Dijet mass spectrum and a search for quark compositeness in (p)p collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.8 TeV

B. Abbott, M. Abolins, V. Abramov, B. S. Acharya, I. Adam, D. L. Adams, M. Adams, S. Ahn, H. Aihara, G. A. Alves, N. Amos, E. W. Anderson, R. Astur, M. M. Baarmand, V. V. Babintsev, L. Babukhadia, A. Baden, V. Balamurali, B. Baldin, S. BanerjeeJ. Bantly, E. Barberis, P. Baringer, J. F. Bartlett, A. Belyaev, S. B. Beri, I. Bertram, V. A. Bezzubov, P. C. Bhat, V. Bhatnagar, M. Bhattacharjee, N. Biswas, G. Blazey, S. Blessing, P. Bloom, A. Boehnlein, N. I. Bojko, F. Borcherding, C. Boswell, A. Brandt, R. Breedon, R. Brock, A. Bross, D. Buchholz, V. S. Burtovoi, J. M. Butler, W. Carvalho, D. Casey, Z. Casilum, H. Castilla-Valdez, D. Chakraborty, S. M. Chang, S. V. Chekulaev, L. P. Chen, W. Chen, S. Choi, S. Chopra, B. C. Choudhary, J. H. Christenson, M. Chung, D. Claes, A. R. Clark, W. G. Cobau, J. Cochran, L. Coney, W. E. Cooper, C. Cretsinger, D. Cullen-Vidal, M. A.C. Cummings, D. Cutts, O. I. Dahl, K. Davis, K. De, K. Del Signore, M. Demarteau, D. Denisov, S. P. Denisov, H. T. Diehl, M. Diesburg, G. Di Loreto, P. Draper, Y. Ducros, L. V. Dudko, S. R. Dugad, A. Dyshkant, D. Edmunds, J. Ellison, V. D. Elvira, R. Engelmann, S. Eno, G. Eppley, P. Ermolov, O. V. Eroshin, V. N. Evdokimov, T. Fahland, M. K. Fatyga, S. Feher, D. Fein, T. Ferbel, G. Finocchiaro

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Abstract

Using the DZero detector at the 1.8 TeV pbarp Fermilab Tevatron collider, we have measured the inclusive dijet mass spectrum in the central pseudorapidity region |eta_jet| < 1.0 for dijet masses greater than 200 Gev/c^2. We have also measured the ratio of spectra sigma(|eta_jet| < 0.5)/sigma(0.5 < |eta_jet| < 1.0). The order alpha_s^3 QCD predictions are in good agreement with the data and we rule out models of quark compositeness with a contact interaction scale < 2.4 TeV at the 95% confidence level. © 1999 The American Physical Society.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2457-2462
Number of pages6
JournalPhysical Review Letters
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1999
Externally publishedYes

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    Abbott, B., Abolins, M., Abramov, V., Acharya, B. S., Adam, I., Adams, D. L., Adams, M., Ahn, S., Aihara, H., Alves, G. A., Amos, N., Anderson, E. W., Astur, R., Baarmand, M. M., Babintsev, V. V., Babukhadia, L., Baden, A., Balamurali, V., Baldin, B., ... Finocchiaro, G. (1999). Dijet mass spectrum and a search for quark compositeness in (p)p collisions at sqrt(s) = 1.8 TeV. Physical Review Letters, 2457-2462. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.82.2457