Top Quark Polarization

Stephen Parke, FNAL

Talk given at Keystone Workshop on Physics and Detectors for Future e+e- Linear Colliders. The talk was at the Top Physics Sessions on Sunday 27 September 1998.


  1. Outline
  2. Reasons to Measure
  3. Notation and Frames
  4. Cross Section
  5. Couplings
  6. Angles at 400 GeV
  7. Effect of Polarization
  8. In the top rest frame
  9. Dependence on CM Energy
  10. Interference at 400 GeV
  11. Interference at 800 GeV
  12. Interference at 1500 GeV
  13. QCD Corrections
  14. Connection with Polarization
  15. First Order QCD Correction
  16. Spin Definition
  17. QCD Correction at 400 GeV
  18. QCD Correction at 800 GeV
  19. QCD Correction at 1500 GeV
  20. One Particle Correlations
  21. Two Particle Correlations
  22. Graphically in the Lab Frame
  23. Off Diagonal Basis
  24. One Two Particle Correlation in Top Rest Frame
  25. In the Lab Frame
  26. Another Two Particle Correlation Comparing Frames
  27. Rapidity Distribution Top Rest Frame
  28. Polarization Asymmetry
  29. In the Helicity Basis
  30. Still to Do
  31. Conclusion



Last modified: Wed Oct 14 14:54:30 EDT 1998