Physics Results of the UAI Collaboration at the Cern Proton-Antiproton Collider

  • Carlo Rubbia
Part of the The Subnuclear Series book series (SUS, volume 21)


The conversion of the SPS into a p̄p collider[1] and the associated physics programs of the UA1 collaboration were motivated by three very specific physics goals, namely:
  1. (i)

    the observation of jets and a detailed comparison with predictions of QCD.

  2. (ii)

    The discovery of the charged Intermediate Vector Boson (IVB) W± in the electron and muon decay modes and the measurement of its fundamental charge asymmetry in the decay.

  3. (iii)

    The discovery of the neutral IVB, Z° both in the electron and muon decay channels.



Transverse Momentum Transverse Energy Central Detector Muon Track Minimum Bias Event 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Carlo Rubbia
    • 1
  1. 1.CernGenevaSwitzerland

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