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Particles and Fields
Eur. Phys. J. C 9, 565-578
DOI 10.1007/s100529900069

CP violation in decays Z $\rightarrow$ 4 jets

O. Nachtmann - C. Schwanenberger

Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Heidelberg, Philosophenweg 16, D-69120 Heidelberg, Germany

Received: 1 February 1999 / Published online: 30 June 1999

We analyse CP-violating effects in Z $\rightarrow$ 4 jet decays, assuming the presence of CP-violating effective $Z b \bar{b} G$ and $Z b \bar{b} G G$ couplings. We discuss the influence of these couplings on the decay width. Furthermore, we propose various strategies of a direct search for such CP-violating couplings by using different CP-odd observables. The present data of LEP 1 should give significant information on the couplings.

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