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  • noun Plural form of femtobarn.

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  • CMS indicates its analysis used anywhere between one and 1.7 inverse femtobarns, a measure that corresponds to the total number of collisions analyzed.

    Ars Technica

  • It may take as much as 10 inverse femtobarns at the LHC to see it at the golden five-sigma level.

    Breaking News: CBS News

  • I helped lead a femtobarns of integrated luminosity, plus major upgrades to the experiments, to find the

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  • The bias is slight, but the Tevatron now has produced sufficient data 5.3 inverse femtobarns that over 1,200 events that appeared to involve two top quarks were identified.

    Ars Technica

  • More inverse femtobarns, fewer places for the Higgs to hide : A bit more data from the LHC has further narrowed the mass ranges where the Higgs might be hiding.

    Ars Technica

  • There's much more data on the way, as the detectors have recorded 2.5 inverse femtobarns this year alone.

    Ars Technica

  • It does not make much sense, in fact, for the US Department of Energy to spend over 200 million dollars a year running a machine that is now outdated by the LHC startup: every additional year of running would add only 10% more reach for discoveries and measurements (2 femtobarns over 10 is 20% luminosity, or 10% statistical power).

    Scientific Blogging

  • This translates in a bit less than 10 inverse femtobarns of collected collisions (the efficiency is never 100%, for several reasons which would get this post wildly off-topic).

    Scientific Blogging

  • For instance, a 115-GeV Higgs boson might have already been excluded with 5 inverse femtobarns of CDF and D0 data, if backgrounds had fluctuated down by about 2.5 standard deviations!

    Scientific Blogging

  • The DZero result is based on data collected over the last eight years by the DZero experiment: over 6 inverse femtobarns in total integrated luminosity, corresponding to hundreds of trillions of collisions between protons and antiprotons in the Tevatron collider.

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