, Volume 107, Issue 1, pp 75-83

On exploiting the single-lepton event structure for the top search

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We discuss whether the event structure can be useful for the top search in the single-lepton channel at the Tevatron, where the main obstacle is a considerable background from QCD W+multijet production. We restrict our discussion to the case of a standard-model top of heavy mass,M top>100 GeV.