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DOI: 10.5445/IR/1000047455
Veröffentlicht am 08.11.2018
Originalveröffentlichung
DOI: 10.1007/JHEP04(2015)164
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Zitationen: 9

Measurement of the Z y production cross section in pp collisions at 8 TeV and search for anomalous triple gauge boson couplings

The CMS collaboration; Khachatryan, V.; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.; Adam, W.; Bergauer, T.; Dragicevic, M.; Erö, J.; Friedl, M.; Frühwirth, R.; Ghete, V.M.; Hartl, C.; Hörmann, N.; Hrubec, J.; Jeitler, M.; Kiesenhofer, W.; Knünz, V.; Krammer, M.; Krätschmer, I.; Liko, D.; ... mehr

Abstract:
The cross section for the production of Z γ in proton-proton collisions at 8 TeV is measured based on data collected by the CMS experiment at the LHC corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 19.5 fb −1 . Events with an oppositely-charged pair of muons or electrons together with an isolated photon are selected. The differential cross section as a function of the photon transverse momentum is measured inclusively and exclusively, where the exclusive selection applies a veto on central jets. The observed cross sections are compatible with the expectations of next-to-next-to-leading-order quantum chromodynamics. Limits on anomalous triple gauge couplings of ZZ γ and Z γγ are set that improve on previous experimental results obtained with the charged lepton decay modes of the Z boson.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1029-8479, 1126-6708, 1127-2236
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-474551
KITopen ID: 1000047455
Erschienen in Journal of high energy physics
Band 2015
Heft 4
Seiten 1-40
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