2018 Impact factor 4.843
Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 5, 249-253
DOI 10.1007/s100529800925

Measurement of the W boson mass at the LHC

S. Keller - J. Womersley

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, P.O. Box 500, Batavia, IL 60510, USA

Received: 10 March 1998 / Published online: 30 July 1998

Abstract
We explore the ability of the Large Hadron Collider to measure the mass of the W boson. We believe that a precision better than $\sim 15$ MeV could be attained, based on a year of operation at low luminosity ($10^{33}\,{\rm cm}^{-2}\,{\rm s}^{-1}$). If this is true, this measurement will be the world's best determination of the W mass.


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