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Combination of the top-quark mass measurements from the Tevatron collider
Aaltonen T., C. Cousinou M., Duperrin A., Geng W., Kajfasz E. et al
Physical Review D 86 (2012) 092003 - http://hal.in2p3.fr/in2p3-00717117
Physique/Physique des Hautes Energies - Expérience
Combination of the top-quark mass measurements from the Tevatron collider
T. Aaltonen, M. C. Cousinou1, A. Duperrin1, W. Geng1, E. Kajfasz1, S. Kermiche1, E. Nagy1, N. Osman1, J.-F. Grivaz2, T. Guillemin2, M. Jaffré2, P. Pétroff2, H. Li3, G. Sajot3, J. Stark3, F. Badaud4, P. Gay4, P. Gris4, G. Grenier5, T. Kurca5, P. Lebrun5, P. Verdier5, A. Savoy-Navarro6
1 :  CPPM - Centre de Physique des Particules de Marseille
CNRS : UMR7346 – IN2P3 – Université de la Méditerranée - Aix-Marseille II
163, avenue de Luminy - Case 902 - 13288 Marseille cedex 09
2 :  LAL - Laboratoire de l'Accélérateur Linéaire
CNRS : UMR8607 – IN2P3 – Université Paris XI - Paris Sud
Centre Scientifique d'Orsay B.P. 34 91898 ORSAY Cedex
3 :  LPSC - Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie
CNRS : UMR5821 – IN2P3 – Université Joseph Fourier - Grenoble I – Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble - Grenoble Institute of Technology
53 avenue des Martyrs - 38026 Grenoble Cedex
4 :  LPC - Laboratoire de Physique Corpusculaire [Clermont-Ferrand]
CNRS : UMR6533 – IN2P3 – Université Blaise Pascal - Clermont-Ferrand II
Campus des Cézeaux 24, avenue des Landais BP 80026 63171 Aubière Cedex
5 :  IPNL - Institut de Physique Nucléaire de Lyon
CNRS : UMR5822 – IN2P3 – Université Claude Bernard - Lyon I (UCBL)
6 :  APC - UMR 7164 - AstroParticule et Cosmologie
CNRS : UMR7164 – IN2P3 – Observatoire de Paris – Université Paris VII - Paris Diderot – CEA : DSM/IRFU
APC - UMR 7164, Université Paris Diderot, 10 rue Alice Domon et Léonie Duquet, case postale 7020, F-75205 Paris Cedex 13
The top quark is the heaviest known elementary particle, with a mass about twice the mass of the $W$ and $Z$ bosons of the weak interaction, and about 40 times larger than the mass of its isospin partner, the bottom quark. It decays almost 100% of the time to a $W$ boson and a bottom quark, and the $W$ boson then decays to a lepton and a neutrino or to a quark-antiquark pair. Using top-antitop pairs at the Tevatron proton-antiproton collider, the CDF and {\dzero} collaborations have measured the top quark's mass in different decay channels for integrated luminosities of up to 5.8 fb$^{-1}$. This paper reports on a combination of these measurements that results in a more precise value of the mass than any individual decay channel can provide. It describes the treatment of the systematic uncertainties and their correlations. The mass value determined is $173.18 \pm 0.56({\rm stat}) \pm 0.75({\rm syst})$ GeV or $173.18 \pm 0.94$ GeV, which has a precision of $\pm 0.54%$, making the mass of the top quark the most accurately measured mass of the standard model quarks.

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Physical Review D (Phys. Rev. D)
Publisher American Physical Society
ISSN 1550-7998 (eISSN : 1550-2368)

30 pages and 6 figures, submitted to Phys. Rev. D - See paper for full list of authors
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