ffbar process for centre-of-mass energies above the Z resonance, from sqrt(s) ~ 130 - 207 GeV at the LEP collider. The measurements are consistent with the predictions of the Standard Model and are used to study a variety of models including the S-Matrix ansatz for e+e- -> ffbar scattering and several models which include physics beyond the Standard Model: the exchange of Z' bosons, contact interactions between fermions, the exchange of gravitons in large extra dimensions and the exchange of sneutrino in R-parity violating supersymmetry.

29 data tables

Measured cross sections and forward-backward asymmetries for non-radiative E+ E- --> E+ E- events.

Differential cross sections for non-radiative E+ E- --> E+ E- events at centre of mass energy 189 GeV.

Differential cross sections for non-radiative E+ E- --> E+ E- events at centre of mass energy 192 GeV.

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Tests of the standard model and constraints on new physics from measurements of fermion pair production at 189-GeV to 209-GeV at LEP

The OPAL collaboration
Eur.Phys.J. C33 (2004) 173-212, 2004.
Inspire Record 628491 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.43174

Cross-section and angular distributions for hadronic and lepton-pair final states in e+e- collisions at centre-of-mass energies between 189 GeV and 209 GeV, measured with the OPAL detector at LEP, are presented and compared with the predictions of the Standard Model. The measurements are used to determine the electromagnetic coupling constant alphaem at LEP2 energies. In addition, the results are used together with OPAL measurements at 91-183 GeV within the S-matrix formalism to determine the gamma-Z interference term and to make an almost model-independent measurement of the Z mass. Limits on extensions to the Standard Model described by effective four-fermion contact interactions or the addition of a heavy Z boson are also presented.

18 data tables

CM energy values.

Measured cross section for QUARK QUARKBAR (HADRON) production. The data are corrected to no interference between initial and final state radiation.

Measured cross section for MU+ MU- production. The data are corrected to no interference between initial and final state radiation.

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Precise determination of the Z resonance parameters at LEP: 'Zedometry'

The OPAL collaboration
Eur.Phys.J. C19 (2001) 587-651, 2001.
Inspire Record 538108 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.49855

This final analysis of hadronic and leptonic cross-sections and of leptonic forward-backward asymmetries in e+e- collisions with the OPAL detector makes use of the full LEP1 data sample comprising 161 pb^-1 of integrated luminosity and 4.5 x 10^6 selected Z decays. An interpretation of the data in terms of contributions from pure Z exchange and from Z-gamma interference allows the parameters of the Z resonance to be determined in a model-independent way. Our results are in good agreement with lepton universality and consistent with the vector and axial-vector couplings predicted in the Standard Model. A fit to the complete dataset yields the fundamental Z resonance parameters: mZ = 91.1852 +- 0.0030 GeV, GZ = 2.4948 +- 0.0041 GeV, s0h = 41.501 +- 0.055 nb, Rl = 20.823 +- 0.044, and Afb0l = 0.0145 +- 0.0017. Transforming these parameters gives a measurement of the ratio between the decay width into invisible particles and the width to a single species of charged lepton, Ginv/Gl = 5.942 +- 0.027. Attributing the entire invisible width to neutrino decays and assuming the Standard Model couplings for neutrinos, this translates into a measurement of the effective number of light neutrino species, N_nu = 2.984 +- 0.013. Interpreting the data within the context of the Standard Model allows the mass of the top quark, mt = 162 +29-16 GeV, to be determined through its influence on radiative corrections. Alternatively, utilising the direct external measurement of mt as an additional constraint leads to a measurement of the strong coupling constant and the mass of the Higgs boson: alfa_s(mZ) = 0.127 +- 0.005 and mH = 390 +750-280 GeV.

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The cross section for hadron production corrected to the simple kinematic acceptance region defined by SPRIME/S > 0.01. Statistical errors only are shown. Also given is the cross section value corrected for the beam energy spread to correspond to the physical cross section at the central value of SQRT(S).

The cross section for E+ E- production corrected to the simple kinematic acceptance region defined by ABS(COS(THETA(C=E-))) < 0.7 and THETA(C=ACOL) < 10 degrees. Statistical errors only are shown. Also given is the cross section value corrected for the beam energy spread to correspond to the physical cross sectionat the central value of SQRT(S).

The cross section for mu+ mu- production corrected to the simple kinematic acceptance region defined by N = M(P=3_4)**2/S > 0.01. Statistical errors only are shown. Also given is the cross section value corrected for the beam energy spread to correspond to the physical cross section at the central value of SQRT(S).

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Cross-sections and leptonic forward backward asymmetries from the Z0 running of LEP

The DELPHI collaboration Abreu, P. ; Adam, W. ; Adye, T. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C16 (2000) 371-405, 2000.
Inspire Record 527605 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.49969
14 data tables

Hadronic cross section measured with the 1993 data. Additional systematic error of 0.10 PCT (efficiencies and backgrounds) and 0.29 PCT (absolute luminosity).

Hadronic cross section measured with the 1994 data. Additional systematic error of 0.11 PCT (efficiencies and backgrounds) and 0.11 PCT (absolute luminosity).

Hadronic cross section measured with the 1995 data. Additional systematic error of 0.10 PCT (efficiencies and backgrounds) and 0.11 PCT (absolute luminosity).

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Measurement of hadron and lepton pair production at 130-GeV less than $\sqrt{S}$ less than 189-GeV at LEP

The L3 collaboration Acciarri, M. ; Achard, P. ; Adriani, O. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B479 (2000) 101-117, 2000.
Inspire Record 513676 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.48958

We report on measurements of e+e- annihilation into hadrons and lepton pairs. The data have been collected with the L3 detector at LEP at centre-of-mass energies between 130 and 189 GeV. Using a total integrated luminosity of 243.7 pb^-1, 25864 hadronic and 8573 lepton-pair events are selected for the measurement of cross sections and leptonic forward-backward asymmetries. The results are in good agreement with Standard Model predictions.

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Measured cross sections for the hadronic events.

Measured cross sections for the muon-pair events.

Measured cross sections for the tau-pair events.

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Tests of the standard model and constraints on new physics from measurements of fermion pair production at 189-GeV at LEP

The OPAL collaboration Abbiendi, G. ; Ackerstaff, K. ; Alexander, G. ; et al.
Eur.Phys.J. C13 (2000) 553-572, 2000.
Inspire Record 504989 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.49123

Cross-sections and angular distributions for hadronic and lepton pair final states in e+e- collisions at a centre-of-mass energy near 189 GeV, measured with the OPAL detector at LEP, are presented and compared with the predictions of the Standard Model. The results are used to measure the energy dependence of the electromagnetic coupling constant alpha_em, and to place limits on new physics as described by four-fermion contact interactions or by the exchange of a new heavy particle such as a sneutrino in supersymmetric theories with R-parity violation. A search for the indirect effects of the gravitational interaction in extra dimensions on the mu+mu- and tau+tau- final states is also presented.

9 data tables

Hadronic cross section.

The cross sections for hadronic, and muon- and tau-pair production in the two sprime/s regions.

The cross sections for electron -pair production with various angular cuts.

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Precise measurement of the e+ e- ---> mu+ mu- reaction at s**(1/2) = 57.77-GeV

The VENUS collaboration Miura, M. ; Odaka, S. ; Arima, T. ; et al.
Phys.Rev. D57 (1998) 5345-5362, 1998.
Inspire Record 452097 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.27142
3 data tables

Primary model-independant results.

Differential cross section in the effective-Born scheme.

Total cross section and forward backward asymmetry results in the effective-Born scheme.


Measurement of hadron and lepton pair production at 161-GeV < s**(1/2) < 172-GeV at LEP

The L3 collaboration Acciarri, M. ; Adriani, O. ; Aguilar-Benitez, M. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B407 (1997) 361-376, 1997.
Inspire Record 443802 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.47468
4 data tables

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Direct measurement of leptonic coupling asymmetries with polarized Zs

The SLD collaboration Abe, K. ; Akagi, T. ; Allen, N.J. ; et al.
Phys.Rev.Lett. 79 (1997) 804-808, 1997.
Inspire Record 442260 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.19552

We present direct measurements of the $Z~0$-lepton coupling asymmetry parameters, $A_e$, $A_\mu$, and $A_\tau$, based on a data sample of 12,063 leptonic $Z~0$ decays collected by the SLD detector. The $Z$ bosons are produced in collisions of beams of polarized $e~-$ with unpolarized $e~+$ at the SLAC Linear Collider. The couplings are extracted from the measurement of the left-right and forward-backward asymmetries for each lepton species. The results are: $A_e=0.152 \pm 0.012 {(stat)} \pm 0.001 {(syst)}$, $A_\mu=0.102 \pm 0.034 \pm 0.002$, and $A_\tau=0.195 \pm 0.034 \pm 0.003$.

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Measurement of hadron and lepton pair production from $e^{+} e^{-}$ annihilation at center-of-mass energies of 130-GeV and 136-GeV

The ALEPH collaboration Buskulic, D. ; De Bonis, I. ; Decamp, D. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B378 (1996) 373-384, 1996.
Inspire Record 421552 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.47801
12 data tables

Data with loose SPRIME cut.

Data with tight SPRIME cut.

Data with loose SPRIME cut.

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Test of the four fermion contact interaction in e+ e- collisions at 130-GeV - 140-GeV

The OPAL collaboration Alexander, G. ; Allison, John ; Altekamp, N. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B387 (1996) 432-442, 1996.
Inspire Record 421997 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.47754
3 data tables

No description provided.

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Measurement of cross-sections and leptonic forward - backward asymmetries at the z pole and determination of electroweak parameters

The L3 collaboration Acciarri, M. ; Adam, A. ; Adriani, O. ; et al.
Z.Phys. C62 (1994) 551-576, 1994.
Inspire Record 374696 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.48198
28 data tables

Results from 1990 data. Additional systematic uncertainty of 0.3 pct.

Results from 1991 data. Additional systematic uncertainty of 0.15 pct.

Results from 1992 data. Additional systematic uncertainty of 0.15 pct.

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Measurements of cross-section and charge asymmetry for e+ e- ---> mu+ mu- and e+ e- ---> tau+ tau- at s**(1/2) = 57.8-GeV

The AMY collaboration Velissaris, C. ; Lusin, S. ; Chung, Y.S. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B331 (1994) 227-235, 1994.
Inspire Record 373861 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.38344
5 data tables

Lowest order cross section and forward-backward asymmetry.

Errors are statistical only.

Lowest order cross section and forward-backward asymmetry.

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Measurements of the line shape of the $Z^0$ and determination of electroweak parameters from its hadronic and leptonic decays

The DELPHI collaboration Abreu, P. ; Adam, W. ; Adye, T. ; et al.
Nucl.Phys. B417 (1994) 3-57, 1994.
Inspire Record 372144 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.48413
26 data tables

Hadronic cross sections from the 1990 data set. Additional systematic uncertainties come from efficiencies and background of 0.4 pct in addition to the luminosity uncertainty 0.7 pct.

Hadronic cross sections from the 1991 data set. Additional systematic uncertainties come from efficiencies and background of 0.2 pct in addition to the luminosity uncertainty 0.6 pct.

E+ E- cross sections from the 1990 data set for both final state fermions in the polar angle range 44 to 136 degrees and accollinearity < 10 degrees (the s + t data).

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Precision measurements of the neutral current from hadron and lepton production at LEP

The OPAL collaboration Acton, P.D. ; Alexander, G. ; Allison, John ; et al.
Z.Phys. C58 (1993) 219-238, 1993.
Inspire Record 352696 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.14495
9 data tables

Statistical and systematic point-to-point errors included. There is an additional 0.2 pct overall systematic uncertainty.

Systematic error of 0.45 pct not included.

Systematic error of 0.25 pct not included.

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Search for a $Z^\prime$ at the $Z$ resonance

The L3 collaboration Adriani, O. ; Aguilar-Benitez, M. ; Ahlen, S.P. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B306 (1993) 187-196, 1993.
Inspire Record 355489 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.28919
4 data tables

Data taken during 1990.

Data taken during 1991.

Data taken during 1990.

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Update of electroweak parameters from $Z$ decays

The ALEPH collaboration Buskulic, D. ; Decamp, D. ; Goy, C. ; et al.
Z.Phys. C60 (1993) 71-82, 1993.
Inspire Record 354298 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.47312
15 data tables

Data from 1990 running period.

Data from 1990 running period.

Data from 1990 running period.

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Cross-sections and charge asymmetries for e+ e- ---> mu+ mu- and e+ e- ---> tau+ tau- reactions at s**(1/2) = 52-GeV - 61.4-GeV

The TOPAZ collaboration Howell, B. ; Koltick, D.S. ; Tauchi, T. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B291 (1992) 206-212, 1992.
Inspire Record 336076 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.29061
6 data tables

No description provided.

Additional 4.6 pct systematic uncertainty.

Additional 4.4 pct systematic uncertainty.

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Measurement of the decay of the Upsilon (1S) and Upsilon (2S) resonances to muon pairs

The Crystal Ball collaboration Kobel, M. ; Antreasyan, D. ; Bartels, H.W. ; et al.
Z.Phys. C53 (1992) 193-206, 1992.
Inspire Record 306832 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.14771
2 data tables

Corrected cross section. Statistical and point to point systematic errors combined. Additional systematic error given above. The storage ring SQRT(S) has a 7.9 +- 0.2 MeV energy spread around the values given.

Corrected cross section. Statistical and point to point systematic errors combined. Additional systematic error given above.The storage ring SQRT(S) has a 8.2 +- 0.3 MeV energy spread around the values given.


A Study of the reaction e+ e- ---> mu+ mu- around the Z0 pole

The DELPHI collaboration Abreu, P. ; Adam, W. ; Adami, F. ; et al.
Phys.Lett. B260 (1991) 240-248, 1991.
Inspire Record 314619 DOI 10.17182/hepdata.29420
3 data tables

Fully corrected cross sections.

Forward-backward asymmetries corrected to full solid angle, but not for cuts on momenta and acollinearity.

Effective weak mixing angle.