Special issue

Electroweak radiative corrections in Z-boson decays

 a,  a,  a,  b
a Russian Federation State Scientific Center A.I. Alikhanov Institute ofTheoretical and Experimental Physics, ul. Bolshaya Cheremushkinskaya 25, Moscow, 117259, Russian Federation
b ITEP and CPPM, IN2P3-CNRS, Maseilles, France

We present a detailed review of the electroweak radiative corrections to the Z-boson decay, in the framework of the Minimal Standard Model (MSM). After a short historical introduction we describe the optimal parametrization of the MSM, especially of the Born approximation, and derive expressions for the one-loop electroweak corrections. Finally a global fit of all relevant experimental data is performed, resulting in fitted values of the t-quark mass, mt, and strong coupling constant αs. Allowed range for the value of the Higgs boson mass, mH, is discussed. Various details of calculations are described in 16 appendices.

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PACS: 12.15.Lk, 13.38.Dg (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU1996v039n05ABEH000146
Citation: Vysotskii M I, Novikov V A, Okun L B, Rozanov A N "Electroweak radiative corrections in Z-boson decays" Phys. Usp. 39 503–538 (1996)
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