Forward-backward asymmetry of top quark in unparticle physics

Chuan Hung Chen, G. Cvetič, C. S. Kim

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Abstract

The updated CDF measurement of the forward-backward asymmetry AFB in the top quark production pp-→tt- at Tevatron (with s=1.96 TeV) shows a deviation of 2 σ from the value predicted by the Standard QCD Model. We present calculation of this quantity in the scenario, where colored unparticle physics contributes to the s-channel of the process, and obtain the regions in the plane of the unparticle parameters λ and dU, which give the values of the AFBand of the total tt- production cross section compatible with the present measurements. © 2010 Elsevier B.V.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)393-397
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters, Section B: Nuclear, Elementary Particle and High-Energy Physics
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 3 Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes

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