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Heavy Quark Production in Z0 Decays
AbstractWe present studies of 3-jet final states from hadronic Z0 decays recorded by the SLD experiment. A comparison of the strong couplings of light, c, and b quarks is made using 3-jet rates. We have performed a detailed study of e+e---> b anti-bg final states, in which the quark, antiquark, and gluon jets are identified. The gluon energy spectrum, measured over the full kinematic range, is consistent with the predictions of QCD, and we derive a limit on an anomalous chromomagnetic bbg coupling. We measure the parity violation in Z0 decays into b anti-bg to be consistent with the predictions of electroweak theory and QCD, and perform new tests of T- and CP-conservation at the bbg vertex.
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