CDF Top Quark Physics Public Results
Conveners: David Toback, Jon Wilson

Observation of s-channel by CDF and D0 with the full Tevatron dataset

s-channel CDF+D0 summary plot

Observation of single top at CDF with 3.2 fb-1

3.2/fb CDF summary plot
Color code : \(150~pb^{-1}\) - \(1.9~fb^{-1}\) \(2~fb^{-1}\) - \(4~fb^{-1}\) \(4~fb^{-1}\) - \(7.5~fb^{-1}\) Full dataset
Channel Description (Link to web-page) Measurement Integrated Luminosity Publication
s+t channel MET+jets and lepton+jets CDF combined s+t channel single top \(σ_{s+t}^\text{obs} = 3.02^{+0.49}_{-0.48}~\text{pb}\) Up to \(9.5~\text{fb}^{-1}\) 06/13/2014
Conf. note 11033
s+t channel MET+jets s+t channel single top \(σ_{s+t}^\text{obs} = 3.53^{+1.25}_{-1.16}~\text{pb}\) \(9.5~\text{fb}^{-1}\) 06/13/2014
Conf. note 11033
s-channel combined Tevatron combined observation of s-channel single top Observation of s-channel at \(6.1 σ\): \(σ_{s}^{\text{obs}} = 1.29_{-0.24}^{+0.26}~\text{pb}\) Up to \(9.7~fb^{-1}\) 02/22/2014
PRL 112 231803
arXiv:1402.5126
s-channel MET+jets and lepton+jets CDF combined s-channel single top \(σ_{s\text{-ch}}^\text{obs} = 1.38^{+0.38}_{-0.37} \text{(stat+syst)}\) Significance of evidence: \(4.2 σ\) \(9.5~fb^{-1}\) 10/25/2013
PRL 112 231805
arXiv:1402.3756
Conf. Note 11045
s-channel Lepton+jets Single Top s-channel \(σ_{s\text{-ch}}^\text{obs} = 1.41^{+0.44}_{-0.42} \text{(stat+syst)}\) \(9.4~fb^{-1}\) 08/08/2013
PRL 112 231804
arXiv:1402.0484
Conf. Note 11025
s-channel MET+jets Single Top s-channel \(σ_{s\text{-ch}}^\text{obs} = 1.10^{+0.65}_{-0.66} \text{(stat+syst)}\) \(9.45~fb^{-1}\) 07/11/2013
PRL 112 231805
arXiv:1402.3756
Conf. Note 11076
MET+jets Single Top Production expected: σs+t,exp = 3.20+1.39-1.43 pb; Observed: σs+t,obs = 3.04 +1.46 -1.39 pb. 9.1 fb-1 09/2012
Conf. Note 10926
Lepton+jets Lepton+jets total = 3.04 +0.57-0.53 pb
s-channel = 1.81 +0.63-0.58 pb
t-channel = 1.49 +0.47-0.42 pb
|Vtb| = 0.96 ± 0.09 exp ± 0.05 theory
|Vtb| > 0.78 at 95% CL
7.5 fb-1 04/10/2012
arXiv:1407.4031
Conf. Note 10793
Lepton+jets
MET+jets
Tevatron Combination s+t channel = 2.76 +0.58 -0.47 pb 3.2 fb-1 (CDF)
2.3 fb-1 (D0)
08/15/2009
ArXiv:0908.2171
Lepton+jets
MET+jets
CDF Combined results with 3.2 fb-1 s+t channel = 2.3 +0.6-0.5 pb
|Vtb| = 0.91 +/- 0.11(exp) +/- 0.07(theory)
Sensitivity > 5.9 σ
Observed p-value = 3.1 x 10-7 (5.0σ)

2D analysis: σs=1.8+0.7-0.5 pb;
σt=0.8 ± 0.4 pb
3.2 fb-1 3/4/09 - Observation
PRL 103 092002
PRD82 112005 arXiv:1004.1181
3/10/2008 - Evidence
PRL 101 252001
Lepton+jets Neural Network s+t channel = 1.8 +/- 0.6 pb

2D analysis: σs=2.0 +0.7 -0.6 pb;
σt=0.7 +0.5 -0.5 pb
3.2 fb-1 02/19/2009
PRD82 112005 arXiv:1004.1181
Lepton+jets Multivariate Likelihood Function s+t channel = 1.6 +0.8 -0.7 pb 3.2 fb-1 02/19/2009
PRD82 112005 arXiv:1004.1181
Lepton+jets Boosted Decision Trees s+t channel = 2.1 +0.7 -0.6 pb 3.2 fb-1 02/19/2009 PRD82 112005 arXiv:1004.1181
Lepton+jets Matrix Element s+t channel = 2.5 +0.7 -0.6 pb 3.2 fb-1 02/19/2009
PRD82 112005 arXiv:1004.1181
MET+jets MET+jets s+t channel = 4.9 +2.5 -2.2 pb 2.1 fb-1 12/18/2008
PRD 81 072003
Lepton+jets s-Channel search s-channel = 1.5 +0.9 -0.8 pb 3.2 fb-1 02/26/2009
Conf. Note 9712
Lepton+jets HT and Q x η t-channel < 10.1 pb
s-channel < 13.6 pb
162 pb-1 01/28/2005
PRD 71 012005
Lepton+jets Polarization   σSM(V-A) = 1.72 (pb) ,   σExotic(V+A) = 0 (pb) 3.2 fb-1 8/20/2009
Conf. Note 9920
Lepton+jets Search for W'->tb using single top sample MW'>800 GeV/c2 for MW' > MνR and
MW'>825 GeV/c2 for MW' < MνR at 95% CL
1.9 fb-1 2009
PRL 103 041801
1.0 fb-1
Conf. Note 8747
Lepton+jets Production via FCNC u(c)+g → t < 1.8pb
BR (t → u+g) < 3.9 x 10{-4}$ and BR (t → c+g) < 5.7 x 10^{-3}
2.2 fb-1 06/17/2008
PRL 102 151801