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Measurement of the cross-section of high transverse momentum vector bosons reconstructed as single jets and studies of jet substructure in pp collisions at √s = 7 TeV with the ATLAS detector

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  • G. Aad
  • B. Abbott
  • J. Abdallah
  • S. Abdel Khalek
  • O. Abdinov
  • R. Aben
  • B. Abi
  • Lotte Ansgaard Thomsen
  • Sascha Mehlhase
  • Morten Dam Jørgensen
  • Almut Maria Pingel
  • Gorm Aske Gram Krohn Galster
  • Ask Emil Løvschall-Jensen
  • Alejandro Alonso Diaz
  • James William Monk
  • Lars Egholm Pedersen
This paper presents a measurement of the cross-section for high transverse momentum W and Z bosons produced in pp collisions and decaying to all-hadronic final states. The data used in the analysis were recorded by the ATLAS detector at the CERN Large Hadron Collider at a centre-of-mass energy of and correspond to an integrated luminosity of . The measurement is performed by reconstructing the boosted W or Z bosons in single jets. The reconstructed jet mass is used to identify the W and Z bosons, and a jet substructure method based on energy cluster information in the jet centre-of-mass frame is used to suppress the large multi-jet background. The cross-section for events with a hadronically decaying W or Z boson, with transverse momentum and pseudorapidity , is measured to be pb and is compared to next-to-leading-order calculations. The selected events are further used to study jet grooming techniques.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Artikelnummer113013
TidsskriftNew Journal of Physics
Vol/bind16
ISSN1367-2630
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 3 jul. 2014

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