AVERAGE PARTICLE MULTIPLICITIES IN HADRONIC ${{\boldsymbol Z}}$ DECAY

Summed over particle and antiparticle, when appropriate.

$\langle{}\boldsymbol N_{{{\boldsymbol \rho}^{\pm}}}\rangle{}$ INSPIRE search

VALUE DOCUMENT ID TECN  COMMENT
$\bf{ 2.57 \pm0.15}$ OUR AVERAGE
$2.59$ $\pm0.03$ $\pm0.16$ 1
BEDDALL
2009
ALEPH archive, ${\it{}E}^{\it{}ee}_{\rm{}cm}$= 91.2 GeV
$2.40$ $\pm0.06$ $\pm0.43$
ACKERSTAFF
1998A
OPAL ${\it{}E}^{\it{}ee}_{\rm{}cm}$= 91.2 GeV
1  BEDDALL 2009 analyse 3.2 million hadronic Z decays as archived by ALEPH collaboration and report a value of $2.59$ $\pm0.03$ $\pm0.15$ $\pm0.04$. The first error is statistical, the second systematic, and the third arises from extrapolation to full phase space. We combine the systematic errors in quadrature.
  References:
BEDDALL 2009
PL B670 300 Inclusive Production of the ${{\mathit \rho}{(770)}^{\pm}}$ Meson in Hadronic Decays of the $\mathit Z$ Boson
ACKERSTAFF 1998A
EPJ C5 411 Photon and Light Meson Production in Hadronic ${{\mathit Z}^{0}}$ Decays