New Physics as a Background to Precision Measurements of Standard Model Radiative Corrections
With the official opening of the operational stage at LEP 1 on 15 July 1989, 1 period of intensive searches will begin, whose outcome might well be some exciting breakthrough in the key mechanisms that govern the elementary interactions. Thanks to a remarkable joint experimental-theoretical effort, that will be the content of a next-to-appear CERN Yellow report , it will be possible to perform a systematic test of a large number of predictions of the Glashow-Salam-Weinberg Standard Model (SM) to the one-loop level of accuracy. If any substantial deviation between experimental and theory were discovered, a first strong support for some kind of New Physics beyond the SM would be thus set by an indirect effect.
KeywordsGauge Boson Radiative Correction Standard Model Background Standard Model Contribution Standard Model Parameter
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