Publications [#308559] of Mark C. Kruse

Papers Published
  1. Aaltonen, T; Adelman, J; Akimoto, T; González, BÁ; Amerio, S; Amidei, D; Anastassov, A; Annovi, A; Antos, J; Apollinari, G; Apresyan, A; Arisawa, T; Artikov, A; Ashmanskas, W; Attal, A; Aurisano, A; Azfar, F; Badgett, W; Barbaro-Galtieri, A; Barnes, VE; Barnett, BA; Barria, P; Bartsch, V; Bauer, G; Beauchemin, P-H; Bedeschi, F; Beecher, D; Behari, S; Bellettini, G; Bellinger, J; Benjamin, D; Beretvas, A; Beringer, J; Bhatti, A; Binkley, M; Bisello, D; Bizjak, I; Blair, RE; Blocker, C et al., Measurement of the b-hadron production cross section using decays to μ-D0X final states in pp̄ collisions at s=1.96TeV, Physical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation, and Cosmology, vol. 79 no. 9 (2009) [doi] .

    We report a measurement of the production cross section for b hadrons in pp̄ collisions at s=1.96TeV. Using a data sample derived from an integrated luminosity of 83pb-1 collected with the upgraded Collider Detector (CDF II) at the Fermilab Tevatron, we analyze b hadrons, Hb, partially reconstructed in the semileptonic decay mode Hb→μ-D0X. Our measurement of the inclusive production cross section for b hadrons with transverse momentum pT>9GeV/c and rapidity |y|<0.6 is σ=1.30μb±0.05μb(stat)±0. 14μb(syst)±0.07μb(B), where the uncertainties are statistical, systematic, and from branching fractions, respectively. The differential cross sections dσ/dpT are found to be in good agreement with recent measurements of the Hb cross section and well described by fixed-order next-to-leading logarithm predictions. © 2009 The American Physical Society.