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First measurements of hadronic decays of the Z boson.

  • Author(s): Abrams, GS
  • Adolphsen, CE
  • Aleksan, R
  • Alexander, JP
  • Averill, D
  • Ballam, J
  • Barish, BC
  • Barklow, T
  • Barnett, BA
  • Bartelt, J
  • Bethke, S
  • Blockus, D
  • de Boer W
  • Bonvicini, G
  • Boyarski, A
  • Brabson, B
  • Breakstone, A
  • Brom, JM
  • Bulos, F
  • Burchat, PR
  • Burke, DL
  • Cence, RJ
  • Chapman, J
  • Chmeissani, M
  • Cords, D
  • Coupal, DP
  • Dauncey, P
  • DeStaebler, HC
  • Dorfan, DE
  • Dorfan, JM
  • Drell, PS
  • Drewer, DC
  • Elia, R
  • Fay, J
  • Feldman, GJ
  • Fernandes, D
  • Field, RC
  • Ford, WT
  • Fordham, C
  • Frey, R
  • Fujino, D
  • Gan, KK
  • Gero, E
  • Gidal, G
  • Glanzman, T
  • Goldhaber, G
  • Gomez Cadenas JJ
  • Gratta, G
  • Grindhammer, G
  • Grosse-Wiesmann, P
  • Hanson, G
  • Harr, R
  • Harral, B
  • Harris, FA
  • Hawkes, CM
  • Hayes, K
  • Hearty, C
  • Herrup, D
  • Heusch, CA
  • Hildreth, MD
  • Himel, T
  • Hinshaw, DA
  • Holmgren, S
  • Hong, SJ
  • et al.
Abstract

We have observed hadronic final states produced in the decays of Z bosons. In order to study the parton structure of these events, we compare the distributions in sphericity, thurst, aplanarity, and number of jets to the predictions of several QCD-based models and to data from lower energies. The data and models agree within the present statistical precision. © 1989 The American Physical Society.

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