Production and Decay of Z Bosons at the SLC

  • G. J. Feldman
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 223)


My lectures at Cargèse covered the very first physics results from the SLAC Linear Collider (SLC). At the time of this writing (December 1989), it seems most sensible to present a review of the results that were presented at the school in an updated form. The organization of this report will be to give a brief introduction to linear colliders and the SLC, then to describe the MARK II detector, and finally to review the current status of the three major physics topics discussed at Cargèse:
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    the Z line shape, from which we deduce the Z mass and width, and the number of neutrino species,

  2. 2.

    the partonic structure of hadronic decays and a measurement of α s , and

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    searches for new quarks and leptons.



Storage Ring Linear Collider Charged Higgs Boson Hadronic Decay Drift Chamber 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. J. Feldman
    • 1
  1. 1.Stanford Linear Accelerator CenterStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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