Determination of αs from jet multiplicities measured on the Z0 resonance

L3 Collaboration, X. Leytens

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Abstract

We present a study of jet multiplicities based on 37 000 hadronic Z0 boson decays. From this data we determine the strong coupling constant αs=0.115±0.005 (exp.)-0.010+0.012 (theor.) to second order QCD at √s=91.22GeV.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)464-472
Number of pages9
JournalPhysics Letters B
Volume248
Issue number3-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Oct 1990
Externally publishedYes

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Determination of αs from jet multiplicities measured on the Z0 resonance. / L3 Collaboration ; Leytens, X.

In: Physics Letters B, Vol. 248, No. 3-4, 04.10.1990, p. 464-472.

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