W mass measurement at the Tevatron

Experimental Particle Physics seminar

W mass measurement at the Tevatron

  • Event time: 2:00pm until 3:00pm
  • Event date: 31st January 2007
  • Speaker: Chris Hays (University of Oxford)
  • Location: Room 3218,

Event details

First Run II Measurement of the W Boson Mass with CDF

I present a new measurement of the W boson mass from the CDF Collaboration. With a total uncertainty of 48 MeV/c^2, this is the single most precise W mass measurement to date. The world uncertainty on the W mass has been reduced from 29 MeV/c^2 to 25 MeV/c^2, further constraining the mass of the Higgs boson in the context of the Standard Model.

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