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URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-511215

Angular coefficients of Z bosons produced in pp collisions at s=8 TeV and decaying to μ+μ- as a function of transverse momentum and rapidity

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.; Mikulec, I.; ... mehr

Abstract:
Measurements of the five most significant angular coefficients, A0 through A4 , for Z bosons produced in pp collisions at s=8 TeV and decaying to μ+μ− are presented as a function of the transverse momentum and rapidity of the Z boson. The integrated luminosity of the dataset collected with the CMS detector at the LHC corresponds to 19.7fb−1 . These measurements provide comprehensive information about the Z boson production mechanisms, and are compared to the QCD predictions at leading order, next-to-leading order, and next-to-next-to-leading order in perturbation theory.


Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2015
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 0370-2693
KITopen ID: 1000051121
Erschienen in Physics Letters B
Band 750
Seiten 154-175
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