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Measurement of the tt¯ production cross section in the all-jets final state in pp collisions at √s = 8 TeV

CMS Collaboration; Khachatryan, V.; Sirunyan, A.M.; Tumasyan, A.; Adam, W.; Asilar, E.; Bergauer, T.; Brandstetter, J.; Brondolin, E.; Dragicevic, M.; Erö, J.; Flechl, M.; Friedl, M.; Frühwirth, R.; Ghete, V.M.; Hartl, C.; Hörmann, N.; Hrubec, J.; Jeitler, M.; Knünz, V.; ... mehr

Abstract (englisch): The cross section for tt¯ production in the all-jets final state is measured in pp collisions at a centre-of-mass energy of 8 TeV at the LHC with the CMS detector, in data corresponding to an integrated luminosity of 18.4 fb-1 . The inclusive cross section is found to be 275.6±6.1(stat)±37.8(syst)±7.2(lumi) \,pb . The normalized differential cross sections are measured as a function of the top quark transverse momenta, pT , and compared to predictions from quantum chromodynamics. The results are reported at detector, parton, and particle levels. In all cases, the measured top quark pT spectra are significantly softer than theoretical predictions.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Experimentelle Kernphysik (IEKP)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Jahr 2016
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator DOI: 10.1140/epjc/s10052-016-3956-5
ISSN: 1434-6044
URN: urn:nbn:de:swb:90-539905
KITopen ID: 1000053990
Erschienen in European Physical Journal C
Band 76
Heft 3
Seiten 128
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