Triple gauge boson decay of new neutral gauge bosons

Thomas G. Rizzo, Richard W. Robinett

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The decay of new heavy neutral gauge bosons (Z′) into three gauge boson final states (e.g., W+W-Z) is examined within the context of E6 superstring-inspired models. We find that the ratio of decay rates Γ(Z′→W+W-Z)/Γ(Z′→W+W-) grows quadratically with the Z′ mass and can be as large ≅0.43 for a Z′ mass of 3 TeV. Suuch final states should be observable above the continuum at both e+e- and hadron colliders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-121
Number of pages5
JournalPhysics Letters B
Issue number1-2
StatePublished - Aug 3 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics


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